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Tom represents companies and individuals, particularly within the healthcare sector, involved in criminal and other government investigations and related civil litigation, including matters under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the False Claims Act (FCA), the Sherman Act, the federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act and the Anti-Kickback statute.

Beyond the healthcare industry, he represents companies and individuals in domestic and international government investigations involving antitrust, securities fraud, political corruption, tax fraud, environmental violations and economic espionage. He has extensive experience conducting international and domestic internal investigations and frequently counsels companies on compliance and voluntary disclosure issues related to the FCPA and health care compliance. He has handled FCPA and other internal investigations in numerous countries including Russia, Poland, Turkey, Greece, Hungary, Czech Republic, Mexico and Colombia.


  • Catholic University School of Law, J.D., Editor-in-Chief, The Catholic University Law Review
  • Colby College, A.B.

  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvanie

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - District of Colorado
  • State Supreme Court - Colorado
  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit

  • Former Chairman and Trustee, St. Peter’s School, Philadelphia, PA
  • Former Chairman and Trustee, Christ Church Preservation Trust, Philadelphia, PA
  • Former Vestry Member and Accounting Warden, Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA
  • American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section White Collar Crime Committee

  • Honorable J. William Ditter, Jr., U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Récompenses et distinctions

  • Received the Best Lawyers™ 2016 Corporate Compliance Law "Lawyer of the Year" award in Philadelphia.
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Corporate Compliance Law, 2013-2024, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, 2020-2024, and Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), 2015-2024. He also received the 2022 Best Lawyers™ "Lawyer of the Year" award in Philadelphia for Corporate Compliance Law.
  • Ranked in Chambers USA for Pennsylvania Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, 2016-2024
  • Recognized in The International Who's Who of Business Crime Defense Lawyers
  • Selected for inclusion in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list for Criminal Defense: White Collar, 2006-2022