Thomas D. Lawless


University of Santa Clara

J.D., magna cum laude, 1982

University of Denver

ACCTG., 1979

University of Santa Clara

B.S.C., 1977

Bar and Court Admissions

US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1982

US Tax Court, 1982

US Court of Federal Claims, 1982

Thomas D. Lawless


Professional Bio Publications

Tom Lawless is a Founding Member in the Phoenix, Arizona law firm of Milligan Lawless, P.C. Tom specialized in Estate Planning and Corporate Law. Tom’s practice was broad based in the representation of individuals and companies across many industries.


  • Formation of Trusts and Family Limited Partnerships
  • Formation of LLC’s, Partnerships and other corporate structures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate and business law transactions
  • Representation of health and dental providers
  • Real Estate transactions
  • Advice and representation relating to Estate Planning and Probate
  • Taxation advice, including federal and estate taxation

Professional Recognition

  • AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Listed

Professional Leadership

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Thunderbirds

Keyt, R.H., Lawless, T., (2005). Asset Protection and Arizona Family Limited Partnerships. AZ Medicine ED Vol. 16 No. 5.