Thomas Pressly grew up in Shreveport. He received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Texas Christian University in 2009. While at TCU, Pressly served as student body president and was a member of Mortar Board. He received his law degree from Loyola New Orleans College of Law, where he was a member of Moot Court.
He served as a law clerk to the Honorable S. Maurice Hicks, Jr., United States District Court Chief Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, Shreveport Division, from 2013 through 2014, and has practiced in civil defense litigation since that time. He was a finalist for the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel’s Frank L. Maraist Award in 2017. He joined the firm in 2019. He is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Thomas was elected to the Louisiana Legislature as State Representative for District 6 in 2019. He has previously served as the president of the young lawyers section of the Shreveport Bar Association, on the board of directors for the Robinson Film Center and as chairman of Community Renewal International Young Professionals. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, the Louisiana Bar Association, the Shreveport Bar Association, the Harry V. Booth-Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court, and the board of visitors for the John V. Roach Honors College at Texas Christian University.
Thomas’s practice involves general casualty litigation in federal and state courts throughout Louisiana.
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