Ian Thomas is a competitive, yet affable Principal attorney in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group at Offit Kurman. Ian works diligently to find creative solutions to his clients’ legal issues that are cost effective and results oriented.
Ian litigates business to business disputes and government enforcement actions. These matters include real estate, consumer protection and employee mobility/trade secret. Ian is well versed on legal issues pertaining to District of Columbia substantive law and procedure and has gained extensive trial experience. As a result, Ian is regularly engaged to serve as local counsel for litigation in this jurisdiction. Ian successfully litigated in numerous jurisdictions throughout the country and his practice extends far beyond Washington, D.C.,
Beyond his litigation practice, Ian developed a practice in the areas of sports wagering and gaming. His gaming practice leverages his litigation and regulatory experience to allow him to serve as a key advisor on a diverse set of issues including governance, regulatory concerns and compliance. Ian’s practice includes domestic and international operators, suppliers and other participants in the gaming space. Ian closely monitors domestic and international trends in gaming law and frequently comments on proposed legislation and legal developments.
Before joining Offit Kurman, Ian was an associate at a well-regarded boutique law firm in Bethesda, Maryland, where he honed his skills as a litigator and an advisor. Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., he served as a judicial law clerk to Honorable Martha Royster in the New Jersey Superior Court after receiving his law degree, magna cum laude, from New York Law School. Outside of the courtroom, Ian stays active in the community by engaging in pro bono work and playing on various intramural sports teams.