Tom was a partner at Husch Blackwell for 28 years and is now Of Counsel to the firm. Although no longer actively practicing, Tom is available to firm clients for occasional consultation.
While actively practicing, Tom was a litigation team leader for multiple clients, managing numerous lawyers and support staff on highly complex cases, ensuring consistency in case strategy, and making the best use of resources on each team to obtain the most favorable results for his clients.
Tom worked on a variety of routine and complicated real estate, development and construction matters throughout his career and handled all phases of business and complex commercial litigation. He was a first-chair trial lawyer with extensive experience in state and federal courts and in arbitration and administrative proceedings throughout the United States. His experience in international discovery procedures included conducting discovery in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Canada and Puerto Rico. Tom was retained on multiple occasions to conduct highly sensitive investigations for clients.
While a firm partner, Tom served 10 years on the firm’s Executive Committee and was a member of the firm’s Diversity Council.