Orla G. Thompson Associate New York
Phone: 212.238.4800 Fax: 212.238.4848 othompson@lcbf.com

Orla works on a wide range of civil litigation matters, including railroad, insurance defense, dental malpractice and toxic tort claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Orla was a post-graduate law fellow at the New York City Transit Authority handling commercial, civil rights, labor and employment, and insurance claims. She drafted appellate briefs to the Second Department, participated in settlement conferences and confidential meetings on various claims, and interviewed clients on discrimination claims.

While at Boston University School of Law, Orla participated in the Civil Litigation Clinic, where she successfully represented clients before administrative agencies and in Massachusetts courts. She also interned for the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, externed for a magistrate judge, and competed in moot court.

While in college at Tufts University, Orla studied abroad in the United Kingdom and interned for a Member of Parliament.

Practice Areas


New York, 2015
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Associations and Professional Activities

New York City Bar Association

Metropolitan Black Bar Association

Boston University Law (New York) Alumni Association

Alumni Committee, 2014-2015

Honors and Awards

Boston University Law Clinic, 2013-2014

Boston University Public Interest Fellowship, 2014-2015

Vice President, Black Law Student Association


J.D., Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, 2014

B.A., cum laude, Tufts University, 2009
Balfour-Chenault Scholar