Tom received his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was an Editor of the Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif, and he received his B.A. from New York University, Magna Cum Laude, in English with a minor in History, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Immediately prior to joining NYU in 2011, Tom worked as Corporate Counsel at Ipsos. Previously, he was Business Affairs Manager at Blue Man Productions and a corporate associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York.