Thomas Tyson is an associate in the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office. His practice focuses on complex business litigation, with an emphasis on class action, antitrust, and unfair competition issues, both at the state and federal level.
Prior to law school, Thomas worked in hospitality management in Marin County. During law school, Thomas utilized his background as a collegiate athlete to successfully participate in the UC Hastings Sack Teaching Fellowship, a program aimed at matching high performing students, such as Thomas, with incoming first year students in an effort to enhance the learning environment for the new students.
- Participating as an integral member of a team representing 14 grand jury witnesses in a major nationwide Department of Justice investigation.
- Representing an international irrigation company as plaintiff in an action alleging group boycott conspiracies among manufacturers of micro-irrigation products in violation of California’s Cartwright Act and Unfair Competition Law.
- Obtained complete dismissal with prejudice on behalf of a career readiness company of actual monopolization claim under Section 2 of the Sherman Act alleging product disparagement and misuse of trademarks and copyrights.
- Represented a major automotive software company in proceedings before the FTC relating to issues of data security.
- Daily Journal, 10.13.2021
- The Legal 500 Country Comparative Guides Hot Topic, 04.2020
Antitrust Law Blog Posts
- "California Jury Awards Millions to Cannabis Company in Antitrust Case," October 5, 2021
Cannabis Law Blog Posts
J.D., University of California, Hastings, 2019, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Thurston Society, Hastings Honors Society
B.A., Sonoma State University, 2016
- Judicial Extern for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.