Gregory Thompson

Gregory A. Thompson

200 Public Square
Suite 2800
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Primary Practices

Gregory A. Thompson is a partner in Hahn Loeser’s Litigation Group with a practice focused on complex commercial and construction litigation.  Greg has first-chair experience handling non-compete disputes; shareholder, fiduciary, and business tort litigation; and contract disputes.  Greg is often called upon to obtain emergency injunctive relief, such as enforcement of time-sensitive noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements.  In the construction arena, Greg has experience managing breach of contract claims; construction defect disputes; claims for additional costs; schedule impact claims; and pre-litigation claims management to mitigate risk.  Greg also has experience handling product liability claims and employer intentional tort claims.

For the past four years, Greg has served as an instructor at The University of Akron School of Law’s Summer Trial Academy – a testament to his strength in the courtroom.

Professional History

  • Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2021-present; Associate 2018-2021
  • Associate, Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP, 2015-18
  • Associate, Thompson Hine LLP, 2012-15
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Christopher A. Boyko, U.S. District Court, 2012



The University of Akron School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012

Honors & Activities: Certificate in Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Trial Advocacy; CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Advocacy; Mock Trial Team Honor Society, Officer; Mock Trial National Competition Team, Advocate; Moot Court Honor Society, Member; Akron Law Review, Staff Editor


Ohio University, B.B.A., Management Information Systems, cum laude, 2009

Community Involvement

Summer Trial Academy Instructor, The University of Akron School of Law, 2015-present


Mock Trial Team Coach, The University of Akron School of Law, 2012-present

Awards & Distinctions

Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers®, Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation – Construction, 2022


Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2018-22


America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators®, 2019

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio, 2012


U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2013

Memberships & Affiliations

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Litigation Section, Chair, 2019, Vice Chair, 2018, Vice President of Membership, 2017; 3Rs Volunteer, 2017-18


American Bar Association, Member, 2013-present; Young Lawyers Division Community Outreach Committee, 2017-present


Ohio State Bar Association, Member