Tom Cassidy is an attorney and policy advisor dealing with issues at the intersection of government, finance and business. Tom started his career on Capitol Hill, then went on to a position as a banking regulatory attorney in the area of enforcement. Tom has litigated both criminal and civil trials at several of the nation’s top law firms. More recently Tom has worked with companies on strategic advice doing due diligence on funding partners and government loan guarantee programs. In the past few years Tom has advised on airport privatizations and renewable energy projects.
Tom currently represents companies in many industry sectors including technology, real estate, renewable energy, infrastructure and water/wastewater management. Federal agencies he has worked with on behalf of clients include the EPA (water), Army Corps of Engineers (permits), FAA (drones), the Department of Education (investigation) and the FTC/CFPB (litigation).
In the state and local government space, Tom has significant experience representing financial services companies and insurers before the District of Columbia’s Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking and the Department of Health Care Finance. He has also represented interests before the D.C. City Council and advised local officials on election law and campaign law issues.
Since returning to private practice after serving as in-house counsel at a large international engineering firm Tom has used the skills developed there to manage and drive several infrastructure projects. His extensive experience working with stakeholders across industry sectors allows Tom to conscientiously and creatively resolve his client’s concerns.
Tom graduated from Villanova University with a degree in political science and a minor in African American Studies. While working on Capitol Hill Tom graduated from Howard Law School.
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