Tom resolves disputes for clients in the securities, fintech, banking, private equity, insurance and construction industries. He handles trials, arbitrations and regulatory enforcement matters for large and small companies involving all manner of industry and consumer claims. Tom’s legal skills, industry knowledge, and understanding of client goals help him obtain cost-effective resolutions to complex legal problems.
Tom has successfully resolved disputes involving:
- Unfair competition
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Breach of contract
- Securities fraud
- Federal and state consumer protection statutes
- Fraud and business divorce
In addition to pursuing and defending litigation and arbitration claims for securities, fintech and financial services industries clients, Tom defends clients in enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission, Securities and Exchange Commission, and state regulators. He has also represented real estate developers and construction companies in commercial disputes.
Tom knows that litigation surrounding consumer protection and unfair competition sometimes calls for nuance and perception, not pure aggression. He applies an analytical approach backed by a deep understanding of the laws that affect his clients. Whether in court, arbitration, mediation or another forum, Tom uses persuasive writing and succinct oral advocacy to obtain results.
Prior to joining Polsinelli, Tom clerked for U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello at the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and worked for two large Denver law firms, where he represented national brokerage warehouses, hospital systems and pharmaceutical manufacturers in litigation matters.