Thomas P. Krebs is a partner and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. His practice focuses primarily on complex securities and commodities litigation. Mr. Krebs has represented public companies, officers and directors in federal securities fraud class actions and shareholder derivative lawsuits. He also has represented a diverse group of banks, underwriters, broker-dealers, clearing firms and futures commission merchants in disputes before various self-regulatory organizations and state and federal courts. As a result of this national practice, Mr. Krebs has been admitted pro hac vice in many state and federal courts throughout the country. He is a member of the firm's Securities Enforcement & Litigation Practice.
Mr. Krebs is also committed to pro bono work. He recently obtained asylum in the United States for an Eritrean refugee who had been persecuted and tortured by the Eritrean government. Mr. Krebs currently represents two C# inmates before the Illinois Prisoner Review Board.
Mr. Krebs received his law degree from the Ohio State University School of Law (J.D., with honors, 1995) and received his bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame (B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1990).
Mr. Krebs is a member of the Chicago, Illinois, and American Bar Associations.