Overview


Thomas (Tom) M. Jones advises clients on federal and state tax, insurance regulatory and legal matters concerning captive insurance and other alternatives to commercial insurance. He counsels multinational corporations, private businesses, taxable and exempt health care providers, trade associations, joint ventures, government instrumentalities, labor unions and enterprises of all types.

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Results


  • Designed and helped implement scores of onshore and offshore self-insurance programs involving single-parent and multi-owner captive insurers and risk retention groups
  • Structured, from a legal, tax and regulatory perspective, a captive for one of the largest state university systems
  • Serves as curriculum advisor to the International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE), where he has taught several tax/legal/regulatory courses

Recognition


  • The Legal 500 US 2019, Leading Lawyer
  • Chambers USA, 2019
  • Captive Review Magazine 2014, ranked #1 on its global “Power 50” most influential in captives list: “If all the US captive big players were in one room and I could only speak to one, I’d choose Tom Jones.”

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Community


  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • New York World Trade Center Captive, corporate legal advisor

Credentials


Education
Cornell Law School, JD, with specialization in International Legal Affairs, 1975
Cornell University, MBA, Finance, 1971
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, BA, Finance, summa cum laude with high distinction, 1969

Admissions
Illinois

Thomas M. Jones

Insights & Events / Media

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands / Speaking Engagements / December 5, 2019

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands / Speaking Engagements / December 4, 2019

Scottsdale, AZ / Speaking Engagements / May 20-22, 2019

Miami, FL / McDermott Event / February 25-26, 2019

Miami, FL / Speaking Engagements / January 30, 2019

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / December 19, 2018

Chicago, Illinois / McDermott Event / October 29-30, 2018

On the Subject / August 28, 2018

On the Subject / August 16, 2018

Captive Insurance Company Reports / March 2018

Atlanta, Georgia / / February 26-27, 2018

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / December 14, 2017

Charleston, South Carolina / Speaking Engagements / September 12-14, 2017

Charlotte, North Carolina / Speaking Engagements / August 23, 2017

Burlington, Vermont / Speaking Engagements / August 8, 2017

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