Tom started practicing law in 1997 and has an extensive background in insurance defense litigation. He practices in the areas of auto and trucking accident claims, premises liability, products liability, uninsured and underinsured motorist claims, insurance coverage analysis, defamation, construction defects and accidents, catastrophic injury and wrongful death. He has over 60 jury trials to verdict.
Tom represents clients in North Carolina District and Superior Courts, North Carolina Federal District Courts and has argued before the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Originally from Greensboro, he attended East Carolina University for his undergraduate degree and obtained his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law.
When not working, Tom enjoys spending time with his family and fishing on the North Carolina Outer Banks.
- North Carolina, 1997
- US District Court for the Western District of NC, 1997
- US District Court for the Middle District of NC, 1997
- US District Court for the Eastern District of NC, 1997
- US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2004
East Carolina University, 1994. B.A. in Psychology
Wake Forest University School of Law, 1997. Juris Doctor
Professional Associations and Memberships
North Carolina Bar Association
Mecklenburg County Bar Association
Sanders v. Gray Inc., 183, N.C. App. 490, 645 S.E.2d 229 (2007)
Kessler v. Shimp, 181 N.C. App. 753, 640 S.E.2d 822 (2007)
Monin v. Peerless Ins. Co., 159 N.C. App. 334, 583 S.E.2d 393(2003)
Barnes v. Erie Ins. Exchange, 156 N.C. App. 270, 576 S.E.2d 681(2003)
Williams v. Manus, 142 N.C. App. 384, 542 S.E.2d 680 (2001)