Tom Wilson has more than 30 years of experience counseling clients on labor and employment matters that impact their business processes and objectives. He is sought after by clients around the world for insight on their U.S. operations and direction on matters related to managing a global workforce. In the U.S., Tom has represented clients before the United States Supreme Court, as well as state and federal courts and agencies. Globally, his representative reach spans Europe, Africa, South America and Asia.
Tom is sought
after by businesses when they have questions about the social element of
environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters. Tom also counsels employers
regarding union relations and assists them with collective bargaining
negotiations, responding to charges of unfair labor practices, and arbitrating
union grievances. He has assisted clients in supply chain due diligence and
advised them on how to eradicate forced labor when discovered. He has also
worked with clients to establish good relations with indigenous people impacted
by international projects. Many of Tom's clients have worked with him for
decades and, as one reviewer told Chambers
USA, they appreciate the "innovative and creative ways" he
approaches problems and his "great judgment and instincts" (2019).
Tom advocated for and was the first chair of the Texas Bar’s
International Human Rights Committee. He has also served as the chair of the
International Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and as the Communications
Director of the Human Rights Law Committee of the International Bar Association.