Tom regularly works with and represents cities and counties throughout the state on a wide range of local and municipal matters.
A significant portion of Tom’s work is in the general area of economic development, assisting state and local governments and private sector interests in major economic development projects. He has done significant, innovative work in developing and adapting state and local incentives to commercial and redevelopment work. He has represented business and industry in major construction and expansion projects and has assisted both governmental and private interests in “outside the box” adaptation of state and local tax and other incentives to foster development for each.
Tom served as the Anderson County attorney, through contract with Anderson County, from 1999 through 2008. He was appointed Oconee County attorney on January 6, 2009, and served in this capacity until November 2015.