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Contact Tom

3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2475

Thomas C. Sand



  • Tom has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an organization dedicated to maintaining and improving the standards of trial practice, the administration of justice, and the ethics of the profession. Membership is very selective; it is by invitation only and is limited to one percent of the total lawyer population of a state or province.

  • Tom has been elected as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Membership is peer-nominated and by invitation-only to lawyers of high personal character and honorable reputation amongst other competitive qualifications.

  • Tom has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA. These awards reflect notable achievements over each year including outstanding work and excellence in client service. Tom is recognized as a "Leader in their Field" in Litigation: General Commercial.

  • Named to the Washington State Bar Association Supreme Court Pro Bono Public Honor Roll, 2013-2014
  • Named "Oregon Litigation Star" by Benchmark Litigation, 2012-Present
  • Named the 2004 Distinguished Graduate by Lewis & Clark Law School
  • Selected for The BTI Client Service All-Stars 2011 and 2013
  • Tom is a Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated Lawyer of AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5.0*

    *AV® Preeminent ™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.
  • Tom has been selected for inclusion in Oregon Super Lawyers magazine. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. For more information visit www.superlawyers.com.
    • Top 10 Oregon Super Lawyers 2008, 2013, 2015, 2018-present
    • Top 50 Oregon Super Lawyers 2006-present
  • Tom was selected by his peers for his inclusion in Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. For more information visit www.bestlawyers.com.
    • Named "Lawyer of the Year" in Litigation - Securities (Portland), 2019