Robert Tom
Baker Donelson Bearman
165 Madison Ave Ste 2000
Memphis, TN 38103
Work Phone: (901)577-2159
Fax Phone: (901)577-0818
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Robert F. Tom represents clients in litigation involving contract disputes, consumer banking and finance disputes, commercial torts, and real estate and residential mortgage disputes. With an emphasis on banking, financial services and class action litigation, Mr. Tom has successfully defended clients against claims asserting violations of the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), Tennessee Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Right to Financial Privacy Act (RFPA). Mr. Tom routinely defends clients against common law claims, such as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, negligence, tortious interference, inducement of breach of contract, civil conspiracy and fraud. Mr. Tom is also experienced in creditors' rights litigation, is well-versed in limited-recourse guaranty issues, and has obtained numerous restraining orders, injunctions and receivership appointments on behalf of lenders and servicers. 

In addition to his business litigation practice, Mr. Tom also has significant experience defending manufacturers and retailers in product liability litigation, involving drugs, medical devices, and food and food labeling.  

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Tulane Law School
Year Licensed: 2004
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2007
Section Membership(s): Young Lawyers Division, Leadership Law Alumni, Litigation Section, CLE Committee, TBA Members, Leadership Law Class of 2014
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Appellate Practice, Creditors Practice, Litigation - Commercial