Patrick H. Thompson received his bachelor’s degree in History from SUNY Oneonta where he was a cum laude graduate in 2008. Mr. Thompson received his Juris Doctor from Albany Law School in 2016. While attending Albany Law, he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, a student mentor, and the Online Content Editor of the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology.   Mr. Thompson gained practical experience prior to joining Baxter Smith & Shapiro as a law clerk for a defense firm in Albany, New York; as a law clerk in the legal department for New York State School Administrators; as a legal intern with New York State Attorney General’s Office, Consumer Fraud Bureau; and as a legal intern in the Third Judicial District Administrative Judge’s Office.  
Mr. Thompson is admitted to practice in the State of New York. He handles the defense of cases involving premise liability, motor vehicle accidents, and general negligence.