Thomas W. Watson



Thomas W. Watson focuses on prosecuting complex securities fraud cases on behalf of institutional investors.

Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, Tom was a litigation associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP, where he concentrated on securities and antitrust class actions, commercial litigation, and state and federal enforcement actions. He also served as a legal intern at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Tom earned a J.D. from Vanderbilt Law School, where he served as an articles editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review and as the Executive Director for the Vanderbilt Legal Aid Society. He received his B.S., magna cum laude, from Boston University.


Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D., 2013

Boston University
B.S., magna cum laude, 2004


2015, New York

U.S. Court of Appeals
2016, Second Circuit

U.S. District Court
2015, Southern District of New York
2015, Eastern District of New York