Tom earned a BA from Trinity College, an MBA from Yale University, and a JD from the University of Connecticut. As an attorney and partner of Brown Rudnick LLP, he practices in the areas of real estate, energy, land use and administrative law. He also represents national clients on permitting matters throughout the state. Tom has previously served as Senior VP of Economic Development and Governmental Affairs for the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce. Tom is a member of the Board of Directors of USA Hockey and serves the USA Hockey Legal Council, and is the former President of the Connecticut Hockey Conference. In 2018 Tom was awarded The Ethel Walker School Medal, the highest honor bestowed upon non-alumnae members of the Walker’s community. His daughter Chelsea is a member of the Class of 2013.