On June 11, 2020, Taft Columbus partner Dave Thomas was sworn in as secretary/treasurer of the Columbus Bar Association. His responsibilities will include a role in shaping the Columbus Bar Association's response to recent calls to address racial injustice and police misconduct.
Thomas is the Taft Columbus Litigation practice group leader and a member of Taft’s Executive Committee. As an attorney in the firm’s Corporate Compliance and White Collar Criminal Defense practice, Thomas represents companies, public officials, health care providers, and other professionals who are the subject of state and federal investigations and prosecutions. An experienced trial lawyer, Thomas has served as lead counsel in white collar matters ranging from ethics and public corruption to health care fraud, banking violations, government contract fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, and environmental crime.