Hon. Thomas A. Balmer
Oregon Supreme Court, Salem
Hon. Thomas A. Balmer, Associate Justice, Oregon Supreme Court, Salem; B.A., Oberlin College (1974); J.D., University of Chicago Law School (1977); member of the Massachusetts State Bar since 1977 (inactive), the District of Columbia Bar since 1981 (inactive), and Oregon State Bar since 1982; former partner at Ater Wynne LLP where his practice focused on commercial litigation, government regulation, appeals, and antitrust law; former Oregon Deputy Attorney General (1993-1997), trial attorney with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. (1979-1980); adjunct professor of law at Lewis & Clark Law School (1983-1984, 1990-1992); adjunct professor of political science at Lewis & Clark College (2000-2001); author of numerous articles on antitrust and other legal topics; past chair, Multnomah County Legal Aid Service; chair, Classroom Law Project; board of directors, Chamber Music Northwest (1997-2003), and Oregon Law Institute (2005 to present).