Thomas C. Mahlum is a litigator and trial attorney who helps clients achieve real-world, executable solutions to legal problems with the potential for big bottom-line impact. Tom’s representations include healthcare, contract, competition, trade secret, high-level employment, fraud, patent and trademark cases as well as international arbitration matters.
Tom has courtroom experience in all phases of litigation for both plaintiff and defendants. He is also an extremely effective and persuasive negotiator, skilled at obtaining creative agreements that end disputes and meet client business and litigation goals.
Clients hire Tom for the level-headed calm he brings to even the most intense disputes and his ability to anticipate, avoid, and address litigation and business obstacles. Then, whether in the courtroom or at the negotiation table, they come to prize the analytic curiosity that reshapes dispute narratives and drives case results.
In recognition of Tom’s leadership skills, he has been appointed and served on the firm’s Executive Board, and assisted in setting the strategic direction of the firm. In addition, Tom serves as the Chair of the Board of a local environmental group with a national reputation for the protection of wilderness areas.