Ken Thompson Sworn in As New Brooklyn D.A.

Ken Thompson sworn inOn February 9, 2014, attorney Ken Thompson was sworn in as Brooklyn?s new District Attorney. He replaces Charles Hynes.

Thompson is a founding partner of the law firm Thompson Wigdor L.L.P. Established in 2003, the firm specializes in employment, criminal and entertainment law.???

He is credited with playing a key role in high profile cases including the Abner Louima case of 1997 and in the 2012 case of New York vs. Strauss-Kahn. In the latter case, he represented Nafissatou Diallo, the maid who accused Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in a Manhattan hotel room in May 2011.?

A 1992 graduate of New York University School of Law, Thompson was one of four brilliant attorneys featured on the February 2013 cover of The Network Journal magazine.?