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Thomas P. Dillon

Toledo Managing Partner and Firmwide Management Committee Co-Chair
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604
Direct419.321.1339
Fax419.241.6894
tdillon@slk-law.com

Assistant

Bethany Majewski
Direct419.321.1341
bmajewski@slk-law.com

Known as a leader and trusted advisor, Tom is co-chairman of the firm's Management Committee and managing partner of Shumaker's Toledo, Ohio office. His practice includes acting as outside general counsel for small and medium sized businesses. Clients look to Tom to help them identify and solve a host of legal issues, including representing individuals and business clients in commercial disputes involving:

  • Business torts
  • Unfair competition
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Theft of trade secrets
  • Customer/supplier disputes
  • Insurance coverage issues
  • Breach of contract claims
  • Real property disputes
  • Employment claims
  • ERISA matters
  • Tax disputes.

He has substantial experience in obtaining injunctive relief to prevent unfair competition and the unauthorized disclosure of trade secrets.

Tom is a former co-chair of the Litigation Practice group and is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). LCA is a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Fellowship in LCA is highly selective and by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels and superior ethical reputation. In addition, Tom is a member of Legatus, a membership organization for Catholic business leaders committed to learn, live and spread the Catholic Faith.

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2006 - 2019
  • Ohio Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2012, 2015 - 2018
  • Toledo Business Journal, “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law”
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Legatus, Member
  • St. Thomas More Society of Toledo, Vice Chairman
  • Lourdes University, Board of Trustees

News Releases

09.10.2018Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Toledo Business Journal’s "Who’s Who In Toledo Area Law"
08.15.2018Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019
01.03.2018Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Moves into the Michigan Market
12.07.2017Shumaker Attorneys Named to 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.17.2017Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018
12.13.2016Shumaker Attorneys Named to 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.16.2016Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2017
12.07.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.19.2015Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2016
02.09.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Announces Leadership Transition
12.04.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
09.05.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
08.21.201483 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
08.15.201383 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014
09.12.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
08.28.201281 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
03.02.2012Thomas P. Dillon Selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
12.20.2011Shumaker Attorneys Named to 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars
09.15.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
09.07.201170 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America® 2012
12.20.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars
08.12.201070 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011
07.29.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Area Law” Recognition
03.01.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition

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Education

  • J.D., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame Law Review, 1990
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 1986

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Michigan, 1996
  • Ohio, 1992
  • Illinois, 1990, Inactive

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