Tom Kelly is a litigator who has represented clients in a broad range of complex litigation, including commercial disputes, class action cases, employment law litigation, trust and estates litigation, defense of professional liability claims, and litigation involving municipalities.
Tom is a member of the firm's e-Discovery Analysis and Technology (e-DAT) group. This group uses systematic processes and advanced technology to provide efficient and cost-effective discovery and document review legal services, especially with regard to electronic documents.
Tom also serves as an assistant general counsel for the firm, providing legal advice to lawyers in the firm's Pacific Northwest offices regarding conflicts and ethics issues.
Before joining the firm in 1981, Tom practiced for 6 years in the Criminal Division of the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, first as a deputy prosecutor and then as a senior deputy prosecutor. Prior to that, he worked on the staff of the National League of Cities/U.S. Conference of Mayors.