Chairman, Winston & Strawn LLP


Thomas Fitzgerald practices in federal tax controversy and mergers and acquisitions tax. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society and the Commercial Club Foundation. Winston & Strawn promotes diversity through a mentorship program, affinity groups, and three diversity scholarships. Their pipeline initiatives include partnership with LINK Unlimited, the work study program at a Los Angeles high school, and the Law Preview Program with George Washington University. Winston & Strawn was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2019. 

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, Thomas created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read Thomas's pledge here

Joined LCLD 2012 

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2022: Saranya Raghavan; 2020: Ryan Dunigan; 2019: Dan Hoang; 2018: Monique Nikita Bhargava; 2017: Francisco Flores; 2016: Steve Flores; 2015: Timothy D. Kincaid; 2014: Luciona Wiley; 2013: Darwin Conner

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2022: Marcus Garcia, Cesie Alvarez; 2021: Dion RobbinsJose Jamie; 2020: Ade Johnson, Nasir Hussain; 2019: Timothy Hughes, Ariane Andrade; 2018: Masae Ellis, Sean Suber

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted: 
2022: Zoe Mulraine, Lauryn Workman, Kelli Hamilton, Amanda Cooke, Gianna Miller, Rachel Fishman, David Phillips, Jasmine Bovia, Michael Martinez, Jonathan Hung, Armando Amador; 2021: Eric Doan, Malcolm Chaka, LaTisha Curtiss, Timothy Crump, Michelle Toro, Kylah Turner, Laura Del Castillo, Sewit Mehanzel, Joshua Bi; 2020: Jiacong Wang, Mariah Levy, Breanne Parker, Veronica Stoever, Mia Uhunmwuangho, Linda Wang, Victoria Sharockman, Jade Baker; 2019: Jessica Barragan, Chennell Coleman, Marcos Mocine-Mcqueen, George Allan, Chizoba Ukairo, Linda Blair, Tyree Petty-Williams, Jerome Grant, Bobby (Jiepu) Li, Matthew Meyer; 2018: Xochitl Chaul, Leah Duncan, Shaquille Grant, Jerome Hughes, Glory James, Kamara Tiffany Nwosu, Grace Zhu; 2017: Drew Washington

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2021, 2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)


Member: Thomas Fitzgerald

Diversity Professional: Sylvia James

Communications: Jill Shea