Tom is a judge advocate, defense counsel in the Marine Corps. He is stationed aboard Camp Lejeune in N.C. He graduated from Rutgers University in 2015 with a B.A., the Elisabeth Haub School of Law in 2018 with a J.D., and expects to graduate with an LL.M in Environmental Law in January 2021. Tom is also enrolled as an online MPA student at UNC-Chapel Hill, focusing on international relations. He is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey and in front of the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.