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Thomas Moore Lawson

Thomas Moore Lawson

Position: Principal

Office Location: 120 Exeter Drive, Suite 200, Winchester, VA 22603

Telephone: 540.665.0050

Email: tlawson@lsplc.com

Areas of Practice: 

Thomas "Ty" Moore Lawson is the founding principal of Thomas Moore Lawson, P.C. and has practiced with that firm and its successor firm, Lawson and Silek, P.L.C., since its inception in 1994. A native of Oakton, Virginia, Ty relocated to Winchester in 1991 and has continually practiced in the Northern Shenandoah Valley region since that time. He represents businesses and individuals in both the public and private sectors. He has argued and successfully tried cases in federal and state courts, including the Virginia Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and appears regularly in state and federal courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of West Virginia. He has also successfully represented clients in both the sale and purchase of manufacturing companies transacting business worldwide.

He received his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law, and his B.A. from Washington and Lee University. Prior to his practice in the private sector, Ty was a law clerk in the 31st Judicial Circuit. He serves as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Shenandoah Valley Manufacturers’ Association and previously served as a board member for Trex Company, LLC, Lord Fairfax Community College Educational Foundation, Clarke County Educational Foundation, and the Shenandoah Valley Telecommuting Center.

Ty is a past Virginia State Bar Seventh District Ethics Committee Chairman and Virginia State Bar’s Litigation Section Board of Governor’s member. He is a member of the Litigation, Corporate Counsel, and Local Government Law sections of the Virginia State Bar. He is also a member of the Virginia State Bar, West Virginia State Bar, Winchester/Frederick County Bar Association, and is admitted to practice in all of the U.S. District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts in both states. He is also a member of the Boyd-Graves Conference.

Seventy-five percent (75%) of Ty's practice is devoted to Real Estate/Land Use Planning and Zoning and Litigation.

Admitted:

  • Virginia, 1988
  • West Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1994
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia,1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 1994
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia, 1991
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1988

Education:
George Mason University School of Law
J.D.,1987

Washington and Lee University
B.A., 1983

Judicial Law Clerk, 31st Judicial Circuit, 1987-1988

Affiliations:
Prior:

  • Trex Company, LLC - Board Member
  • Lord Fairfax Community College Educational Foundation - Board Member
  • Clarke County Educational Foundation - Board Member
  • Virginia State Bar Seventh District Ethics Committee - Chairman
  • Virginia State Bar, Litigation Section, Member - Board of Governors
  • Shenandoah Valley Telecommuting Center - Board Member

Present:

  • Virginia State Bar - Member
  • West Virginia State Bar - Member
  • Winchester/Frederick County Bar Association - Member
  • Shenandoah Valley Manufacturers’ Association, 1995-Present - Secretary/Treasurer
  • Virginia Bar Association Boyd-Graves Conference - Member

Born: 1961, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America

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