Tom Hanson joined Loevy & Loevy in 2022 following a nearly three-decade career in commercial litigation.
Tom has represented clients in all manner of complex civil litigation, including class actions, mass torts, multi-district litigation, bankruptcy adversary proceedings and both domestic and international arbitrations. HIs practice has ranged across a wide variety of industries and practice areas, including consumer finance, real estate development, IT services, land use and zoning, products liability, securities, government contracts and insurance. He has tried dozens of cases in both federal and state courts, and has handled matters in more than a dozen states. Tom is also an accomplished appellate lawyer, having obtained favorable published opinions in the 3rd, 5th and 7th Circuits as well as appellate courts in California, Texas and Michigan
Tom has been a frequent writer and speaker on a wide variety of topics, including class actions, consumer protection/UDAAP, arbitration, reverse mortgages and consumer finance. He is the co-editor (and has authored multiple chapters) of the Practising Law Institute’s Consumer Financial Services Answer Book since it was first published in 2011; the 2022 edition marked the eighth iteration of the industry-leading treatise.
After obtaining his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, Tom graduated magna cum laude from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1996. He began his career in the San Francisco office of a large international Chicago-based firm before moving back home to Ann Arbor, where he worked for one of Michigan’s preeminent firms. While in Ann Arbor, he served on the Scio Township Planning Commission for eight years and was elected to the Scio Township Board of Trustees in 2008. He moved to Texas in 2009 to establish a complex litigation practice in the firm’s newly-opened Dallas office, and currently resides in Grapevine, Texas.
Tom is admitted to practice in California, Michigan and Texas, the 3rd, 5th, 6th, and 9th Circuits, and numerous federal district courts and bankruptcy courts.
University of Michigan
University of California, Hastings College of Law
• J.D. (magna cum laude) – 1996
• Order of the Coif
• Hastings Law Journal