Matthew R. Thompson

Vice President, Practice Leader of Labor and Employment

Matthew Thompson has worked extensively with attorneys and human resource professionals in analyzing labor-related issues, including employment discrimination and wage and hour violations.

He specializes in the empirical analysis of the ways in which gender, age, race, and ethnic origin are related to employment practices, and he assists clients with the development and production of complex databases that are instrumental in analyzing wage and hour and other labor related issues.

Dr. Thompson helps clients respond to Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program (OFCCP) audits and develop processes to proactively monitor employment decisions. In addition, he provides economic loss estimates for single plaintiff and class action cases, and has provided expert witness testimony in state and federal cases. Dr. Thompson has presented employment discrimination issues to attorneys and human resource professionals at seminars on the use of statistics in employment litigation and has been an invited speaker at Atlanta Bar Association and Jacksonville Industry Liaison Group conferences. Prior to joining CRA, he was a principal with ERS Group.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Customized online D&I portal
    Retained by a Fortune 100 consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace company to help them meet their D&I goals. CRA developed a customized online...
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  • 02
    Age discrimination
    Call center sales employees of a television cable provider alleged that their pay was adversely impacted by changes to the structure of their commission plan...
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  • 03
    Analysis of wage and hour claim
    CRA provided an analysis of economic exposure relating to allegations made by mortgage loan officers that a national bank owed them for unpaid overtime work,...
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