Tom heads the Antitrust, Competition and Distribution Practice of Thompson Hine LLP. He handles antitrust and other commercial litigation throughout the US and is admitted to practise before the US Supreme Court, the US Courts of Appeals for the Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits, and US District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio. He has represented clients under investigation for antitrust violations by the US Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general. Counselling is an important part of his practice, and Tom regularly advises on compliance with antitrust and competition laws, particularly as they bear upon pricing and distribution.
Tom has written and spoken extensively on antitrust, distribution and competition matters. He is active in the leadership of the Section of Antitrust Law of the American Bar Association (ABA), and he has edited ABA publications on antitrust law, including Antitrust Law and Economics of Product Distribution (2006). A member of the Ohio Bar, Tom is ranked in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA as a leading Ohio lawyer in antitrust litigation.
After graduating from Georgetown University Law Center, Tom clerked on the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.