Thomas Tompsett Jr. is a seasoned trial attorney and registered lobbyist who joined HJM in 2017. Tompsett’s reputation for honesty, coupled with a fiery, competitive spirit, has made him a successful and respected attorney and advocate. Since joining HJM, Tompsett has been deeply engaged in a spectrum of public policy matters, which include, but are not limited to, business regulation and taxation, transportation, mental health, laboratory testing, domestic violence, construction law, land use and zoning, real property, and public education. As a lobbyist, Tompsett strives not only to shape sensible policy for his clients but to assist them in raising their profiles both in Annapolis and throughout the State of Maryland.
Tompsett earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Towson University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Tompsett is a Member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Baltimore County Bar Association, and the Maryland Government Relations Association. In addition, he serves as a School Board Member at Archbishop Curley High School and as a Board Member for United Way of Central Rental Connections.
The National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics named Tompsett a 2021 Top Lobbyist for Small Firms. Industry peers blindly evaluated nominees for this national recognition to ensure that receiving the honor of Top Lobbyists was 100% merit-based. This distinction spotlights professionals that saw significant legislative success, have been innovative in their field, are held in high regard by their clients or members, and are individuals who give back to their community through charity or pro bono work.