Thomas's research focuses on torts, cybercrime, privacy, and how law regulates technology and information. His scholarship has appreared or is forthcoming in journals including the UCLA Law Review, Texas Law Review, Utah Law Review, Maryland Law Review, and Michigan Law Review. He has also been published in media outlets including the New York Times and Slate.
Before entering academia, Thomas served as a judicial clerk for Judge M. Margaret McKeown of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Judge Thomas Griesa of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He has also worked as a visiting scholar at Insper São Paulo and an adjunct professor at New York Law School.
Born and raised in England, Thomas earned his undergraduate degree from the University of St Andrews and his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. While in law school, he served as executive editor of the Michigan Law Review, was inducted into the Order of the Coif, and received the Henry M. Bates Award - the school's highest honor. He also attended Emory University as a Bobby Jones Scholar.
Professors Robert C. Post, Jack M. Balkin, and Jennifer E. Rothman.
J.D., Michigan Law School
M.A., University of St Andrews