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Brian C. Thompson


Cranberry Township, PA



Mr. Thompson focuses his practice on representing individuals and businesses who seek bankruptcy counsel. He has represented a wide range of debtors  including individuals with little to no income, family farmers, and businesses with annual revenues ranging from thousands to millions of dollars.

He has successfully represented debtors under the Federal Bankruptcy Code in Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 12 and Chapter 13 cases.

This attorney is Lead Counsel Rated. Click here for more information.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2003
  • West Virginia, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2015


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 2003
  • Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia
    • B.S. - 1999
    • Major: Government Administration
    • Minor: Accounting


  • “Nuts and Bolts for the Experienced and Inexperienced Practitioners,” Allegheny County Bar Association, June 2010
  • 15th Annual Bankruptcy Institute," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, September 2010
  • 16th Annual Bankruptcy Institute," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, October 2011
  • 18th Annual Bankruptcy Institute, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, September 2013
  • 26th Annual Allegheny County Bar Association Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section Symposium, December 2013
  • 20th Annual Bankruptcy Institute September 2015- What Every Commercial Lawyer Needs to Know About Consumer Practice

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2018 - 2023
  • Selected to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2010 - 2016
  • Lead Counsel Rated, Bankruptcy and Business Bankruptcy, 2020 - 2023

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Member - Allegheny County Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Committee on Standing Local Rules, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Member, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member, Western PA Bankruptcy American Inn of Courts
  • Turn Around Management Association, Member
  • Advisory Committee U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of PA
  • IWIRC (International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation), Auxiliary Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Willman & Arnold, L.P., Associate, 2003 to 2004