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Thomas F. Gede

Of Counsel, Bingham McCutchen and Principal, Bingham Consulting Group

Tom Gede is a principal in Bingham Consulting Group and of counsel to Bingham McCutchen LLP. He is a resident in Bingham Consulting Group's San Francisco office. He comes to Bingham having served as executive director of the Conference of Western Attorneys General, where he coordinated activities on key legal and policy issues, such as energy, environmental, public lands, financial services and telecommunications, for the attorneys general of 18 western states and territories.

Tom has worked in and with the California Attorney General's Office since 1987. He served as a deputy attorney general for three years until his promotion to special assistant attorney general on the executive staff. In this capacity, Tom was senior policy adviser and staff counsel to Attorney General Dan Lungren on a variety of matters, including environmental, antitrust, natural resources and energy. He continued to serve as senior counsel to Attorney General Bill Lockyer. Tom has experience dealing with complex matters, such as multistate investigations and litigation, and has an intimate knowledge of the workings of the California Attorney General's Office.

He has testified before the Congress and the California legislature, and argued cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court and numerous state and federal appellate courts.

Education

University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor, 1981
Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts, with distinction, 1970

Publications and Multimedia
Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 6-2-14 featuring Tom Gede
June 02, 2014
Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-31-13 featuring Tom Gede
December 31, 2013
Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 7-10-13 featuring Tom Gede
July 10, 2013
Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 5-13-13 featuring Tom Gede
May 13, 2013
Salazar v. Ramah Navajo Chapter - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 07-06-12 featuring Tom Gede
July 06, 2012
Internet Gaming: Is It Too Late to Reboot?
Engage Volume 12, Issue 1, June 2011
June 03, 2011
California 2010: The Courts and the Economy
White Paper on the California Supreme Court
October 13, 2010
Berghuis v. Smith - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 09-08-10 featuring Thomas F. Gede
September 08, 2010
The Inadequate Jurisprudence of Adequate State Grounds
Engage, Volume 11, Issue 2
August 31, 2010
SCOTUScast 3-25-09 featuring Tom Gede
Carcieri v. Salazar
March 25, 2009
SCOTUScast 3-3-09 featuring Tom Gede
Carcieri v. Kempthorne
March 03, 2009
Rule of Law or Rule of Judges (or Both)? - Event Audio
San Francisco Lawyers Chapter
October 08, 2008
SCOTUScast 7-3-08 featuring Tom Gede
Rothgery v. Gillespie County and Indiana v. Edwards
July 03, 2008
SCOTUScast 7-2-08 featuring Tom Gede
Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle Co.
July 02, 2008
SCOTUScast 4-29-08 featuring Tom Gede
Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land & Cattle
April 29, 2008
SCOTUScast 4-8-08 featuring Tom Gede
Rothgery v. Gillespie County and Indiana v. Edwards
April 08, 2008
Major Habeas Reform Package Becomes Law
Criminal Law & Procedure Practice Group Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 1996
December 01, 1996
Supreme Court Reaffirms State Sovereignty
Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group Newsletter - Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 1996
December 01, 1996