Thomas Conerty represents clients in commercial litigation and arbitration. His experience includes advising and representing corporate policyholders in domestic and international insurance recovery disputes. Thomas has also represented large insurance companies in litigation involving the secondary payer provisions in federal Medicare statutes and regulations.
In addition, Thomas's practice includes toxic tort litigation, in which he has drafted successful appellate- and trial-level summary judgment briefings. Thomas has represented clients in cases involving class actions, the federal False Claims Act (FCA), contract disputes, and business torts.
Thomas has significant experience in fact development and managing discovery as well, including coordinating e-discovery, preparing corporate and fact witnesses for depositions, and second chairing depositions. His experience also includes successfully arguing discovery disputes in federal court.
Thomas maintains an active pro bono practice in cases involving religious liberty claims.
Before joining Jones Day, Thomas clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
- Vanderbilt University (J.D. 2020; Order of the Coif; Notes Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review; Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Awards in Torts, Contracts, and Land Use Planning); Hope College (B.A. in Political Science summa cum laude 2016; Recipient: James Dyke Van Putten Political Science Prize, Dr. Marvin Zuidema Award [athletic conference award for excellence], and Renze Lyle Hoeksema Prize)
- Ohio and U.S. District Court for the Southern District Ohio
- Law Clerk to Judge John B. Nalbandian, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (2020-2021)