Hon. William C. Thompson

Hon. William C. Thompson

Of Counsel
Brooklyn, New York

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1955


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
  • Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, New York

Honors and Awards

  • 3 Battle Stars
  • Combat Infantry Badge
  • Purple Heart

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Joint Legislative Committee on Child Care Needs, Chairman
  • Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, One of the Founders with the Late Robert F. Kennedy
  • Bedford Stuyvesant Youth-In-Action, Director
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Former New York City Regional Director
  • Medgar Evers College, Member, Advisory Council
  • Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, Director
  • Angel Guardian Home, Member
  • Daytop Village, Inc., Member
  • Brookwood Child Care, Member
  • Navy Yard Boy's Club, Member
  • Brooklyn Law School Alumni Association, 1997 - Past, President
  • New York State Senate Club, President, 1980 - 1981
  • Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert, Treasurer
  • Blacks and Jews in Conversation, Co-President

Past Employment Positions

  • Appellate Division, Second Department, 1980
  • 2nd Judicial District, Assistant Administrative Judge, 1978
  • Appellate Term, 2nd and 11th Districts, 1976
  • New York City Council, 1969 - 1973
  • New York State Senate, 1965 - 1968
  • World War II, 92nd Infantry Division, Sergeant
  • State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, 2nd Department, Judge