Dunlap, Grubb & Weaver, PLLC
Washington and Lee University
1996 - 1999
Tom is the managing partner of the firm. His practice focuses on complex civil litigation, mediation and arbitration in the areas of patent, copyright, trademark & commercial. Tom has represented local, national and international clients in a variety of complex litigation, including copyright disputes in the United Kingdom and multi-jurisdictional federal patent infringement and invalidity claims. Tom has also appeared before the Supreme Court of Virginia where he successfully argued the application of the intra-corporate immunity doctrine as it relates to conspiracy claims. In addition to numerous seminars, serving as President of the Loudoun Bar Association and writing technical treatises, Tom was selected as one of twelve Top Northern Virginia Lawyers for his litigation experience in the 2006 June/ July edition of Northern Virginia Magazine, and was selected in 2008 and 2009 as a Virginia Super Lawyer in the area of Commercial Litigation.
Tom grew up in Middleburg and Great Falls, Virginia, attending high school at the International School of Geneva in Switzerland, where he learned to speak French fluently. He graduated from Lafayette College where he was a member of the varsity fencing team and rugby team. Following college Tom spent a time in New York, New York working in both retail and commercial banking for Chase Manhattan and the Bank of New York.
He attended law school at Washington & Lee University where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Fraternity (Vice Magistrar), and where he continued to play rugby. Tom worked for a Northern Virginia firm, where he eventually became a partner. In 2001 Dan Grubb and Tom formed Dunlap & Grubb.
Tom is a Captain in the Virginia Army National Guard, and a graduate of Army OCS. He has served as Recon Scout Platoon Leader, and XO for A Troop, 1-158th CAV(RECON), and served as the aide de camp to the Commanding General, 29th Infantry Division and is currently the Commander of HHC, 116th BSTB Infantry. Tom is an avid sailor and owns a Cirrus SR-22 high performance airplane, for which he holds a private instrument pilot rating with the complex & high performance endorsements. Tom also enjoys diving (rescue diver & Nitrox certified), and holds a US Army Humvee and M1 Tank drivers licenses, and is a former National Silver Medallist in full contact Burmese kickboxing (2002).