Barrett McNagny LLP
Thomas Kimbrough serves his clients by providing counseling and representation to union and non-union employers in every aspect of employee relations and employment law. He also exclusively represents, counsels, and defends corporations and professional organizations in a number of labor and employment cases. With more than 30 years of experience in defense of companies in discrimination and employment related claims, Thomas also has extensive experience in handling other litigation claims, including insurance defense.
Thomas was selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers® in America and the Indiana Super Lawyers publications in 2015, 2016, and 2017, and is an AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney based on Martindale-Hubbell's peer review ratings. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a member of the National Council on Litigation Management, a member of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, and a member of the Indiana State and Allen County Bar Associations where he sits on the Labor and Employment Law section committees for each bar. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer on various labor and employment topics on a local, state, and national level.
Thomas is a member of the board of directors of Parkview Health Systems and previously served as president of the board. He is past president, a board member and an executive committee member of the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, and is a member of the Crossroads Children’s Home and Withers Scholars boards of directors. He is past president of the Indiana Youth Institute and the United Way of Allen County boards of directors. Thomas has also served on the Grant Review Committee and board of directors of the Greater Fort Wayne Community Foundation.
Thomas received his B.A. from Indiana University in 1977 and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University in 1980. He served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Phil M. McNagny, Jr., at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.Thomas is admitted to practice before the Indiana state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits.