Thomas F. Gede
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.