JOHN W. THOMAS
Tel: (703) 506-1260
Fax: (703) 506-1051
John W. Thomas was in-house counsel for a substantial part of his career. He was Director of Regulatory Affairs and Regulatory Counsel for a pharmaceutical company and was responsible for regulatory compliance for a Schedule II narcotic drug. Earlier, Mr. Thomas was Vice President and Associate General Counsel of the veterinary drug manufacturers' trade association, where he was responsible for the association’s federal political action committee and for compliance with state and federal lobbying laws. He was also the principal lobbyist of the association, leading lobbying activities directed toward the U.S. Congress and Executive Branch and state legislatures. Prior to that, Mr. Thomas was employed as Washington Counsel of the American Veterinary Medical Association. In the law firm for over 20 years, Mr. Thomas’s practice includes business law, nonprofit organizations, food and drug law, and wills and estates.
Business Law, Trade and Professional Associations, Food, Drug and Cosmetic Law, Wills and Estates.
District of Columbia, 1975
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1996
J.D. with Honors, George Washington University National Law Center, 1974.
B.S. with Honors, Iowa State University, 1971
District of Columbia Bar
Virginia State Bar
American Veterinary Medical Law Association
American Society of Association Executives
American Bar Association.