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Thomas W. Bohnett
Thomas W. Bohnett
Senior Associate — Litigation
Senior Associate — Litigation

Thomas W. Bohnett

Thomas W. Bohnett

2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 500 West
Washington, DC 20037

Thomas W. Bohnett


  • Representing a U.S. technology company in a series of global competition investigations

  • (D.D.C.) Currently representing an airline in In re Domestic Airline Travel Antitrust Litigation, an MDL putative class action alleging that the major airlines conspired to restrict domestic capacity, as well as parallel federal and state investigations and litigation in Canada (assisted)

  • (N.D. Ga.) Successfully represented an airline in In re Delta/AirTran Baggage Fee Antitrust Litigation, an MDL putative class action alleging price-fixing of checked baggage fees, where plaintiffs sought more than $1 billion in damages before trebling (assisted)

  • (N.D. Cal.) Currently representing a major Japanese electronics company and its U.S. subsidiary in two nationwide antitrust class actions and three opt-out lawsuits involving allegations of price-fixing in the lithium ion battery industry (assisted)

  • (Ct. Fd. Cl.) Represented over 225 dialysis clinics in litigation against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for years of underpayment for dialysis services provided to veterans pursuant to federal regulations and contracts; secured a close-to-trial settlement of $538 million (net) (assisted)

  • Represented an airline in connection with litigation and regulatory proceedings to obtain landing rights at slot constrained airports (assisted)

  • Led team that won withholding of removal for Honduran asylum-seeker


  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2013 (Contributing Editor, Michigan Journal of Race and Law)
  • Princeton University–Princeton School of Public Policy and International Affairs, A.B. cum laude, 2007 (Lt. John M. Larkin Prize, best undergraduate thesis in political economy)
  • Thomas is on a leave of absence on secondment to a client
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Francis M. Allegra, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2013–14
  • Princeton-in-Africa Fellow, International Rescue Committee Uganda, 2007–2008
  • Nominee: Concurrences’ Antitrust Writing Award (2021)
  • Member: Washington, D.C. Bar Association
  • District of Columbia
  • “Why Time Warner’s Attack Against the TCPA Is on the Ropes,” Law 360, March 30, 2017 (co-author)
  • “It’s Hard to Fight the Feds: A New Constitutional Attack Against the TCPA Is Against the Ropes,” V&E High-Tech Law & Litigation E-communication, March 10, 2017 (co-author)
  • “Don’t Let the Words Fool You – U.S. Authorities Prove They Are Not Limited by the Text of the FCPA Statute,” V&E Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Update E-communication, June 11, 2012 (author)