Tom is a member of the Kentucky law firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden where his legal practice focuses in management-side labor and employment law. Multiple times he has been recognized as one of the top 50 lawyers in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by Super Lawyers. Tom was a founder of Restorative Justice Louisville. He has served as President of the Louisville Bar Association and Board Chair of Leadership Louisville being recognized by that organization as one of Louisville “Connectors.” Tom was instrumental in having a marker dedicated to Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln memorial. He advanced a similar resolution naming Thomas Merton Square in Louisville.
Tom served on the Steering Committee for the 2013 visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Louisville. He has served as co-host of the Partnership for a Compassionate Louisville. For that work, he received the Jack Olive International Heart of Compassion award from the Charter for Compassion International. Tom and his wife, Sarah, have three children, Lilly, Lincoln and Nelson