Janese Thompson

Janese N. Thompson is an experienced attorney with over ten years in commercial litigation, insurance coverage, construction, general liability and real estate law.  Ms. Thompson is well respected by her peers and court judges and is recognized as an aggressive and effective litigator who treats each client's case with exceptional personal care and attention.

Ms. Thompson applied her extensive litigation and trial experience as a managing partner of the law firm of C. Robinson, Thompson, LLP  (CRT) from 2002 through 2006.  At CRT, Ms. Thompson supervised a group of 109 attorneys practicing commercial litigation, insurance coverage, general and property liability, real estate law, family law, and municipal law.  From 2006 through 2009, Ms. Thompson worked as a Senior Associate at Weg & Myers, P.C., in Tribeca, NY, a commercial litigation law firm with an insurance coverage practice representing policyholders in claims against insurance companies.

Since joining Kanen Law Firm in 2012, Ms. Thompson's focus has been on commercial defense litigation, construction litigation, representing property owners in suits against third parties who are responsible for causing damage to real property, prosecution of claims against insurance brokers for negligence, and handling general liability and premises liability claims. 
Ms. Thompson received her J.D. degree from Syracuse University School of Law. Ms. Thompson is admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in NY, NJ and CT.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial defense litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Representation of property owners against third parties responsible for causing damage to real property
  • Prosecution of claims against insurance brokers for negligence
  • General liability and premises liability claims

Bar Admissions

  • New York 
  • New Jersey
  • Connecticut


  • Syracuse University School of Law, J.D.