Thomas specializes in litigation, often representing employers and insurers in maritime transportation matters. He also handles complex business disputes, employment matters and general litigation. Thomas represents professionals before state licensing boards, and in legal and accounting malpractice claims.Before joining Lindsay, Hart, Neil + Weigler in 1976, Thomas accumulated more than 30 years of trial experience in federal and state courts and other administrative forums.
He is a member of the Oregon State Bar and U.S. District Court, District of Oregon. He is also a member of the Multnomah Bar Association, Maritime Law Association and Best Lawyers in America.
Thomas received his law degree from Hastings College of Law at University of California and clerked for the Honorable Frank K. Richardson, California Supreme Court. He is a graduate of Villanova University and served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy before law school.