Tom Pack focuses his practice on pharmaceutical and medical device products liability matters and complex business litigation, including litigation related to tribal nations. Tom guides clients through the litigation process in both state and federal courts, as well as in mediation and arbitration. He has deep experience litigating cases involving FDA-regulated medical devices and has particular experience with the application of federal preemption to product-liability claims.
Tom is actively involved in the legal and business community, presently serving as Treasurer of the Minnesota State Bar Association, on the Board of Trustees of the Minneapolis Foundation, and on other boards and committees. Tom also maintains an active pro bono practice in the civil rights and immigration law fields, with an emphasis on representing asylum seekers fleeing persecution on account of their LGBTQ+ sexual orientations and/or gender identities.
Tom is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Native American Bar Association and as Chair of its Standing Policy Committee. Prior to law school, Tom gained wide-ranging experience relating to rural and American Indian/Alaska Native health as a Truman Fellow and Emerging Leader with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.