Tom cares about protecting injured victims and their families and ensuring that they receive just and fair compensation for their losses. He is also committed to servicing their businesses, and any issues that may arise including litigation, employment issues, and real estate issues.
He believes that it is important to keep his clients well informed during every stage of their case, and takes the time to keep his clients apprised of every stage of their case, and well informed about the legal process. Tom strives to help his clients understand the insurance process and litigation process. He believes that frequent communication is the key to ensuring the finest legal representation.
He represents several of the local restaurants in the Columbus area, as well as, several of the independent taxicab owners in the Columbus area.
Tom can also assist you with all your commercial and residential real estate transactions including buying, selling, quieting title and completing closings. He can also litigate your real estate disputes as well.
He has over ten years of litigation experience. During his tenure, Tom was named as an Ohio "Rising Star" by a national legal publication in the year 2006. He has tried numerous cases in the Central Ohio area and has represented injured victims involved in accidents throughout the state of Ohio and is admitted to practice in all Ohio State Courts and the Southern District of Ohio.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Bad Faith Insurance
Business Commercial Law
U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio
Honors: Law School Scholarship 1994 - 1997
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Graduated with honors
Major: Criminal Justice
Honors and Awards:
Ohio Rising Star, 2006
American Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2005 - 2006
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Ohio Association for Justice, 1999 - Present
Columbus Bar Association, 1999 - Present
Franklin County Trial Lawyers Association, 1999 - Present
Ohio State Bar Association, 1999 - Present
Trial Lawyers of America, 1999 - Present
Past Employment Positions:
Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter, & Washburn, LLP, Partner, 2006 - 2010
Robert D. Erney & Associates, Attorney, 1999 - 2006
Clark, Perdue, Arnold & Scott, Law Clerk, 1997 - 1999
Pro Bono Activities:
Greek Festival - The Annuciation Greek Orthodox Church
Hellenic Heritage Foundation
St. George on the Commons
Tom also enjoys spending time reading, playing tennis and soccer and spending quality time with his family. He assists with his boys' sports teams, and school competitions.