- Labor & Employment
- Energy Litigation
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0716|
|University ||Towson State University, B.S.; National Moot Court Team|
|Law School||Howard University School of Law, J.D.; Member, Howard Law Journal|
|Admitted||2000, Maryland and New Jersey; 2001, District of Columbia|
Chair, Hearing Committee, Board on Professional Responsibility for the District of Columbia
Former Chair, Young Lawyer Section, District of Columbia Bar
Former Chair, High-Tech Committee for the Labor and Employment Section, District of Columbia Bar
Former Chair, Host Committee, Young Lawyer Division's Spring Conference, American Bar Association
|Born||Landover, Maryland, March 5, 1973|
Thomas Bundy handles a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including class and collective actions. Thomas regularly represents Fortune 500 companies across the country in numerous trials, arbitrations and alternative forms of dispute resolution. His practice spans the spectrum of litigation areas, including labor and employment, real estate, government contracts, privacy law, product liability and insurance coverage disputes.
While Thomas' practice is commercial in nature, he focuses on traditional employment issues such as: civil rights litigation, including discrimination and harassment; wage and hour disputes; whistleblower claims; trade secret protections; Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation; Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Dodd-Frank compliance; and employment due diligence and audits. Thomas co-chairs Sutherland's Employment Group, which is at the forefront of defending employers against worker classification disputes, including federal and state wage and hour cases. To learn more about the latest classification news and information, including access to helpful federal and state resources and articles, please visit http://workerclassification.com/.
Sutherland represents aviation publisher in air crash claims cases.
Sutherland handles ERISA litigation for Fortune 100 company.
Awards and Rankings
fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (2012)
Founding Member, DC Bar Foundation's Young Lawyers Network (2011)
Recipient, DC Diverse Partner Network, Outstanding Achievement Award (2010)
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
SEC Launches First Whistleblower Retaliation Case Under Dodd-Frank
Thomas R. Bundy,Peter N. Farley,Patricia A. Gorham,Cheryl L. Haas,Cynthia M. Krus, June 24, 2014
On June 16, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) initiated and resolved its first case charging an employer with unlawfully retaliating against a securities whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. This administrative proceeding marks the...
SEC Issues $875,000 Whistleblower Award
Peter J. Anderson,Eric A. Arnold,Keith J. Barnett,Bruce M. Bettigole,Thomas R. Bundy, June 17, 2014
On June 3, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC or Commission) issued a whistleblower award to two individuals who had provided information leading to a successful SEC enforcement action. The whistleblower program was created by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...
Texas Supreme Court Limits Fraud Claims by Terminated Employees
David A. Baay,Thomas R. Bundy,Peter N. Farley,Sean D. Jordan,Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, May 27, 2014
In a case of first impression, the Supreme Court of Texas declared that at-will employees may not bring an action for fraud that is contingent on the promise of continued at-will employment. The Court also held that employees subject to a collective bargaining agreement are bound by the...
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