Georgia Thompson represents businesses in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts in Florida. Georgia has litigated disputes involving product liability, premises liability, professional malpractice, ADA accessibility, personal injury, negligence, wrongful death, fraud, unfair trade practices, breach of contract, and other business disputes and torts. She has experience serving a number of clients in the financial services, hospitality, telecommunications, consumer goods and manufacturing industries. She is a Certified County Court Mediator authorized to practice in all Florida judicial circuits.
Represented a Florida corporation with corporate ownership out of Milan, Italy, in a lawsuit against a personal guarantor to recover amounts due on a loan made to guarantor's closely-held entities; successfully responded to legal defenses raised by the guarantor that there was no fiduciary relationship, direct benefit or piercing of the corporate veil that would allow our client to recover directly against guarantor for debts owed by guarantor's corporate entities, and ultimately compelled guarantor to pay a settlement to our client along with the assignment of all of his entities' interests in the real estate development project
Represents a Fortune 500 insurance exchange for United States military personnel and their families, defending against allegations by former legal service provider for inter alia, breach of contract, fraud in the inducement, negligent misrepresentation and quantum meruit for $20-30 million; also, represent client in a number of counterclaims
Represents an American multinational investment bank and financial services corporation in defense of a multi-plaintiff lawsuit filed by a group of investors and creditors of a bankrupt Mexican oil services company against the bank in the Southern District of Florida, alleging in a seven-count complaint violations of the Federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO), conspiracy to violate the same, and additional common law counts for fraud, aiding and abetting fraud, conspiracy to commit fraud and breach of fiduciary duty with regards to multiple, complex financial transactions and claiming $1.1 billion in losses
Selected to The Best Lawyers in America list of Ones to Watch (Woodward/White, Inc.) for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2021-2023; Commercial Litigation, 2023; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, 2023
Inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame, 2012
Installed as a member of the Florida Blue Key leadership honorary society at the University of Florida, 2006
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Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
Junior League of Miami
United Way of Miami-Dade