Thomas Benedict

Thomas Benedict
Partner

Thom focuses his practice on litigation, with emphasis on trial practice, drug and medical device litigation, premises liability, products liability, professional malpractice and complex commercial litigation.

His legal interests include jury persuasion through the combination of evidence, psychology and sociology research, and visual communication techniques.

OUTSIDE THE OFFICE

A renaissance man, Thom enjoys photography, writing, politics and economics.

INDUSTRY GROUPS

EDUCATION

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, J.D., 1988
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.B.A. (with Distinction), 1986
Northwestern Michigan College, A.S. (with Honors), 1984

ADMISSIONS

United States Supreme Court
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
State Courts of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court of Hawai‘i

AFFILIATIONS

Defense Research Institute, Hawai‘i State Representative (Member of the Trial Tactics and Techniques, Drug and Medical Device, Product Liability and Electronic Discovery Committees)
Hawai‘i State Bar Association
USLAW Network, Primary Contact

AWARDS & HONORS

Benchmark Litigation, Future Star, 2017