As a seasoned IP practitioner and founding partner of L&A, Tom provides thoughtful and deliberate counsel to a diverse client base through a combination of his deep technical expertise and qualified business acumen. He has the unique ability to develop intellectual property strategies to successfully build, maintain and enforce patent portfolios that effectively integrate clients’ strategic business goals.
Tom’s electrical engineering background includes experience with analog and digital electronics, computer software and hardware including developing and modifying code for use in automated test systems, and electronics assembly and manufacturing including network communications and data security. He has technical expertise in power electronics and electromagnetic compatibility from a successful career as a Senior Electrical Design Engineer for Raytheon Company. Tom was instrumental in the development of communications systems and missile defense systems for the U.S. Department of Defense.
Tom is actively engaged in building the future of Boston’s legal community. He is a member of the Suffolk University Law School Dean’s Cabinet. He also is an Instructor in the Accounting and Business Law Department at the Sawyer Business School at Suffolk. Tom has served as Vice Chair for the City Year Legal Community Annual Breakfast for several years.