Thomas S. Jones

Tom Jones practices in the area of complex litigation and arbitration, with extensive experience in product liability matters, securities and corporate acquisition litigation, and appellate litigation.

Tom has acted as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous litigation matters and arbitrations, including matters involving business disputes, alleged toxic exposure, securities fraud, corporate acquisitions, the valuation and disposition of securities by officers and investors in a publicly held corporation, allegations of backdating of stock options, disputes over commercial agreements, allegations under the federal False Claims Act, and transactions in the natural gas industry. He has extensive experience in the application of novel science in the courtroom, successfully excluding or defending numerous experts in trial matters. He has been counsel of record in the United States Supreme Court, multiple federal courts of appeals, and state supreme courts. His appellate work has covered a diversity of issues for both parties and amici, including the application of the Federal Arbitration Act to third parties, the inherent power of the federal judiciary, admissibility of expert evidence, the scope of federal antiterrorism laws, novel product liability issues, and a host of constitutional questions. [1]