10220 103rd Ave NW, Suite 2500, Stantec Twr, Edmonton, AB
Year called to bar: 1987 (AB)
Tom is a partner and chair of the National Technology Transactions Law Group. His practice focuses extensively on technology, intellectual property, privacy and related commercial legal matters, as well as procurement and construction advice, for clients in the energy, financial institution, health, advanced education, forestry, information technology and telecommunications industry and public sectors. Tom has significant experience drafting and negotiating complex agreements, including collaboration, research and development, joint venture, distribution, OEM, alliance, reseller and technology transfer agreements. His experience extends to leading or advising on merger and acquisition transactions involving technology, IP and general commercial legal issues. In addition to technology and other industry sector clients that Tom has represented at Dentons, he has extensive legal and business experience in the software and telecommunications businesses, serving as a member of the executive of the Canadian subsidiary of a multinational software company and the ISP and data subsidiary of one of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies.. Tom’s unique combination of business and legal experience allows him to provide practical, business-focused legal advice to his clients.