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Thomas Buscaglia

Thomas Buscaglia

Practice areas:

Gaming

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About Me

Tom Buscaglia, The Game Attorney, has assisted game developers since 1991 with all aspects of business and legal matters.  Tom wrote the chapter entitled “Effective Developer Agreements” for the book, The Secrets of the Game Business and has written numerous articles on the business and legal issues in the Game Industry.  Tom is a perennial presenter at the annual Game Developer Conference and PAX.  Tom Chairs the International Game Developers Association Charitable Foundation and served on the IGDA Board of Directors from  2005 - 2011.  In addition to his deep professional knowledge base, Tom has a gamer's appreciation and understanding of the game industry.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Gaming: 100%
    25 years, 100 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($400/hour)

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Credit Card

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Contact Info

The Game Attorney PC

23133 Vashon Highway S.W.
Vashon, WA, 98070

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200807/06/2015
DCActive 200705/25/2015
FLInactive198605/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Video and Online Gaming: advice to creators and developers #1Legal 5002009
Video and Online Gaming: advice to creators and developers #1Legal 5002008
Video and Online Gaming: advice to creators and developers #3Legal 5002007
Put Something Back Pro Bono Service AwardDade County Bar Association1993
Put Something Back Pro Bono Service AwardDade County Bar Association1992
Put Something Back Pro Bono Service AwardDade County Bar Association1991

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerT. H. Buscaglia and Associates1987 - 2009
AssociateShutts & Bowen, LLP1985 - 1987

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2007 - Present
IGDA FoundationChair2006 - Present
International Game Developers AssociationBoard of Dieectors2005 - 2011
United States Supreme Court BarMember1990 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember1989 - Present
Florida BarMember1986 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1985