Tom has spent more than 30 years practicing civil litigation, focusing on the defense of professionals, businesses and individuals. Tom’s practice emphasizes insurance defense and coverage litigation, professional liability, products liability litigation, admiralty and maritime law, auto and general liability defense. He has achieved the AV Preeminent rating, the highest possible, from Martindale-Hubbell. As a member of the Ethics Committee of the Alaska Bar Association for more than 20 years, Tom is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of the legal profession.
Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, Portland, OregonJ.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1985
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CaliforniaB.S., Bachelor of Science – 1982
Bad Faith Litigation in Alaska, National Business Institute, 2005
A Practical Guide to Federal Court Rules and Procedure in Alaska, National Business Institute, 1996
Products Liability In Alaska – A Practitioner’s Overview, Alaska Law Review, June, 1993
A Survey of Federal Tax Collection Procedures: Rights and Remedies of Taxpayers and the Internal Revenue Service, Alaska Law Review, 1986