Thomas Addis, Shareholder

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Biography

Tom is a Shareholder in the Business Practice Group of Sandberg Phoenix.  As an attorney, Certified Public Account and experienced litigator Tom offers a multifaceted skill set to his business clients.  Tom’s experience and credentials provide him with a valuable and uncommon perspective when counselling business clients.  Tom prides himself on providing clients with creative solutions to business problems.  He also understands the importance of efficient and economical client service.  Tom believes excellent client service can only be achieved when clients are kept updated as to the status of their matters or transactions.  To that end, Tom places a premium on client communication.

Among his areas of practice are general business law, including business transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell arrangements, drafting and negotiating terms of a multitude of documents related to the sale of stock or assets as well as real estate, contract law, general corporate law and commercial law.  Tom also represents financial institutions with regulatory compliance, loan documentation, workouts, and product development.  Tom also has extensive litigation experience in representing financial institutions and defending certified public accountants in accounting malpractice suits.

Prior to joining the firm, Tom was a practicing Certified Public Accountant at PwC, one of the “Big 4” accounting firms.  After his time at PwC, Tom worked as a Project Manager with Union Pacific Railroad while he attended law school.  Prior to that, Tom served nearly five years in the United States Army as a Counterintelligence agent.

Background

Civic Activities
Tom serves as a Community Investment volunteer for the United Way of Greater St. Louis and volunteers as a judge and evaluator of the Collegiate Mock Trial Tournament and the Missouri High School Mock Trial Competition.

Professional Activities
Tom is admitted to practice law in Missouri, Illinois, and the US Circuit Court of the Eastern District of Missouri. In addition, he is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant in Missouri.

Tom is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. He is also a member of the Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard Diversity Committee, Professional Development Committee, Wellness Committee and Recruiting Committee.

Education
Tom received his Juris Doctor from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2006. He earned an Academic Excellence Award in 2002. Tom also had an externship with Judge Kathy Surratt-States in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.

He earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting from University of Missouri – St. Louis in 1997 and a degree in Finance from Missouri State University in 1989.

BIOGRAPHY

Tom is a Shareholder in the Business Practice Group of Sandberg Phoenix.  As an attorney, Certified Public Account and experienced litigator Tom offers a multifaceted skill set to his business clients.  Tom’s experience and credentials provide him with a valuable and uncommon perspective when counselling business clients.  Tom prides himself on providing clients with creative solutions to business problems.  He also understands the importance of efficient and economical client service.  Tom believes excellent client service can only be achieved when clients are kept updated as to the status of their matters or transactions.  To that end, Tom places a premium on client communication.

Among his areas of practice are general business law, including business transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell arrangements, drafting and negotiating terms of a multitude of documents related to the sale of stock or assets as well as real estate, contract law, general corporate law and commercial law.  Tom also represents financial institutions with regulatory compliance, loan documentation, workouts, and product development.  Tom also has extensive litigation experience in representing financial institutions and defending certified public accountants in accounting malpractice suits.

Prior to joining the firm, Tom was a practicing Certified Public Accountant at PwC, one of the “Big 4” accounting firms.  After his time at PwC, Tom worked as a Project Manager with Union Pacific Railroad while he attended law school.  Prior to that, Tom served nearly five years in the United States Army as a Counterintelligence agen

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