In addition to his duties as managing partner, Mr. Thomas maintains a diverse practice, representing both institutional and individual clients.
Mr. Thomas has served as municipal attorney and has provided representation to a host of other public bodies. Mr. Thomas also serves as consultant to several governing bodies.
Mr. Thomas has extensive experience in handling complex litigation in all facets of the Firm's areas of practice, including:
* Complex Public Contract litigation;
* Creditor Rights and Bankruptcy
* Banking, including Mortgage Foreclosure, Replevin and as fiduciary
* Significant Appellate Court practice;
* Telecommunications and related intellectual property
* All facets of general practice
Mr. Thomas has been extremely successful at both the trial court and appellate court levels. Outside of the courtroom, Mr. Thomas is frequently consulted by local and regional public bodies and has authored or assisted with the creation of legislative solutions.
Mr. Thomas is a member of the following professional organizations:
Illinois State Bar Association
National College of DUI Defense
American Trial Lawyers Association (American Association for Justice)
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Rifle Association Business Affiliate Member
American Bar Association
Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
American Land Title Association
Cass County Bar Association, Past President (14 years)
Tri-County Bar Association
Illinois Municipal League
Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
Mr. Thomas has received the following professional awards and ratings:
American Society of Legal Advocates-- Selected top 40 Litigation Lawyer under 40 in State of Illinois in 2014.
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys Client Satisfaction Award Recipient
Martindale-Hubbell Client Rating 4.7/5.0
AVVO Rating of 9.6
Wounded Warriors Award
National Rifle Association Golden Eagles recipient