Thomas J. Bond

Thomas J. Bond: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder; Co-Chair, Government Law & Policy Practice; Co-Chair, Insurance Regulatory & Transactions Practice at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2079 Attorneys)
  • 300 West 6th Street, Suite 2050, Austin, TX 78701
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Tom Bond is co-chair of the firm's Government Law & Policy and Insurance Regulatory & Transactions practice groups and managing shareholder of the Austin Office. He focuses his practice on insurance and regulatory law both in Texas and on a national basis. His clients include insurance holding companies, life, health and property liability companies, trade associations, reinsurers, health maintenance organizations, corporate insurance agencies, commercial insureds, and the insurance regulators of other states. Tom has managed a number of insurance industry strategic initiatives at the Texas legislature in the areas of workers compensation, health insurance and managed care, credit and specialty lines coverages, broking and regulated transactions, and insurance regulation and taxation.

Tom has been involved in the rehabilitation and liquidation of troubled companies, both hostile and negotiated acquisitions and mergers, numerous regulatory approval projects, investment decisions, and the design and approval of new coverages. He represents clients in connection with regulatory approvals and acquisitions in a number of states. Tom acted as outside counsel to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in its establishment of the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission, the interstate compact for life and annuity contract filings and approval.

Tom is a frequent speaker on public policy topics related to insurance, health care, and legislative policymaking and is a strategic advisor to both publicly and privately held insurance enterprises.

Tom also represents diverse clients before the Texas legislature and numerous executive branch agencies.


•Policy and regulation
•Catastrophe Planning & Response

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Government Relations Practice; Insurance Law; Administrative / Regulatory Law, 2007-2015 and 2017-2019
• Lawyer of the Year, Administrative / Regulatory Law, Austin, 2019
• Lawyer of the Year, Government Law and Policy, Austin, 2014
• Lawyer of the Year, Insurance, Austin, 2011
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2008-2019
•Team Member, Best Lawyers in America, Top Listed - Government Relations, 2018
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, 2016-2018
•Team Member, BTI Power Rankings, “The 16 Strongest Firms for ‘Go-To Outside Counsel’ Insurance Work,” 2016
•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Healthcare - Health Insurers, 2014-2015
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers Government Relations Law Firm of the Year, 2014
•Ranked, Tier 1 - Government Relations, Austin Metropolitan Area
•Listed, Texas' Best Lawyers, 2009-2010
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Government Law & Policy
  • Insurance
  • Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Insurance Regulatory & Transactions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
512.320.7202  Phone
512.320.7210  Fax
University Attended:
Baylor University, B.A., English, 1969; Bowling Green State University, M.F.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1982
Year of First Admission:
1982, Texas; 1984, Colorado

Professional & Community Involvement

•Founding Board Member, The Federation of Regulatory Counsel
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, State Bar of Colorado
•Member, State Bar of Texas

Birth Information:
Waco, Texas, 1946
Reported Cases:
Experience: Government Experience: Commissioner of Insurance for the State of Texas, 1982-1985
Payment Information:
  • Accepts American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

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