Profile

Tom joined the Litigation Practice Group in 2015 after graduating from Boston University School of Law.  Tom also practices in the Financial Services, Injunction, Education Law and Privacy & Data Security Groups.

In his practice, Tom assists clients litigating in state and federal courts in diverse matters including contract disputes, eminent domain, state licensing, corporate governance, and health care.  Tom’s experience includes the following:

  • Counseling clients in navigating the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield self-certification process, which allows companies to legally transfer personal data of EU citizens to the U.S.
  • Representing clients seeking, and defending against, injunctive relief in cases involving trade secrets and restrictive covenants.
  • Assisting commercial lenders and sellers of goods in obtaining and enforcing judgments against borrowers and purchasers in default.
  • Advocating for public schools during special education due process hearings.
  • Facilitating out-of-court dispute resolution via negotiated settlements and binding arbitration.

During law school, Tom served as a legal intern for Judge Joseph L. Tauro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; the Cambridge Public Schools Office of Legal Counsel; and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  Tom was also a 2014 summer associate at McNees.  Prior to law school, Tom taught high school English in Philadelphia and worked in corporate sales at the Hershey Company.

A York County native, Tom remains active in the local community, currently serving as president of the nonprofit Indian Steps Road Conservancy, Inc., and head coach of the York Ice Hockey Club Pee Wee (U12) ice hockey team.  Tom resides in York with his wife and their puppy.

EDUCATION

Pennsylvania State University, B.S., B.A., 2010, with honors and highest distinction

University of Pennsylvania, M.S.Ed., 2012

Boston University School of Law, J.D., 2015, cum laude; Review of Banking & Financial Law, Executive Editor for Notes & Comments; Melville M. Bigelow Scholarship Award

MEMBERSHIPS

Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division High School Mock Trial Competition, District Co-Coordinator for York and Adams Counties

Dauphin County Bar Association

Federal Bar Association, Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter

York County Bar Association

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2015

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2017

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania