Tom Pack represents businesses in product liability matters and in other complex business litigation. He helps clients navigate all stages of the litigation process throughout many forums, including federal and state courts, mediation, and arbitration. Tom has extensive experience with discovery, including eDiscovery, and has prepared successful dispositive motions in several matters. He also maintains an active pro bono practice in the civil rights and immigration law fields, with an emphasis on representing LGBTQ+ asylum seekers. Before joining Maslon, Tom was a litigator in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.
Tom is passionate about issues related to diversity and inclusion in the legal industry, and he is a member of Maslon's Diversity & Inclusion Committee and co-chairs Maslon's Diverse Attorneys' Resource Group. Tom also serves on the Young Lawyers Committee of the National Native American Bar Association, and the Diversity Subcommittee of the Defense Research Institute's Young Lawyers Steering Committee.
Tom graduated from Stanford Law School in 2012, where he was editor-in-chief of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. While at Stanford, Tom served as president of the Native American Law Students Association, and he is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Tom earned his bachelor's degree in political science from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. He was named the university's top graduating senior and was the recipient of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
Prior to law school, Tom gained extensive experience in a variety of capacities relating to rural and American Indian/Alaska Native health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Up & Coming Attorney, Minnesota Lawyer, 2018
North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2017 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)