Tom Stoever represents clients in complex litigation-including environmental matters, antitrust cases, consumer class actions, product liability, and commercial cases.
Mr. Stoever has represented individuals and corporations in environmental litigation in both state and federal courts. He has defended clients in Superfund and regulatory actions, citizen suits under the Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act cases, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) litigation, toxic tort cases, and natural resource damage claims. Mr. Stoever has, in addition, negotiated on behalf of his clients with federal and state agencies for a variety of permits for use of public lands. He has also represented clients in environmental insurance coverage litigation.
Mr. Stoever has represented corporations and standard-setting bodies in large, multiparty antitrust matters brought under federal and state competition statutes.
Product Liability and Consumer Class Actions
Mr. Stoever has represented pharmaceutical manufacturers, consumer product makers, and technology companies in multijurisdictional product liability and consumer class action litigation, managing cases from initiation through discovery and trial in jurisdictions around the country, including several jurisdictions considered particularly hostile for corporate defendants. He has represented clients at trial and managed large "virtual law firms" comprised of attorneys from firms around the country.
Mr. Stoever's pro bono practice has focused on litigating claims on behalf of veterans seeking benefits from the US government. He has represented former service men and women in matters before the US Court of Veterans Appeals and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, including two en banc arguments before that court. He was recognized for his work on Henderson v. Shinseki in the 2011 Annual Report for the Veterans Consortium's Pro Bono Program.
Mr. Stoever also represents a class of landowners in southern Colorado in litigation to obtain their ancestral rights to access large tracts of private land for grazing and timber.
- JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1990
- MA, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, 1984
- BA, Johns Hopkins University, 1983
- Supreme Court of the United States
- Various Federal Courts