Advocating for Veterans

Tom maintains an active pro bono practice, regularly representing indigent clients in veterans’ benefits and housing-related litigation.

Putting Children First

Tom is co-chair of the Young Professionals Advisory Council of Children First, Southeastern Pennsylvania’s premier advocacy organization on behalf of children and families.

What is "Impressive?"

Tom is a two-time JEOPARDY! champion.

Thomas Brown, an associate in the Litigation Department, represents tech companies, insurers, and individual professionals across a wide range of general and commercial litigation matters.

A thoughtful and versatile litigator, Tom is able to draw upon his previous experience in business consulting and government to help clients solve some of their most complex legal challenges. Tom co-chairs the firm’s Technology Committee and is past chair of the firm’s Associates Committee.

Before joining the firm, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Anthony J. Scirica of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Tom earned his law degree from Yale Law School, where he was Articles and Essays Editor of the Yale Law Journal, a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic, a Political Science Teaching Fellow, and a participant in Moot Court. He earned his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.

Before entering law school, Tom was Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, where he provided high-level policy, operational, and strategic advice, and worked as a business consultant for Fortune 500 clients at McKinsey & Company.

Representative Matters

  • Prevailed on summary judgment on behalf of firm client Liberty Mutual Insurance Company in cutting-edge insurance coverage dispute, generating what Law360 called “a much-needed boost to insurers in the ongoing battle” over interpretation of “bump-up” provisions in directors-and-officers policies.
  • Successful defense of a complex insurance coverage action brought against firm client Twin City Fire Insurance Company, prevailing before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in a unanimous, precedential opinion.
  • Litigated and successfully resolved contract dispute with radiology group practice on behalf of outpatient radiology center and minority shareholder doctor.

Honors & Awards

Listed among The Best Lawyers in America‘s “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation, 2024

Yale Law Journal, Articles and Essays Editor

Yale Law and Policy Review, Executive Editor

Award Methodologies

Memberships & Community

Children First, Young Professionals Advisory Council, co-chair

Philadelphia Bar Association

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