FRANCIS T. (TOM) COLEMAN
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Tom Coleman is a partner in the
Labor and Employment Law Section of Williams Mullen. Located in the
firm's Washington D.C. office, he concentrates his practice on all
areas of labor and employment law. During his extensive 30-year
career, Mr. Coleman has served as labor counsel to national trade
associations and large corporate clients, as well as numerous other
professional and business organizations.
Mr. Coleman began his legal career with the U.S. Marine Corps Judge
Advocate General Program. Thereafter, he commenced his legal career,
now spanning over 30 years, in the Labor and Employment field. From
1971 to 1980, he served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown
University Law Center. Mr. Coleman is admitted to practice in the
District of Columbia, the state of Maryland, the U.S. Court of
Military Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of
Appeals (Third, Fourth, Sixth and Seventh Circuits).
A past chairman of the American Society for Association Executives
Legal Section Council. Additionally, he has been a member
of the American Employment Law Council since 1994. He recently was
elected to membership in the American Bar Association's prestigious
College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Inc., and is a member of the
Labor Law Sections of the American, District of Columbia and Maryland
Mr. Coleman has written and lectured extensively in the field of labor
and employment law and co-authored the nationally renowned,
Employment-Labor Law Audit (ELLA), a self-administered audit program
analyzing all legal facets of the employment relationship. He is co-chair of the Center for Positive Management Leadership (CPML), the
much acclaimed interactive management training program designed to
"Build Trust in the Workplace."
Mr. Coleman received his Law and Masters of Law degrees from
Georgetown University, where he was the first recipient of the John F.
Kennedy Memorial Labor Law Award.