Thomas Beckom spent most of his younger years in the Southeast United States, splitting his childhood between Dallas, Texas, and Richmond, Virginia. He attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, where he trained as a concert pianist and bassoonist. After completing his undergraduate degree, Thomas worked as a music teacher for the Clark County School District for nearly a decade.
Subsequently, Thomas attended the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Las Vegas and graduated in 2011. While in law school, he accepted his first job as a law clerk for a prominent former Nevada politician. During this time, Thomas helped numerous homeowners stay in their homes during the Great Recession and assisted multiple small business owners in avoiding economic collapse through complex bankruptcy reorganization. He also aided individuals injured in serious accidents in seeking compensation from the appropriate insurance carriers.
Thereafter, Thomas gained a wealth of experience as a litigator for large financial institutions and multinational businesses. He assisted these businesses through numerous trials and appeals, successfully trying numerous cases related to banking and finance. Furthermore, Thomas is a published appellate author in the field of banking and finance law, having been published at least three times by the Nevada Supreme Court. During this period, he was recognized as a Rising Star by Thompson Reuters Super Lawyer publication in the field of banking and finance law.
Thomas was ultimately recruited out of this position into one of the most successful personal injury and mass tort firms in the country, where he practiced for many years. He worked on a team of attorneys that included some of the best trial lawyers in the country, trying multiple cases to verdict. Additionally, Thomas was part of the team of attorneys that obtained settlements for the State of Nevada in the opioid litigation, as well as for the victims of the Route 91 mass shooting. In this position, he received distinctions as a Rising Star by Thompson Reuters Super Lawyer publication in the areas of personal injury and Mass Torts. He was also named a top 40 under 40 trial lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers and a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in the State of Nevada.
In his free time, Thomas plays electric bass in a local cover band called the Lost Vagrants. He is also a proficient guitarist, classical pianist, and banjo player. He is a trained mixed martial artist, proficient in Krav Maga, Muay Thai, Boxing, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Finally, and most importantly, he is a proud single parent and enjoys spending time with his daughter.