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Jeffrey J. Tom PARTNER

Jeff Tom is a name partner with Martin Cukjati & Tom, LLP. He is licensed to practice in all state courts in Texas and in the United States District Courts for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas. He is a civil litigation attorney representing individuals and businesses in all aspects of business lawsuits, construction lawsuits, employment lawsuits, and serious personal injury lawsuits. As a central part of his practice, Jeff represents clients in cases involving breach of contract, breach of lease agreements, employment disputes, wrongful termination, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions, construction disputes, class actions, and serious personal injury lawsuits.

He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems in 2002. He graduated from the University of Texas early, in just three years. During college, Jeff was selected for a multi-year internship with tech giant Dell. He earned his law degree from University of Houston Law Center in 2006.

Jeff Tom grew up in Boerne, Texas and graduated from Boerne High School. In high school, he built local company Omtex Systems, Inc.’s Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and accounting systems. After college, Jeff joined a subsidiary of Stewart Title as a international information technology consultant. While working and living in Romania and India, Jeff led an international development team in implementing a complex software program that was designed to establish and verify land ownership in Romania.

The real world business experience Jeff gained by working at Omtex, Dell, and Stewart is the foundation for his legal practice today. He knows firsthand the difficulties and pressures of managing teams, large or small, and making the fundamental, bottom-line decisions that business clients are faced with every day. Understanding the business challenges and pressures provides him with unique insight into his cases. Having worked in business all over the world, Jeff has the experience needed to help his clients win.

Jeff is a member of the State Bar of Texas, San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association, and Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He has been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Business Litigation every year since 2015.

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Juris Doctor, 2006
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems, 2002
    • Multi-year internship with Dell
  • Texas, 2006
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • State Bar of Texas
  • San Antonio Trial Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Take a Case Community Justice Program