Tom Johnson’s practice has focused on commercial litigation and white collar defense. He has handled lawsuits, including class actions, involving insurance practices, toxic torts, proxy contests and corporate takeovers, banking matters involving lender liability, foreclosures and complex collections, franchise disputes, defense and prosecution of securities fraud claims, natural resources cases involving take-or-pay commitments, pricing disputes, preemptive rights and a variety of contract disputes, real estate and leasing matters commonly involving allegations of fraud and misrepresentation, bankruptcy litigation, employment-related disputes, health care industry matters, distributorship terminations, unfair trade practices cases including false advertising and theft of trade secret claims, white-collar crime defense, and corporate internal investigations. Thomas has extensive jury trial experience and has argued numerous matters before state and federal appellate courts.

For the last year, Thomas has focused on representing pro bono asylum seekers detained at the GEO facility in Aurora, Colorado. He has obtained asylum for clients from Cameroon, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia and Cuba.

Prior to joining Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP in 1988, Thomas supervised all litigation for the Denver office of a major Chicago law firm and served as the managing partner of that office for 20 months. Thomas’ practice experience includes seven years of service as an assistant U.S. attorney in Chicago, Illinois.

Thomas is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. He was recognized by Chambers USA as a Leader in Their Field in Litigation: General Commercial, has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, and was named one of “Denver’s Top Lawyers” in 5280 magazine. He has also been selected for inclusion in Colorado Super Lawyers
by Thomson Reuters and is a current Denver Police Foundation board member.

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