Tom handles cases in all areas of matrimonial and family law, including divorce, custody, support, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and post-divorce issues. While he believes that calculated aggressiveness is essential to the efficient resolution of matrimonial disputes, a hallmark of Tom’s practice is his passion for identifying creative settlement solutions to issues that appear to be at an unsolvable impasse.
Prior to entering the field of matrimonial law, Tom practiced private equity and hedge fund law at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP. Prior to his law career, Tom worked in finance and high net worth private clients asset management. His professional background provides him with a unique and powerful skill set for understanding, explaining and negotiating complex financial portfolios.
Tom has been featured in journalism and programming from The New York Times, Town & Country, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, The New York Post, The Awl, Lifehacker, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music in connection with his work as a matrimonial lawyer.
Tom received his law degree from Emory University School of Law, where he won the Henry Quillian Prize for outstanding achievement in contracts and commercial law. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he won the Elizabeth F. Flower Prize for best undergraduate paper in philosophy, and was the second-slowest member of the men’s cycling team.
Tom is co-chair of the Junior Committee of the National Book Foundation, a member of the Junior Committee of Citymeals on Wheels, and a Trustee of the Philomathean Endowment Trust.