- Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1988
- University of Iowa, B.B.A., 1978
- Co-Author, Missouri Environmental Law Handbook
- Published a number of articles on environmental law and compliance
Tom Orris’ practice concentrates primarily on the defense of personal injury lawsuits involving products liability, premises liability and toxic torts. He currently represents several major oil companies and manufacturers in a variety of cases throughout the bi-state area. In addition, Tom has served as a national trial counsel for a major asbestos defendant and continues to represent a number of clients in both individual and mass tort litigation relating to industrial exposures and occupational injuries and diseases.
Tom’ practice also includes insurance defense as well as commercial and environmental litigation. He has tried many lawsuits to conclusion throughout the Midwest and has argued a number of appeals in state and federal courts.