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Martha Thompson loves the jigsaw puzzle that is defense litigation. A sixth generation lawyer, she continues the family tradition of doing the hard work, building strong relationships and creating exceptional value for clients. She builds each case and every client relationship with an honest, upfront approach.
Martha joined the firm in 1997 and was the first female to be named partner. She represents hospitals, nursing homes, medical labs, insurers and other companies faced with legal challenges. She has also tried to verdict numerous cases involving both employment and medical malpractice issues. With her, clients get what they need to hear to keep expectations realistic. Proactive and driven, Martha regularly provides her clients with educational resources on industry topics and trends and offers risk management counseling, deposition training and mock trials.
When she’s not working, Martha shares fashion advice in her lifestyle blog, stylebriefs.com. She enjoys watching college sports, participating in marathons and spending time with her husband, Brent, and their daughter, Lowery.
Martha earned her BS from Vanderbilt University and her JD from The University of Alabama School of Law.
Bar & Court Admissions
Alabama State Bar
Supreme Court of Alabama
United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Alabama Workers' Compensation Organization
Birmingham Bar Association
Birmingham Bar Foundation
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Defense Research Institute
Mobile Bar Association
Resources & News
...Martha Thompson loves the jigsaw puzzle that is defense litigation. A sixth generation lawyer, she continues the family tradition of doing the hard work, building strong relationships and creating...02
...We are excited to share that Martha Thompson and Jennifer “JD” Segers are featured as Women in the Law in the Best Lawyers ® Spring 2016 Business Edition. Each...03
...Huie Fernambucq & Stewart LLP is pleased to announce that Martha Thompson has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The CLM is a nonpartisan...04
...A Madison County jury returned a defense verdict in favor of Crestwood Medical Center on August 24, 2012. Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart attorneys Stan Cash and Martha Thompson represented...05
...Martha Thompson and Stan Cash secured an appellate win in a recent appeal to the Alabama Supreme Court. A summary of the featured case, Parkway Medical Clinic, Inc., d/b/a...06
...The Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart defense team of Stan Cash and Martha Thompson secured a medical malpractice defense verdict in favor of a North Alabama hospital after an eight...07
14 HFS attorneys named in The Best Lawyers in America 2015; 2 recognized as Best Lawyers “Lawyers of the Year”
...Litigation – Defendants Allen Sydnor Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Alan Thomas Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Product Liability Litigation – Defendants Martha Thompson Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers...08
...– Defendants Allen Sydnor Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Alan Thomas Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Product Liability Litigation – Defendants Martha Thompson Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers Since it...09
...and John Herndon Business Law – Bob Girardeau Commercial Real Estate – Kelly May Consumer – Lanier Brown Construction – Joe Duncan Employment – Martha Thompson Energy & Natural Resources...10
...and John Herndon Business Law – Bob Girardeau Commercial Real Estate – Kelly May Consumer – Lanier Brown Construction – Joe Duncan Employment – Martha Thompson Energy & Natural Resources...
Distinctions & Contributions
Director, Alabama Workers' Compensation Organization02
Board Member, Mountain Brook YMCA in Birmingham03
Listed by The Best Lawyers in America for Workers' Compensation Law - Employers since 201604
Panelist, Birmingham Business Alliance's Birmingham Regional Enterprise Council June 2016 Luncheon focusing on “Cultivating an Enviable Workplace Culture”05
Featured in Birmingham Magazine as a Birmingham Top Attorney06
Frequently speaks on employment law and lectures throughout the Southeast on topics such as scheduled injuries, last injurious exposure, and retaliatory discharge