Thomas M. Cawley focuses his practice on the representation of privately-held businesses and their owners. He helps his clients in the purchase and sale of companies, formation of new entities, corporate governance, shareholder disputes, contract negotiations, and all types of legal matters that arise in connection with the operation of a business.
Tom also devotes a significant portion of his practice to employee benefits, including qualified plans, stock option programs, employment contracts, and employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs).
Since 1984, Tom has been a co-editor of Ohio Transaction Guide and Current Legal Forms, published by Matthew Bender & Co. He has also lectured to numerous bar associations and professional organizations on a variety of business and employee benefit topics.
Tom was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1982, and to the bar of Florida in 1983. Tom attained his Juris Doctor degree from Case Western Reserve School of Law in 1982. His accomplishments in law school include membership in the Order of the Barristers, the National Moot Court Team and the Order of the Coif. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Grove City College in 1978.