A Chambers-ranked attorney, Tom has more than four decades of experience representing clients in labor relations matters. Prior to his election as co-president and co-managing director of Littler Mendelson, Tom’s practice focused on collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, and organizing drives and unfair labor practice proceedings. He has also represented clients in ERISA and other benefit plan litigation arising from collectively bargained pension and health and welfare plans. Tom has handled a wide variety of claims before the National Labor Relations Board and federal and state courts, with particular knowledge of The National Labor Relations Act, The Employee Retirement Income Security Act, and the Labor Management Relations Act. He has represented clients in a broad range of industries, including transportation, truck manufacturing, healthcare, energy, waste management and hospitality.
Tom regularly provides commentary in business and legal media on firm management and legal industry issues and trends. Tom received his bachelor’s degree from the United States Naval Academy and his J.D. from Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.