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Joseph B. Tompkins Jr., Esq., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Tompkins has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the legal industry

Mr. Joseph B. Tompkins, a partner at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, D.C., is a celebrated and sought-after attorney with more than 40 years of experience in his field.

    WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Joseph B. Tompkins Jr., Esq., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Tompkins celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Tompkins, a partner at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, D.C., is a celebrated and sought-after attorney with more than 40 years of experience in his field. He specializes in cases regarding commercial litigation and disputes, global arbitration, trade and advocacy, white collar crime, government litigation, and investigations. A former practice area team leader of the firm's complex commercial litigation practice, Mr. Tompkins has since become one of the leaders of the firm's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) practice.

Founded more than 150 years ago, Sidley Austin LLP has built a reputation for successfully representing clients on complex transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters across multiple legal disciplines. Some of these areas notably include such industries as agribusiness and food, energy, financial services, media and entertainment, and real estate. Prior to being acquired by Sidley Austin LLP in 1982, Mr. Tompkins was the Deputy Chief of the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Fraud Section and Associate Director of the Criminal Division's Office of Policy and Management Analysis. He was also an associate attorney at Sidley Austin LLP for four years before working for the DOJ between 1979 and 1982.

Mr. Tompkins received a Bachelor of Arts in politics at Washington & Lee University in 1971. He soon after acquired a Master of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School in 1975 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence at Harvard University in 1975. A member of the American Bar Association, Mr. Tompkins remains active on the criminal justice and litigation sections. One of the founding members of the association's white-collar crime committee, he is also the former chairman of the task force on computer crime. Further, Mr. Tompkins is a member of the Virginia Bar Association, the D.C. Bar Association and Phi Beta Kappa.

Honored for his successes, Mr. Tompkins has been listed in The Legal 500 and the International Who's Who of Commercial Litigators and has been noted as a Top Rated Lawyer by Super Lawyers. A celebrated Marquis listee, he has been featured in more than 60 editions of Who's Who, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in the World. Mr. Tompkins is the proud father of two wonderful children.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Joseph B. Tompkins Jr., Esq., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit O for more information about this honor.

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