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Thomas Samuelson
Thomas Samuelson

Thomas Samuelson

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Thomas Samuelson represents business and financial services clients in litigation, transactional, and data privacy matters.

Before joining Johnston Clem Gifford, he served as associate agency counsel at a global marketing agency, where he advised on business law, intellectual property, litigation, employment law, and data privacy matters. He has litigated for and advised government entities throughout the State of Texas on matters ranging from trademark, government regulations, constitutional law, property law, employment law, and criminal law. He has also represented children in the foster care system as a member of the W.W. Caruth, Jr. Child Advocacy Clinic at SMU. Other relevant experience includes work for global technology companies, Fox Business, the US House of Representatives, and the 348th District Court of Texas.

  • Honors
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional for US (CIPP/US)
  • Associations
    • International Association of Privacy Professional
    • Thomas More Society of Dallas
  • Community
    • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
    • Sons of the American Revolution
    • Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
    • Knights of Columbus


  • SMU Dedman School of Law, 2020
    • Dean’s Scholar
    • W. Caruth, Jr. Child Advocacy Clinic
    • Moot Court
  • Fordham University
    • Master of Arts, Elections and Campaign Management, 2017
      • Alpha Sigma Nu Honors
      • Phi Kappa Phi Honors
      • Dean’s List
    • Bachelor of Arts, History, 2016
      • Phi Alpha Theta Honors
      • Dean’s List
      • Jogues Scholar
      • Member, United Student Government


  • State Bar of Texas, 2021
  • United States District Court for the Northern & Eastern Districts of Texas