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Thomas Carson Walker

also known as Thomas C. Walker, Tom Walker

About me

A favorite quote:


"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win."


-  Attorney Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi


Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Termination: 50%
  2. Litigation: 25%
    12 years, 75 cases
  3. Employment: 25%
    12 years, 415 cases



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  • Andrea Sue Carlise

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    Andrea Carlise Discrimination Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Kurt Edward Wilson

    “I've known Tom Walker for years and have enjoyed working with him on behalf of clients pursuing employment law claims. He is a skilled advocate for his clients, employing creative and strategic methods of achieving his clients' goals. He is remarkably personable, and his clients tend to acknowledge him as a trusted personal advisor as well as their plaintiff’s lawyer. He’s a smart guy, that cares.”


    Kurt Wilson Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Offices of Thomas C. Walker

4900 Hopyard Road
Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA, 94566



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 LawyersThe National Advocates2016
2016 Global Award - ERISACorporate INTL2016
Employee Pensions Law Firm of the Year in California – 2016GlobalLawExperts2016
Top 100 LawyersThe National Advocates2015
Five Star AttorneyLegal Match2009
Five Star AttorneyLegal Match2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founder & AttorneyLaw Offices of Thomas C. Walker2003 - Present
Adjunct Professor - Employment LawUniv of Silicon Valley Law School2005 - 2008
Human Capital Consulting DirectorDeloitte & Touche1998 - 2000
Practice LeaderWatson Wyatt1987 - 1995
Corporate CounselBradbury Securites1983 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
The National AdvocatesAttorney Member2015 - Present
Society for Human Resource ManagementActive MemberN/A
Society for Human Resources ManagementBoard of Governors1999 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Denial or Reasonable Accommodaitons, Wrongful TerminationConfidential Settlement, Six Figures
Age Discrimination against Career EmployeeLucrative Settlement, E/R Package
Ethnicity Discrimination v. Big TeleCommunciations CompanySettlement in Litigation
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard Graduate School of BusinessBusinessLeadership Studies Certificate1993
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Western State University, San DiegoLawOther - Bachelors1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Human Resources LawAt Will Employment2009