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D. Benjamin Thomas

Ben Thomas is a senior associate in the Dallas office of Reid Collins & Tsai LLP.  His practice is focused on complex business litigation, and he has represented clients in a variety of proceedings in arbitration, in state and federal trial courts, and in federal appellate courts.  He has represented clients in a range of proceedings including securities class action cases, complex business disputes, consumer class action matters, and data breach litigation.  Ben has also successfully represented clients in immigration matters on a pro bono basis before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Prior to joining the firm, Ben served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sidney A. Fitzwater of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the Honorable Edith Brown Clement of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  After his clerkship, Ben worked as a litigation associate in the Dallas office of Sidley Austin LLP.

Ben earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he was the online managing editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.  During law school, Ben served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Catharina Haynes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.  Ben also actively participated in appeals pending before the United States Supreme Court as a member of the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Supreme Court Clinic.

Ben earned a B.A., summa cum laude, from Baylor University, and an M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary.  He is a Dallas native and serves as a vestryman at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Dallas.