Goodell DeVries partner Tom Waxter was honored with the Most Valuable Partner Award by Maryland Legal Aid's (MLA) Equal Justice Council (EJC). The award recognizes Tom's outstanding leadership and steadfast commitment to ensuring access to justice for economically disadvantaged Marylanders. Tom accepted the award at the 23rd Equal Justice Awards Breakfast on October 13, 2022.
The EJC actively promotes equal access to justice for Maryland's most economically disadvantaged and vulnerable residents by increasing and diversifying MLA's resources, financial, and otherwise, and serving as ambassadors on behalf of Maryland Legal Aid. The EJC is composed of managing attorneys from Maryland's top law firms and other prominent members of the Maryland Bar and corporate community.
Tom is a member of Goodell DeVries's Product Liability team and focuses a large part of his practice on asbestos litigation defense. He serves as national coordinating and trial counsel for a maritime client and a former supplier of dental products in asbestos lawsuits brought throughout the United States. He has also served on defense teams representing manufacturers of medical equipment in product liability cases.
Goodell DeVries lawyers gather at the 23rd Equal Justice Awards Breakfast, where Tom Waxter was presented with the Most Valuable Partner Award by Maryland Legal Aid's Equal Justice Council. From left: Tom, Linda Woolf, Marianne DePaulo Plant, Nikki Nesbitt, Peggy Chu, James Robinson, and Craig Brodsky.