Sydney Thompson, MBA
Director and Senior Finance Consultant

Barry J. Seldon, PhD, Professor and Senior EconomistMr. Thompson serves as project leader, expert and consultant for a variety of litigation matters, including: economic analysis and valuation for current and proposed intellectual property and patent infringement cases; analysis and calculation of damages in commercial litigation cases; and calculation of business valuations. He focuses on hospitality, distribution, financial and franchise industries.

Prior to joining Thomas Roney LLC, Mr. Thompson served as an in-house advisor and consultant for a Dallas-based intellectual property law firm. In that role he provided economic analysis and valuation for current and proposed intellectual property. Mr. Thompson also served as a consultant for a national, commercial litigation law firm. There he provided analysis and counsel in cases related to valuations, capital markets, and unique financings. In his role, Mr. Thompson supported attorneys in document review and interpretation of facts in the cases. He worked extensively on cases related to the hospitality and distribution industries as well as international disputes.

Mr. Thompson began his career as a securities analyst at a major Dallas-based investment banking firm. He moved from securities analysis into corporate finance and spent approximately 20 years as an investment banker with a commercial bank, big-four accounting firm and another regional investment banking firm. He represented a broad array of clients. Serving his clients, Mr. Thompson advised on initial public offerings; acquisitions and divestitures; private placements of debt and equity; valuations and fairness opinions; project financings; and strategic alliances. In his last firm he served as managing director of the corporate finance group, and sat on the investment and executive committees.

Mr. Thompson graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Business Administration.