In private practice, Tom represents corporations and individuals in complex commercial litigation and regulatory matters. He has represented clients in significant matters before the Delaware Supreme Court, the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court and the Delaware Public Service Commission.
State Government Experience
As Governor Markell’s most senior advisor, Tom managed the administration, including day-to-day oversight of the senior staff and cabinet. He also served previously as chief legal counsel and policy director to former Delaware Governor (and now U.S. Senator) Thomas R. Carper. In that role, Tom supervised all legal operations for the governor's office, and as policy director, developed the governor's policy and legislative agenda. Additionally, Tom is a former deputy attorney general, in which capacity he primarily handled securities and consumer fraud cases.