Summary

Tom concentrates his practice on counseling and defending employers and management in all areas of employment and labor law. As a litigator, Tom frequently represents clients in administrative proceedings and federal and state judicial proceedings involving, among other things, discrimination and other EEO claims, wage and hour disputes, wrongful discharge claims and non-compete and trade secret disputes. Tom also counsels employers daily on their employment practices and has had significant involvement in preparing and implementing affirmative action plans, drug and alcohol testing policies, leave of absence policies, non-competition and confidentiality agreements, and employee handbooks. In addition, Tom advises clients on employment-based immigration matters, including H, L, E and TN visas.

Tom is listed in Best Lawyers in America® and was named "Lawyer of the Year" in 2018 for employment law in Indianapolis. He was also recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a 2016 Local Litigation Star and has been recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers for employment and labor.

Awards

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Education

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington (1992)
  • Princeton University (1988)

Admissions

  • Federal - Northern District of Indiana
  • Federal - Southern District of Indiana
  • State - Indiana

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

    Member

  • Indiana State Bar Association

    Member

  • Indianapolis Bar Association

    Member

  • Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation

    Honoree

  • Benchmark Litigation Star

    Honoree