Lawyers

San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Orange County
2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


Education

J.D., George Washington University, 1996

A.B., cum laude, Classics, Princeton University, 1993 (four-year Army ROTC scholarship)

Externship

Judicial Extern for United States District Court Judge Rudi M. Brewster

Honors

John Arthur Hanson Prize for Excellence in Latin, 1990

Languages

  • Ancient Greek
  • Latin

Thomas Tobin is a partner in Gordon & Rees’s San Diego and Los Angeles offices. He co-chairs both the Agri-Chemical & Pesticides Practice Group as well as the Chemical Exposure subgroup of the Environmental & Toxic Tort practice group.  He is also a member of Commercial Litigation and Food & Beverage Groups.  His practice focuses on chemical exposure litigation, products liability, environmental litigation, and business litigation. Mr. Tobin represents a variety of clients against claims of personal injury as well as property and business damage from alleged exposure to pesticides, herbicides, chemicals (including benzene, silica, asbestos, diacetyl, carbon monoxide, and many others), toxic waste, and other substances. He also defends clients in litigation involving federal and state environmental statutes.  He defends clients in business matters involving crop loss, pesticide drift, and matters relating to all aspects of farming.

Mr. Tobin’s environmental background includes a two-year internship with the Environmental Law Division of the United States Army Legal Services Agency where he provided consultation to the Army on a wide array of environmental issues including the Clean Air Act, RCRA, CERCLA, and the Toxic Substances Control Act.

Admissions

California

Memberships

State Bar of California
International Association of Defense Counsel
Barrister (Alumni) - American Inns of Court (Welsh Chapter)
Defense Research Institute
San Diego County Bar Association
President of the Princeton Club of San Diego (2001-2006)
Princeton University, Alumni Schools Committee
Francis Parker School Alumni Council
United States Army Reserves, Captain (1993-2003)
Western States Petroleum Associates
Autism Society of San Diego, Member

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Contact

(619) 230-7743

ttobin@grsm.com


Offices

San Diego

Los Angeles

Orange County

Education

J.D., George Washington University, 1996

A.B., cum laude, Classics, Princeton University, 1993 (four-year Army ROTC scholarship)

Externship

Judicial Extern for United States District Court Judge Rudi M. Brewster

Honors

John Arthur Hanson Prize for Excellence in Latin, 1990

Thomas J. Tobin

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Practices

Biography

Thomas Tobin is a partner in Gordon & Rees’s San Diego and Los Angeles offices. He co-chairs both the Agri-Chemical & Pesticides Practice Group as well as the Chemical Exposure subgroup of the Environmental & Toxic Tort practice group.  He is also a member of Commercial Litigation and Food & Beverage Groups.  His practice focuses on chemical exposure litigation, products liability, environmental litigation, and business litigation. Mr. Tobin represents a variety of clients against claims of personal injury as well as property and business damage from alleged exposure to pesticides, herbicides, chemicals (including benzene, silica, asbestos, diacetyl, carbon monoxide, and many others), toxic waste, and other substances. He also defends clients in litigation involving federal and state environmental statutes.  He defends clients in business matters involving crop loss, pesticide drift, and matters relating to all aspects of farming.

Mr. Tobin’s environmental background includes a two-year internship with the Environmental Law Division of the United States Army Legal Services Agency where he provided consultation to the Army on a wide array of environmental issues including the Clean Air Act, RCRA, CERCLA, and the Toxic Substances Control Act.

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Admissions

California

Memberships

State Bar of California
International Association of Defense Counsel
Barrister (Alumni) - American Inns of Court (Welsh Chapter)
Defense Research Institute
San Diego County Bar Association
President of the Princeton Club of San Diego (2001-2006)
Princeton University, Alumni Schools Committee
Francis Parker School Alumni Council
United States Army Reserves, Captain (1993-2003)
Western States Petroleum Associates
Autism Society of San Diego, Member

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