BUSINESS LAW OFFICE, P.C.
Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania
Serving All of Northeast Pennsylvania
Helping Small Businesses
Level the Playing Field
for Over 30 Years!
Tom began his legal career in the Cleveland (OH) Prosecutor's Office. While still a first-year law student, he was selected to take part in a pilot program for the mediation of court-assigned disputes. As part of that program, Tom was provided with 40-hours of advanced training in mediation skills and successfully mediated hundreds of assigned conflicts for the prosecutor's office before being selected to serve as a Law Clerk to U.S. Circuit Court Judge Robert B. Krupansky on the United States Court of Appeals.
Following his service in the Federal Courts, Tom began a career as a Business Attorney and Litigator in the New York City office of Kaye Scholer, LLP, a world-renowned international law firm. Tom was an attorney in that Firm's Litigation/Antitrust Department until he returned to Northeast Pennsylvania in the 1990s where he helped form Smithford Business Lawyers, a regional business law firm serving small and family-owned businesses throughout the region from their offices in Wilkes-Barre and Stroudsburg.
In addition to his legal career, Tom has been involved as a manager or owner of several diverse businesses, including a Photography business, a Poconos resort, a newspaper, and a restaurant. His practical business experience informs the legal counsel and assistance that he provides to clients. Tom knows what it takes to run a business. His clients enjoy the experience, skill, and knowledge derived from his big-firm training, his decades of representing small and mid-sized businesses, and he hands-on experience of running his own businesses. (For more information, see Tom's Detailed Biography)
If you think your business can benefit from Tom's unique background, contact him today: