Thomas W.H. Buck, Jr.

Tommy’s Profile

Tommy’s practice covers a variety of civil and white-collar litigation, including False Claims Act actions, products liability, federal appellate proceedings, asset forfeiture, state and local tax litigation, and commercial landlord/tenant actions.  He also assists clients in government investigations, internal corporate investigations, and matters of international trade.

He has represented clients in the health care and education industries in False Claims Act proceedings, and frequently assists businesses in their regulatory compliance efforts. As both a criminal and civil trial attorney, he has secured a conviction as a special prosecutor and a verdict for a commercial landlord against tenant claims.

Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, Tommy served as a law clerk for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee and an intern for the Honorable R. David Proctor in the Northern District of Alabama. Before attending law school, Tommy served as a Surface Warfare Officer, Public Affairs Officer, and admiral’s aide in the United States Navy. He holds a Master of Theological Studies from Emory University.

T 205.254.1854
F 205.714.6440
Laura Cato
Sherrie LaDuke
State Bar:Alabama
U.S. District Court:Alabama(Northern, Middle, Southern)
U.S. Court of Appeals:Eleventh Circuit
Emory University School of Law (2014, J.D.)
Vanderbilt University (2005, B.S., Political Science and English)
Candler School of Theology (Emory) (2014, M.T.S.)
If You've Fooled Me Once, You've Fooled Me a Thousand Times: The Due Process Concerns of Extrapolating FCA Liability
Recent DOJ and FTC Guidance Regarding No-Poaching and Wage-Fixing Agreements
On Thursday, October 20, 2016, the United States Justice Department’s Antitrust Division (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued guidance for Human Resources professionals indicating that going forward, they intend...