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Thomas J. Sotos

Thomas J. Sotos is an associate in the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Chicago office, where he litigates civil and criminal cases in administrative, bankruptcy, state, and federal courts across the country. Tom’s practice, which includes multidistrict litigation and class actions, emphasizes the banking sector. Tom frequently represents financial institutions, investors, and bankers in complex civil actions and white collar prosecutions.



  • 711 Legal Intern, DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, 2016
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Joseph Birkett, Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, 2015

Recognition & Leadership

  • Second Place, The CBA Record’s Flash Fiction Creative Writing Contest, 2018
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
    • Presidential Board Appointee, 2019-2020
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Hellenic Bar Association


  • J.D., University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law, 2017
    • Winner, Top Brief Writer, UCLA Law Moot Court Competition, 2015
  • B.A., with honors, University of Chicago, 2012
  • Hon. Charles P. Kocoras, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2017-2018
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska