Mary Harvill Thompson

Mary Harvill Thompson: Attorney with Parnell Thompson, LLC AV stamp icon
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Mary Thompson is the Managing Member of the Firm. She advises and represents public and municipal clients, businesses, as well as non-profits and individual clients. Her areas of practice include municipal, public sector and governmental law; employment law; environmental law; regulatory compliance; and corporate law.

Mary’s extensive municipal and public sector experience covers the areas of law that impact governmental entities, public bodies and agencies on a day-to-day basis. She assists in all major corporate activities of her clients including, acquisitions, sales and transfers; contract review and negotiation; environmental and regulatory proceedings; employment and labor relations issues; public bids and procurement issues; and day-to-day advice regarding corporate and board governance.

Mary also has significant experience in employment and labor law, and provides proactive and preventative training and guidance on a number of employment issues and laws including FMLA, ADA, ADEA, HIPAA, and Title VII matters. She also drafts and edits corporate employee handbooks and guidance manuals in these areas. Mary has successfully defended numerous charges and claims before the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission as well as in Federal and Appellate courts.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Government
  • County Government Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Public Utility Law
  • Employment Defense
  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Water Law
  • Construction Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-769-4485  Phone
(205) 582-2652  Phone
(205) 582-2815  Fax
University Attended:
Auburn University, B.S., 1989
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1992
Year of First Admission:
1993, U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1992, Alabama; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court
Birmingham (Member, Sections on: Young Lawyers; Women's; Member, Committees on: Public Service; Bar Bulletin) and American (Member, Sections on: Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law; Administrative Law; Young Lawyers) Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar (Member, Sections on: Environmental Law; Young Lawyers).
Birth Information:
Birmingham, Alabama, October 27, 1965

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Birmingham, Alabama

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