Tom has spent over 30 years practicing in the areas of maritime, insurance, energy and transportation law with a great deal of this time spent in the insurance defense arena. He has handled and tried almost every type of matter imaginable in his practice areas. In addition to his law practice, Tom is also a certified maritime arbitrator and mediator and from time to time is asked to provide consulting services and expert testimony on maritime law and insurance law matters.
Tom is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Southern, Northern and Eastern District of Texas. Tom is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubble, which indicates a demonstration of the highest professional and ethical standards and is the highest rating a lawyer can receive.