Tom Alan Cunningham, PLLC specializes in business litigation and commercial arbitration.
The firm’s principal, Tom Cunningham, has over 40 years of experience in trials and arbitration of business cases. Mr. Cunningham began his practice in 1974 at a major international law firm, where he became a senior trial partner. In 1998, Mr. Cunningham established a commercial litigation and arbitration boutique to achieve greater flexibility and independence, and to expand his practice to commercial arbitration. Mr. Cunningham is known nationally and internationally for extraordinary client service and for his ability to achieve favorable results effectively and efficiently. Mr. Cunningham is also widely respected for fairness, objectivity and efficiency as a commercial arbitrator.
Mr. Cunningham’s experience includes representation of major oil and petrochemical companies, national and international hotel companies, investment companies, shipping companies, multinational commodity producers, real estate development companies, hospitals, business and professional partnerships, corporate officers and directors, physicians, attorneys, insurance companies, families, and business entrepreneurs. The firm presently has an active and successful practice in energy, oil and gas, offshore development and production, real estate development, hospitality, corporate governance, white-collar crime, business torts, mass torts, professional liability, fiduciary duties, wills, and trusts.
The firm has the flexibility to act quickly, decisively, efficiently and effectively in a changing environment to advance the interests of its clients and to control costs. The firm’s international contact network and its stellar reputation for excellence provide access to virtually unlimited resources whenever they are needed.
In addition to achieving superlative results for clients in litigation, the firm is actively engaged in arbitration, mediation and a variety of other alternate dispute resolution procedures. Mr. Cunningham regularly appears as a sole arbitrator or panel member in the arbitration of business disputes. He also is frequently engaged to consult and appear as an expert witness in professional malpractice and other matters involving professional responsibility and the attorney/client relation.
The firm accepts engagements based on an hourly fee, and encourages other result-oriented fee arrangements that reward competence, efficiency, productivity, risk-sharing and success.