Beasley Allen Law Firm, Montgomery, AL
Of Counsel

Margaret M. Thompson

Montgomery, AL

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Medical Devices Lawyer Dr. Margaret M. Thompson

About Margaret

Dr. Margaret Thompson is a member of Beasley Allen Law Firm’s Mass Torts Section, where she primarily focuses on talcum powder litigation. As a former OBGYN with more than 25 years of experience, she incorporates her clinical experience and medical expertise in her legal practice. Margaret joined the firm in December 2016..


After leaving her private medical practice in 2008, Margaret began her legal career, working as counsel for a number of law firms.

Most recently, she provided support in more than 100,000 filed cases relating to transvaginal mesh litigation at a Charleston, South Carolina, firm from 2013 through 2016.

Before joining Beasley Allen in December 2016, Margaret also worked as a medical and legal consultant, focusing on obstetrics and gynecology, reproductive law and policy, and the regulation of medical devices.

Notable Cases

Margaret has dedicated herself to working on behalf of women who have been harmed by the use of talcum powder. More than 27 studies have shown that the genital use of talc significantly increases the risk of ovarian cancer. Thousands of cases are filed in federal and state courts around the country, with the number expected to grow.

Awards and Recognitions

Margaret has received numerous medical awards, including Texas Monthly’s Super Doctor and Duke University’s Outstanding Surgical Medical Resident, and was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young.


After graduating from medical school at Duke University School of Medicine in 1978, Margaret completed her residency at the university and then went into private practice.

After years of successful medical practice in Austin, Texas, she graduated from the University of Texas School of Law with her Juris Doctor and the University of Texas at Austin with a master’s degree in public health policy in 2008.

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  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D. 2008
  • Duke University School of Medicine, M.D. 1978

Recognition & Awards

  • Texas Monthly – Super Doctor
  • Duke University – Outstanding Surgical Medical Resident
  • Entrepreneur of the Year – Ernst & Young


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