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Amber C. Thomson

Washington, DC
F: +1.202.747.3908



  • J.D., Howard University, 2016, cum laude
  • B.S.B.A., Old Dominion University, 2004
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • District of Columbia
Thought Leadership


Amber C. Thomson is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.  Amber also serves as a member of the firm’s Associate Committee and is a member of the firm-wide Diversity and Inclusion Attorney Network and Out at Sheppard LGBTQ Group.

Areas of Practice

Amber’s practice focuses on compliance counseling and investigations in the areas of export controls, economic sanctions, anti-corruption, customs, and import regulations. Her practice also encompasses general litigation, international arbitration, and privacy and cybersecurity law. She has experience counseling public and private companies on international disputes, as well as representing companies in investor-state disputes (ICSID arbitration).

Amber also counsels companies on cybersecurity and data breach matters, as well as US and international data privacy, data transfer and “Big Data” issues.

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  • Member, American Bar Association’s Section of International Arbitration
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association’s Sections of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Litigation Law, and Young Lawyers
  • Greater Washington Area Bar Association
  • LGBT Bar DC
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International