Biography

Tom handles a broad range of complex litigation matters in both state and federal court. He has extensive experience in product liability and mass tort litigation—particularly toxic tort/asbestos—where he has represented a variety of defendants, including manufacturers, suppliers, premises owners, and employers.

Tom also has significant experience defending clients in employment matters in connection with wage-and-hour misclassification and off-the-clock cases under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and state law, as well as disability accommodation issues, often within the context of mass, class, collective, and enforcement action lawsuits. In addition, he has experience in commercial disputes involving restrictive covenants, insurance coverage, and other general liability matters.

Tom counsels clients with respect to litigation strategy as well as avoidance, offering guidance from pre-dispute stages through resolution. He works collaboratively to formulate creative legal solutions with an eye towards maximizing cost-efficiency.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox Rothschild, Tom was an associate at a regional litigation defense firm. There he handled toxic tort/asbestos and general liability matters and oversaw the firm’s inventory of active cases pending in courts throughout Pennsylvania.

While in law school, Tom was associate editor of the University of St. Thomas Journal of Law & Public Policy and President of the St. Thomas More Society. He was also a member of the law school’s 2008 AAJ Student Trial Advocacy Competition and a recipient of University of St. Thomas Law’s Community Mission Award for exemplifying the “Service and Community" aspect of the law school’s mission.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Tom resides in Ambler, Pennsylvania with his wife and four children. He is involved in Upper Dublin youth sports as an intramural soccer and baseball coach. He has also been an active member of various boards, committees, and councils in the southeastern Pennsylvania area and beyond.