• University of Notre Dame (1972)
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D. (1976)


  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Thomas P. Gies


Companies need experienced counsel to address the ever-changing dynamics of the modern workplace. That’s Tom Gies. Tom serves as a strategic partner to leading companies by helping them achieve their business objectives with creative solutions to complex labor and employment law challenges.

Tom has 40 years of experience in litigating complex labor and employment law disputes for companies across a range of industries. He approaches litigation with a singular focus on developing thoughtful, aggressive strategies to achieve the client’s objectives. His experience includes five jury trials, two U.S. Supreme Court arguments, 18 federal appellate court arguments, and more than a hundred trial court and arbitration matters. Tom has deep experience with a wide range of labor and employment law issues, including wage and hour class and collective actions, employee mobility, whistleblower retaliation, business restructuring issues, EEO and disability claims, and employee benefits disputes. Tom's traditional labor counseling practice has focused on helping companies develop and implement strategies in situations involving operational restructurings, facility closures, subcontracting of bargaining unit work, and responding to work stoppages.

Tom’s litigation experience guides his approach in advising companies in employment law regulatory compliance engagements and in handling sensitive internal investigations. Tom is the founder of Crowell & Moring’s Labor and Employment practice, which he led for 20 years.


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December 21, 2020 LITIGATION NOTE: Crowell & Moring Defeats Preliminary Injunction Motion, Securing Swift Dismissal of Case Seeking to Halt University of California Flu Vaccination Requirement
June 29, 2016 Litigation Note: Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. v. Service Employees International Union, et al.
February 14, 2013 Crowell & Moring's Thomas P. Gies Testifies Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce
January 29, 2013 Crowell & Moring Releases Report, "Litigation Forecast 2013"