Creighton University, 1983
Regis University, 1979
Thomas M. White is an AV rated attorney who
graduated cum laude from Creighton School of Law in 1983, and then clerked
for the Honorable Donald Ross of the United States Eighth Circuit Court of
Appeals. From 1985 to October 1998, he was associated with another firm.
During the last eight years of that association, he was a capital partner and
then shareholder upon the firm's reorganization as a professional
Tom White is an experienced
trial attorney and has extensive experience in the trial of complex commercial
and tort cases representing clients such as Ford, Chrysler, Emerson Electric,
National Credit Union Association and various financial institutions. He has
also successfully represented plaintiffs in civil rights cases arising out of
employment, personal injury, products liability and contract. He has obtained
a number of recoveries for clients through verdict or settlement that are, or
are among, the largest such recoveries for cases of that type. He has tried
employment cases of almost every type common to the workplace, including, but
not limited to, discrimination based on race, gender and disability. He has
significant experience in the representation of various interests arising out
of academic freedom and other civil rights concerns central to colleges and
Tom White has tried and received
the largest recoveries for clients. He has represented clients in the follow
types of cases:
Products liability case
against tire manufacturers which involved a worker who was injured when a
tire exploded and the worker was left paralyzed.
Employment/Americans with Disability Act (ADA) case
case against the City of Omaha for violation of the Americans with Disability
Act against his client, a police officer, and received a large jury verdict
in favor of his client.
Personal injury cases
clients who had been involved in catastrophic interstate accidents as a
result of being hit by semi-trucks.
a client who was involved in an accident in which his tractor was hit from
behind on the highway by a tow truck.
clients and continues to represent clients who were involved in car accidents
in Omaha and the surrounding counties.