Tom Thornton joined Hollister & Brace as an associate in 2017. Tom assists clients in the areas of business litigation, insurance coverage, real property disputes, and real estate litigation. Tom has particular expertise in appellate matters. Prior to joining Hollister & Brace he clerked for Associate Justice Lamar Baker of the California Court of Appeal in Los Angeles. He is a member of the California and New York State bars. Originally from Ireland, Tom now enjoys experiencing all Santa Barbara has to offer with his wife and two sons.