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  • Education
    • J.D., Marquette University Law School, 1984
    • B.A., Marquette University, 1981
  • Court Admissions
    • United States Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Thomas Reddin has been a trusted advisor and advocate for businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the country for more than 30 years. Tom represents and advises employers on the full range of employment law and litigation issues in today’s business environment. He has served as lead trial counsel in all areas of employment litigation, including cases filed under the anti-discrimination statutes (Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Section 1981, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination Act, the Equal Pay Act) as well as other employment-related statutes (the FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, ERISA). Tom also defends companies in response to alleged Rule 23 class actions, as well as alleged FLSA collective actions.

Tom regularly represents and counsels clients in relation to:

• Discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower claims

• Trade secrets and unfair competition

• Federal and state wage and hour claims

• Workplace investigations

• Noncompetition, nonsolicitation, and other restrictive covenant claims

• Tort, commercial, and other business claims

Tom’s litigation practice covers the full spectrum of litigation services, including pre-litigation counseling; risk and litigation management; and trials, hearings, and appeals before federal and state courts, administrative agencies, and other tribunals. In court, Tom is an experienced, resourceful, and effective litigator who aggressively tries cases without hesitation.

As a result of his unique insight gained from high stakes litigation, Tom is able to effectively partner with clients to anticipate and manage the multitude of risks presented by the modern workforce, including through the development of workplace policies and training programs, practical advice on specific employee issues, and contemplated employment actions. Tom also works closely with the firm’s employee benefit and tax attorneys in preparing executive employment, compensation and severance agreements.

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HR Guidance During the Pandemic
Speaker, Tri-State SHRM September Meeting
September 8, 2020
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December 4, 2018
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Mastering the FMLA and Other Forms of LOA
Speaker, Employee Benefits Roundtable
September 20, 2018
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September 7, 2018
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Update on Overtime and Collective Actions Under the FLSA
Speaker, Polsinelli Labor and Employment Workshop 
November 2017
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NLRB Update
Speaker, March 2018 CUE Conference, Tampa, Florida
March 2017