University of Florida, B.A., 1980
Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1986
Mid-South Super Lawyers, Insurance Coverage, 2014
Best Lawyers in America, (Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation- Defendants, 2016)
Mr. Thomas is an AV rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell. His practice areas include General Litigation, Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage issues, Property Loss, Premises Liability, Product Liability, Workers' Compensation, Maritime Cargo Transportation Litigation and Employment Law.
Represented Insurance companies in fire, cause and origin litigation.
Represented Trucking companies on highway accident cases where jury decided case for trucker and gave defense verdict.
Represented property owners in premises liability cases and obtained jury defense verdict.
Represented employers on litigation brought by employers for retalliatory discharge, FMLA and employees injured at work.
Represented real estate and insurance agents in professional negligence actions.
Represented corporations in defense of product liability cases.
Represented Homeowners Associations in cases under Tennessee Horizontal Property Act.
Representative Reported Cases:
Page v. American National, 850 S.W.2d 133, Tenn. Ct. App. 1991
Trion v. Sun Lighting, Tenn. Ct. App. 2004
Bissinger v. Bon Secour, Tenn. Ct. App. 2014
Tennessee; US District Court of Middle, Eastern and Western Tennessee; US Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
American Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Nashville Bar Asssociation Fellow
Transportation Lawyers Association