Tom practices primarily in the Litigation, Education Law, and Privacy & Data Security Practice Groups at McNees, and also belongs to the Esports, Injunction, Financial Services, and Corporate & Tax Practice Groups.
Tom litigates cases in state and federal courts in diverse matters including contract and business disputes, corporate governance, eminent domain, state licensing, and health care. Tom also advocates for public schools during special education due process hearings.
In his privacy practice, Tom counsels clients on compliance with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation; the self-certification process under the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield, and compliance with U.S. privacy and data breach notification laws. Tom is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Committee.
Prior to joining McNees, Tom attended the Boston University School of Law and 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. Before 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 as a volunteer coach for the York Ice Hockey Club and Co-Chair of the York County Bar Association’s Mock Trial Committee. Tom and his wife reside in York with their baby boy and canine companion.
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
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
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2015
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2017