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Thomas D. Beindit

Phone: 517.886.3800
Fax: 517.886.9154

Thomas D. Beindit is an associate attorney practicing in the area of liability defense and providing general counsel to municipalities. He is experienced in all aspects of litigation and has extensive experience representing municipalities and employers in both state and federal courts.

During his career, Thomas has successfully litigated numerous cases involving civil rights, employment, free speech, discrimination, police conduct, torts, contracts, and wrongful death issues. He also has substantial experience with insurance coverage and the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Thomas is also a trained mediator.

Thomas is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School, where he was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship. He also graduated from the University of Michigan with degrees in political science and psychology. In his free time, Thomas is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing guitar.

Practice Areas

  • Constitutional Rights and Civil Rights
  • Employment and Labor
  • General Municipal Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Mediation Services

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 2016
  • University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, B.A. Dean’s List and University Honors, Political Science and Psychology, 2013

Professional Activities/Memberships

  • Detroit Bar Association
    Barristers Section, 2018-Present
    Inn of Court, 2018-Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
    Negligence Section, 2016-Present
    Young Lawyers Section, 2016-Present

Admitted to Practice

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Awards

  • Wayne State University Law School, 2013-‘16 Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
  • Boy Scouts of America, 2007 Eagle Scout Award Recipient

Publications/Presentations

  • Speaker at the University of Michigan Alumni Panel Series: Law, 2017

Community Activities/Involvement

  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Washtenaw County
  • Macomb County Warming Center, Mount Clemens, Michigan
    Board Member, 2017-Present
  • Young Catholic Professionals of Detroit