J.D., cum laude, 1979
American Bar Association
Federal Regulation of Securities Committee (Former Co-Chair of Subcommittee on Securities Activities of Banks)
Business Law Section
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
New York State Bar
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
The Missouri Bar
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2008-Present
Named Lawyer of the Year for Banking and Finance Law in St. Louis by Best Lawyers, 2015
Named Lawyer of the Year for Financial Services Regulation in St. Louis by Best Lawyers, 2013
Thompson Coburn LLP
Stinson Morrison Hecker
Gallop, Johnson & Neuman, LC
Lewis Rice LLC
Associate, Partner, 1980-1989
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Tom practices in the firm’s corporate and securities group.
He represents several public and private corporations, particularly financial institutions and their holding companies and affiliated corporations. He specializes in acquisition transactions and corporate restructuring of all types, as well as public and private securities offerings. He has counseled companies in a broad range of securities and banking law issues, including regulatory compliance matters, as well as general corporate law issues. Tom is a frequent guest speaker and lecturer on securities, corporate and banking law matters, and has authored and co-authored numerous articles on such topics appearing in various legal and business publications. Also of note, Tom currently serves, and has served for the past several years, as an Adjunct Professor at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri.
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