AUTHORED BOOKS

  • The Maxims of Politics: Making Government Work

    • Award-Winner in the Business Category of the 2010 National Indie Excellence Awards

  • Profiles in Optimism: Stories of Brave Individuals Who Looked at Adversity and Saw Hope

  • Sportsman Environmentalist

  • Global Solutions: Demanding Total Accountability for Climate Change

  • Truck Stop Politics: Understanding the Emerging Force of Working Class America

 

AUTHORED BOOK CHAPTERS
  • “Guiding Principles for Creating Environmental Regulations That Work.”  Air Pollution XVII. Eds. C.A. Brebbia & V. Popov. WIT Press, 2009.

  • “Winning a Government Contract:  Responding to RFP's and IFB's." Inside the Minds – Navigating the Government Contracts Process: Leading Lawyers on Understanding Timelines, Complying with Documentation Requirements, and Overcoming Common Challenges. Aspatore Books, 2008.

  • “Governmental Representation.” South Carolina Jurisprudence. Ed. Aleta M. Pillick. Vol. 23. South Carolina Bar, 1994.

AUTHORED ARTICLES
  • “A Tale of Two Cities: Denton versus Stillwater – An issue too important to lose.” Family Security Matters (December 31, 2015).

  • “Banning the Bans: State Legislatures Pass Bills to Avoid Patchwork of Local Laws Intended to Obstruct Shale Energy Production.” Well Servicing Magazine (July 2015).

  • “Property Rights and Forced Pooling Amidst the Shale Revolution.” Well Servicing Magazine (March 2015).

  • “Denton Hydraulic Fracturing Ban.” Well Servicing Magazine (January 2015).

  • “Home Rule and the Rule of Local Governments.”  Well Servicing Magazine (September 2014).

  • “American Energy Security from the Shale Revolution: A Blessing to Share.” Well Servicing Magazine (July 2014).

  • “Hydraulic Fracturing ‘Right to Know’ Laws: Satisfying the Public’s Right to Know While Protecting Innovation” Well Servicing Magazine (May 2014).

  • “Sue and Settle: Activist End Run Around Congress and Industry.” Well Servicing Magazine (March 2014)

  • “Setback Distances in the Barnett Shale: The Need for Uniformity at the State Level.” Well Servicing Magazine (January 2014).

  •  “Balancing preserving the environment with economic development in the Caucasus Mountains.  “ABA SIL International Environmental Law Committee Newsletter (January 2013).

  •  Administration’s energy regulations stifling the economy.” The Washington Times (November 2, 2012).

  • “Another Voice:  Opponents of fracking get a free ride from critics.” The Buffalo News” (October 23, 2012).

  • “Fracking has a 60-year Safety Record.” The Fayetteville Observer (October 17, 2011).

  • “A Tribute to My Father, a Member of Rogers’ Raiders.” NavySeals.com (July 27, 2010); also published Canada Free Press. (July 27, 2010); “Remembering Rogers’ Raiders.” Family Security Matters (July 28, 2010); World Defense Review (July 29, 2010).

  • “Recipe for Disaster: Increasing Risk of Terrorism, Decreasing Resources.” World Defense Review. (May 30, 2010); also published Canada Free Press. (May 31, 2010).

  • “Don’t Jeopardize Montana’s Energy Future.” The Big Sky Weekly (Nov. 13, 2009).

  • “Currency Manipulation and South Carolina Manufacturing.” Made in SC Magazine (Oct. 2008): 30-1.

  • “Two Seconds Between Me and Death.” Huntinamibia (2007): 22-3.

  • “Inextricably Intertwined – Environmental Management and the Public.” Georgetown International Environmental Law Review 17.3 (Spring 2005): 393-433.  

  • “Community Participation in Environmental Protection.” UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy 21 (2002-03): 75-95.

  • “Public Disclosure Can Help Limit Scope of Environmental Problems.” Charlotte Business Journal (July 4, 2003).

  • “Campaign Finance Rules in Limbo.” Campaigns and Elections Magazine 1 June 2003.

  • “Business and the Environment: Concentrate on Issues that Unite” Vital Speeches of the Day 65.11 (Mar. 15, 1999): 333-6.

  • “Environmental Justice.” Environmental Solutions 8.5 (May 1995): 77.

AUTHORED PUBLICATIONS

Tom has been widely published in both legal and mainstream periodicals, including: UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Campaigns and Elections Magazine, South Carolina Jurisprudence, Navigating the Government Contracts Process, Vital Speeches of the Day, and Well Servicing Magazine.

PUBLISHED CASES
  • Friends of the Earth v. Laidlaw Envtl. Servs., 149 F.3d 303 (4th Cir. 1998), Counsel for Amici Curiae Chamber of Commerce, et al.