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He works closely with clients on all manner of business litigation and commercial dispute resolution.
As a member of the firm’s business litigation practice group, Thomas represents mid-market corporations, limited liability companies, and other business entities in commercial disputes involving claims for breach of contract, civil RICO, fraud, and breach of warranty, among others. He also frequently works on matters involving financial services and product liability litigation.
In the arena of Financial Services Litigation, Thomas has represented clients in all stages of dispute resolution, from pleadings, discovery, and motions practice to negotiations and settlement. In that capacity, he has successfully represented lenders in matters involving state and federal claims. Thomas also assists lenders with various regulatory matters to ensure compliance with both state and federal regulations.
Thomas also works closely with clients throughout the appeals process. Thomas has worked on appeals in both state and federal court. His corporate clients benefit from his experience working with the Innocence Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to exonerating wrongly convicted people through the use of DNA testing. There, he drafted a petition to the North Carolina Supreme Court for post-conviction relief, challenging the state’s use of fundamentally flawed eyewitness evidence.
During law school, Thomas served on the editorial board of the Duke Law Journal, the school’s law review, and also as a member of the moot court board, where he represented Duke both domestically and abroad. Thomas is licensed to practice in all South Carolina state courts, the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.