Kate Thompson is General Counsel to the nationally known security and investigations company, Beau Dietl & Associates (“BDA”), and to its Chairman, Richard “Bo” Dietl. Ms. Thompson has been with BDA since 2009, and was appointed General Counsel in 2016.

In this role, she is responsible for directing and advising all divisions of the company on legal matters, including contractual relationships, litigation support and corporate compliance. Ms. Thompson plays an integral role in formulating and implementing BDA’s internal policies and procedures. Ms. Thompson also oversees the legal affairs and business relations of the Chairman, Richard “Bo” Dietl.

Ms. Thompson is admitted to practice law in New York and is a member of the New York County Lawyers Association, Women’s Bar Association of The State of New York and the New York State Bar Association.

Ms. Thompson received her Bachelor of Science from The State University of New York at Albany. She majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Financial Analysis, and graduated cum laude and recognized on the Dean’s List of Distinguished Students. In 2009, Ms. Thompson received her Juris Doctorate from Touro Law.