Thom Ward is equally comfortable in the courtroom and at the negotiation table, and works with his clients to resolve matters through mediation, settlement, or resolution in court, in order to obtain the best possible results for his clients’ objectives. He regularly draws upon his professional background in corporate finance and consulting to handle complex financial matters for clients.
He works to resolve evictions and other housing matters through careful preparation, negotiation, and litigation. He is experienced in resolving unpaid rent, lease violations, and expiration of leases through negotiation, mediation, and litigation. He represents owners and property managers of tax credit properties, HUD subsidized multifamily properties, and conventional properties.
Thom was named a “2022 Rising Star” and “2021 Rising Star” by Thompson Reuters’ Super Lawyers. He is a member of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association and the Boulder Bar Association.
Thom Ward’s advocacy was has been featured in NPR and NPR affiliate KUNC radio and print articles.
His article “Record Suppression and Other Resources for Resolving Landlord/Tenant Disputes” was published in the Boulder County Bar Association’s December 2020 newsletter.
Thom regularly presents to industry groups on emerging landlord/tenant matters. Recent presentations include “Eviction Moratorium and Protections for Survivors of Violence,” “Interpretation and Implementation and of the CDC Eviction Moratorium” and “Implications of the the NEWR Ballot Initiative and HB20-1009 (Eviction Record Suppression)."
Thom received his law degree from the University of Colorado Law School, and is accepted to practice in Colorado and the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado. Prior to his legal career, he earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park, and worked at Deloitte Consulting, LLP.