Adam J. Thompson
Law SchoolJuris Doctor, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2013, Magna Cum Laude
undergraduate/graduateMaster of Business Administration, Lee Business School, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Finance and New Venture, 2009
Adam graduated from the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. During his studies, Adam specialized in microprocessor architecture and VLSI design.
After graduating, Adam worked for three years as a firmware engineer at Progressive Gaming International Corporation developing embedded devices using C and C++ on microcontrollers and custom Linux based platforms. In 2009, Adam joined International Game Technology (IGT), where he led a team of engineers to develop object-oriented design software in a Windows embedded environment. In 2012, Adam transferred to IGT’s Intellectual Property and Licensing department, where he focused on monetization of patents, trademarks, and copyrights by identifying licensing opportunities, developing claim charts, negotiating and drafting contracts, and managing audits for existing licensees.
While working, Adam attended the Lee Business School at University of Nevada, Las Vegas part time and obtained a Master of Business Administration with concentrations in both Finance and New Venture in 2009. Thereafter, Adam enrolled in law school part time at the William S. Boyd School of Law and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2013.