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Thomas R Bundy III

Thomas R Bundy III

Sutherland LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Thomas Bundy is a member of Sutherland’s Litigation Practice Group. Thomas has extensive experience handling a variety of complex multi-party, multi-jurisdictional commercial matters, including class and collective actions. Thomas regularly represents Fortune 500 companies across the country in numerous trials, arbitrations, alternative forms of dispute resolution and internal investigations. His practice spans the spectrum of complex commercial disputes, including labor and employment, real estate, government contracts, privacy law, product liability and insurance coverage disputes.

While Thomas’ practice is commercial in nature, he focuses on traditional employment issues such as: civil rights litigation, including discrimination and harassment; wage and hour disputes; whistleblower claims; trade secret protections; Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation; Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Dodd-Frank compliance; and employment due diligence and audits. Thomas co-chairs Sutherland’s Employment Group, which is at the forefront of defending employers against worker classification disputes, including federal and state wage and hour cases. To learn more about the latest classification news and information, including access to helpful federal and state resources and articles, please visit

Thomas also serves on Sutherland’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Hiring Committee.

  • Selected for Fellows Program by Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (2012)
  • Named Founding Member of the DC Bar Foundation’s Young Lawyers Network (2011)
  • Recipient, DC Diverse Partner Network, Outstanding Achievement Award (2010)
  • Named Legal Elite by Washington SmartCEO Magazine (2009)
  • Recipient, Young Lawyer of the Year Award, District of Columbia Bar (2009)
  • Recipient, Star of the Quarter Award, Young Lawyer Division, American Bar Association (2008)
  • Named among Washington, D.C.’s top lawyers in the “Young Guns” category, Washington Business Journal (2007)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Achievement Award, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs for handling a landmark disability rights case (2007)


J.D., Howard University School of Law, 2000
  Member, Howard Law Journal
  National Moot Court Team
B.S., Towson State University, 1996

District of Columbia
New Jersey

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