Tom Griffin’s practice includes business formations, secured transactions, bankruptcy, business and real estate litigation, and collections.
Mr. Griffin received his Bachelor of Science Degree (cum laude) from Santa Clara University in 1988, and obtained his Juris Doctor (with distinction) from McGeorge School of Law in 1991. Upon graduation from McGeorge, Mr. Griffin was awarded the Order of the Coif and became a member of the Traynor Honor Society. He joined the law firm of Hefner, Stark & Marois in 1991. He became a partner of the firm in January of 2000.
Since 1991, Mr. Griffin has practiced extensively in the area of business formations, secured transactions, business and real estate litigation and bankruptcy representing debtors, creditors, creditors committees and trustees. He has given seminars and has served as a guest lecturer in the areas of bankruptcy, foreclosure and commercial law. Mr. Griffin is licensed to practice in the State of California, as well as each of the United States District Courts in California.
Mr. Griffin serves as general counsel for the California Association of Collectors. In that role, Mr. Griffin’s duties include writing legal updates, organizing and moderating legal seminars and meeting with legislators and stakeholders regarding bills before the California Legislature that impact the credit and collections industries.