Thom helps clients win complex civil cases before the appellate courts.
He works principally with trial and in-house counsel and supports them in representing their clients on appeal, and also provides strategic advice at the trial level to help ensure ultimate victory before the appellate courts.
He has extensive experience before the Arizona Supreme Court, Arizona Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit, and also works in other state and federal appellate courts including the United States Supreme Court.
He is a fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1992, where he was an articles editor for the Arizona Law Review. He received a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Arizona in 1994, and clerked for Ninth Circuit Judge William C. Canby, Jr. from 1994-95.