Thomas Cullee Mayes, Jr. is a seasoned litigator with vast experience in cases involving premises liability, workplace injury, company vehicle accidents, product liability, public law, and multidistrict litigation. He has practiced in every corner of Texas. After representing dozens of cities and counties, several large corporations and multiple executives in disputes with high-profile employers, he found his passion in personal injury practice. For four years, he taught courses in politics and law at the University of Texas at San Antonio. At SMU Dedman School of Law, Thomas was an elected representative on the Student Bar Association and Vice President of the Health Law Association. He clerked for two prominent civil defense firms, a personal injury firm and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas. While an undergraduate at Texas Tech, Thomas participated in a prestigious scholarship program that included a Capitol Hill internship for a powerful appropriations subcommittee chairman. This experience inspired a twelve-year career in public policy, public service, and campaign politics. He successfully advocated for healthcare initiatives for five years on Capitol Hill and at the Texas Legislature. Thomas served as chief of staff for two prominent elected officials in San Antonio for six years. He worked on 35 campaigns in 13 states as a political consultant. Clients included a national political action committee, a state party, a powerful union and a high-ranking congressman. Thomas lives in downtown San Antonio with his wife and young daughter. He enjoys running and fitness and collects books, original art, and vinyl records.