BLOOMFIELD, Mich., Aug. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- David M. Thoms is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a 2017 Top Attorney in Estate Planning & Taxation.
In his role as Of Counsel at Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP, Attorneys at Law, Thoms has spent the past 36 years working in the areas of estate and tax planning of businesses and large corporations, and also represents nonprofit organizations.
"Thoms has extensive experience in gift and estate planning, wealth transfer, family business succession planning and nonprofit organizations, providing trusted legal counsel to individuals, families and businesses throughout the region," the firm's website states. "His practice also encompasses economic development incentives, commercial real estate finance and tax planning."
In addition to his work through Warner Narcross & Judd, Thoms has asked to appear as a guest speaker at several engagements. He was a speaker at the Henry Ford Health System – Department of Philosophy; the Michigan Association of Certified Financial Planners; the Children's Hospital Foundation of Michigan; the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants; Kalamazoo College; and the Michigan Bankers Association – to name a few. Thoms has also served as an adjunct professor at Madonna University, and has taught at New York University through the Summer Tax Institute, 52nd Institute.
Thoms earned his Bachelor's degree from Kalamazoo College in 1970, and then went on to earned his Master's degree in Urban Planning from Wayne State University in 1975, his Juris Doctor from University of Detroit Mercy in 1979 and his LL.M. degree in Taxation from Wayne State University Law School in 1988. He is also fluent in French as well as English.
To further his professional development, Thoms is an entrusted member of the program committee of financial estate planning in Detroit as part of the Board of Directors. Additionally, he is a member of the American Planning Association, the American Society of the French Academic Palms, the Michigan Association of Planners, the Metropolitan Detroit Bar Association, the State Bar Association, the Oakland Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Planned Giving Roundtable of Detroit and the Kalamazoo County Bar Association. He also continues to give back to his community as a member of the advanced board and chairman of the Metropolitan Detroit Salvation Army, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Visiting Nurse Association, the Greenhills School, the University of Michigan and the Detroit Institute of the Arts.
Thoms has been recognized for his outstanding achievements in the field and his community as a decorated officer through the Ordre des Palmes Academiques, and earned a Commander Order of Salvador Award from the Salvador Dali Museum in Florida.
For more information, visit www.wnj.com/Professionals/Attorneys/Thoms-David-M.
CONTACT: Katherine Green, 516-825-5634, [email protected]
SOURCE Continental Who's Who