M. Thomas McFarland Associate



Thomas is a member of the firm’s Litigation section. His practice involves commercial litigation in the areas of business torts, breach of contract claims and real estate.  He represents employers in employment disputes and litigation. Thomas also counsels developer, landowner, and municipal clients in matters involving land use and zoning regulations.

Prior to joining GSRM, Thomas clerked for the Honorable Thomas W. Brothers, Davidson County 6th Circuit Court.  Thomas received his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School where he served as a managing editor of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law.  He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee.

Professional & Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Mid-South Rising Star in Business Litigation by Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine (2018-2020)
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, and Land Use and Zoning Law (2021)