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150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1120
Raleigh, NC 27601


J.D., Campbell Law School 

B.A., History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


North Carolina Super Lawyers (2015-2022)

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Bo Thompson is a Partner in the firm’s Raleigh office. He is a North Carolina native whose practice areas include professional liability defense, health care, agribusiness and toxic tort law, privacy & data security, products liability, and general liability matters. He has experience in all phases of litigation from pre-suit claims through trial.

Professional Liability Defense 

Bo has nearly two decades of experience defending health care professionals, their practices, as well as hospitals and other health care facilities and their staff against claims of alleged medical malpractice.  He also represents accountants, appraisers, attorneys, educators, farmers, law enforcement officers, property managers, real estate developers, realtors, and other regulated business owners and their state-licensed employees. 

Health Care 

Bo works with a variety of medical specialties within the health care field including Anesthesiology, Bariatric Surgery, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Hematology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Radiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Nursing, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, General Surgery, Toxicology, and Urology, as well as a variety of allied health care providers in outpatient, inpatient, home health, and skilled care facilities.  In addition to assisting health care providers with civil claims filed by former patients, he also assists health care providers when they are asked to appear before state licensing boards, such as the North Carolina Medical Board or the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Bo also represents physicians and providers subpoenaed to testify at deposition or trial in matters where they are not the target defendant, providing advice and counsel on how best to avoid becoming a target.

Agribusiness and Environmental/Toxic Tort

Bo has worked with dozens of landowners and growers in litigation regarding farms in numerous, historically agricultural counties in Eastern North Carolina. He assists his agribusiness clients in preparing for court-ordered site inspections, depositions, document production, pre-trial hearings, and trial. He participated in four month-long trials in the Eastern District of North Carolina as personal counsel to several independent farmers.

Cyber, Privacy & Data Security

Bo's work in the health care field necessarily includes advising providers regarding the private and protected health information kept by health care professionals regarding their patients. He regularly responds to requests for patient information on behalf of health providers and covered entities sent by a variety of third parties. 

Product & General Liability

He represents individuals and corporations in a variety of cases and claims in general civil matters, including matters involving intentional torts, property damage, premises liability, dram shop matters, and claims alleging unfair and deceptive trade practices, embezzlement, and fraud. Bo also represents businesses and manufacturers in products liability and personal injury claims. 


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