Tom White represents clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, with experience representing technology and telecommunications-focused clients in high-stakes civil litigation. Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. White clerked for the Honorable Richard C. Wesley of the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and was an associate at two other law firms in Washington DC and New York.

During law school, Mr. White served as an extern for the Honorable Laura Taylor Swain of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. He also worked as a research assistant and teaching assistant for several professors at Columbia Law School. Before pursuing his legal degree, Mr. White served as a legislative services intern for US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.


  • Education

    • JD, Columbia Law School, 2017

      James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

      Parker School Certificate

    • MA, International Affairs, New York University, 2013

    • BA, Politics, New York University, 2012

      magna cum laude

      President’s Service Award; Founder’s Day Award

      Pi Sigma Alpha Society 

  • Admissions

    • New York

    • District of Columbia

    • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York

    • US District Court for the Southern District of New York

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Richard C. Wesley, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2019 - 2020