Thomas Warns is a litigation associate in the firm's New York office where he focuses primarily on commercial litigation in both state and federal court, as well as several matters in Delaware state courts. Tom has represented clients in a broad range of complex commercial cases, and also handles appellate work, arbitrations, and mediations.
As a key aspect of his litigation practice, Tom has significant experience with all phases of discovery, including electronic discovery and other electronically stored information, document collection, review, and production, taking and defending depositions, and drafting dispositive pre-trial motions. He also has significant trial experience, including preparing and examining witnesses.
Tom also maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented charter schools in litigation against a government agency, as well as indigent individuals in family and immigration court.
Prior to joining the firm, Tom was a summer associate in the firm’s New York office in 2014. In addition, he was a legal intern for the office of the District Attorney of Nassau County in 2013, and he was a judicial intern for the Honorable Rudolph E. Greco of the Queens County Civil Court in 2011.
- Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Prize, 2015
- Co-author, The Guide to M&A Arbitration: United States, Global Arbitration Review, 30 December 2022
- Formerly produced monthly submissions on U.S. antitrust law developments for the European Competition Law Review.