Thomas K. Boardman is an associate in the Scott+Scott's New York office, focusing on antitrust litigation. At his prior firm, Mr. Boardman was a member of the trial team in In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation. For his work on that case, Mr. Boardman was nominated by Consumer Attorneys of California as a finalist for Consumer Attorney of the Year. Mr. Boardman was also an instrumental part of the lead counsel team in In re Potash Antitrust Litigation (II), a case that featured a unanimous victory before an en banc panel of the Seventh Circuit, resulting in one of the most influential antitrust appellate opinions in recent memory. The case ended in $90 million in settlements.
At Scott+Scott, Mr. Boardman represents plaintiff-investors in In re Foreign Exchange Benchmark Rates Antitrust Litigation and represents opt-out plaintiffs in Mag Instrument Inc v. The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Mr. Boardman also represents indirect purchaser plaintiffs in In re Lithium Ion Batteries Antitrust Litigation.
Mr. Boardman received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College in 2004, majoring in Political Science and Film Studies. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2009. While at Hastings, Mr. Boardman was a member of the Hastings Science and Technology Law Journal and worked as a research assistant to professors Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr. and Rory K. Little. Mr. Boardman is a member of the following Bars: California, New York, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Central District of California, Northern District of California, and Southern District of California. He is also a member of the following professional associations: ABA Antitrust Section - Model Jury Instruction Revision Task Force, ABA Antitrust Section - Young Lawyers Division - Litigation Committee, ABA Antitrust Section - Young Lawyers Division - Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, New York State Bar Association - Antitrust Section, Bar Association of San Francisco, and Public Justice Foundation.
Mr. Boardman has co-authored the following articles: "Reverse Engineering Your Antitrust Case: Plan for Trial Even Before You File Your Case," Antitrust Magazine, Spring 2014, Vol. 28, No. 2, with Bruce L. Simon; and "Class Action for Health Professionals," chapter from Advocacy Strategies for Health and Mental Health Professionals, Springer Publishing Co., 2011, with Bruce L. Simon, Stuart L. Lustig, Editor.
Prior to joining Scott+Scott, Mr. Boardman worked at Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP in San Francisco and served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Christina Reiss in United States District Court, District of Vermont.
Mr. Boardman enjoys running and regularly does so for charity. He has run several races to fundraise for various causes, including the New York City Marathon (National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation) and the Boston Marathon (Cystic Fibrosis Foundation).