Managing Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Thomas Cole is Managing Partner of Pepper Hamilton and has served as Vice Chair of the Executive Committee and Chair of the Associates Committee. He writes and speaks frequently on matters relating to labor and employment.
Diversity at Pepper Hamilton includes a Partner in Charge of Diversity, a mentoring program for all associates of color, and several affinity groups. The firm has been recognized by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the Women in Law Empowerment Forum, and the Human Rights Campaign.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2017: Nilufer Shaikh; 2016: Tambry Lynette Bradford; 2015: Neuman Leverett; 2014: Keely James Stewart; 2013: Hyung P. Steele; 2012: Isla L. Long; 2011: Kassem L. Lucas
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2017: Valerie Cruz-Martin, Sarah Patterson, Lula Weldekidan; 2015: Maria Salvemini, Mary Salvucci, Dennie Zastrow; 2014: Abel Garza, Cassandre Juste, Ying Zeng
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Annual Meeting (2016, 2015, 2014)
Member: Thomas Cole Jr.
Diversity Professional: Kassem L. Lucas
Communications: Daniel Pulka