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Thomas was the firm’s first associate. He joined the firm in spring of 1999, upon graduating Order of the Coif from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. Thomas also received a Bachelor of Arts degree (history) from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.

Thomas has a broad practice across many areas of law with a particular emphasis in the fields of intellectual property, construction, land use planning, and media and entertainment law. Thomas has extensive litigation experience in state and federal district courts, appellate courts, and before administrative boards. Thomas has successfully resolved several cases through alternative dispute resolution (mediations and arbitrations).

Thomas is a life-long New Orleanian, having graduated from Jesuit High School in 1991. He lives in Mid-City with his wife, Kerry, and children, Jane and Thomas. Thomas enjoys live music, traveling, and playing poker.

EDUCATION:

  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)  Juris Doctor, 1999
  • University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia) Major: History  |  Bachelor of Arts, 1996
  • Jesuit High School (New Orleans, Louisiana) Magna Cum Laude  1991


HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Member, Louisiana State University Law Review, 1997-1999
  • Order of the Coif, 1999
  • Named “Rising Star” in 2012 by Louisiana Super Lawyers magazine.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Schonekas, Evans, McGoey & McEachin, L.L.C. (New Orleans, Louisiana)
    Partner, 2006 – Present
  • Schonekas, Evans, McGoey & McEachin, L.L.C. (New Orleans, Louisiana)
    Litigation Associate, 1999 – 2005

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS :

  • Author: Theriot v. Bourg: The Demise of the Business Judgment Rule in Louisiana. 59 Louisiana Law Review 375 (1998).
  • Presenter: “Who Dats, Blue Dogs, and All Dat Jazz: Basics of Intellectual Property in the Big Easy,” Federal Bar Association, April 2012.

BAR ADMISSIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Member: New Orleans, Louisiana State, Federal and American Bar Associations

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