Following graduation, he clerked for Judge Danny C. Reeves in federal district court in Kentucky, where he was exposed to a wide array of federal litigation as well as appellate litigation before the Sixth Circuit. Thomas then moved to Washington, D.C., to practice with a large national firm based out of Palo Alto, California, representing technology companies in commercial, securities and antitrust litigation.Thomas then moved to a regional litigation firm, where he practiced in the area of products liability before returning to Charlottesville.
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2005
B.A., Swarthmore College, 2002
David W. Thomas practices in MichieHamlett’s commercial group. His experience includes commercial litigation, employment law, construction law, securities litigation and arbitration and products liability litigation. A native of Virginia, he attended Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria before matriculating to Swarthmore College and the University of Virginia School of Law. During law school, Thomas worked for the Greene County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office, where he assisted with prosecution of a broad range of criminal cases.