Thomas M. Pennington is a highly skilled and driven associate attorney at Marashlian & Donahue, PLLC who previously served at the District of Columbia’s Office of the Attorney General as a trial attorney.
Thomas was selected for the Charles F. Ruff Fellowship with the Legal Counsel Division at the Office of the Attorney General, where he was been tasked with researching a variety of topics, including marijuana legalization and the taxation of welfare benefits. In addition to his research responsibilities, Mr. Pennington also provided legal advice on administrative proceedings and jurisdiction to other divisions of the Attorney General’s office.
While on detail with the Civil Litigation Enforcement Section, Mr. Pennington had the opportunity to represent the D.C. Department of Small and Local Business Development, the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration, and other District agencies before the Office of Administrative Hearings in cases ranging from wrongful benefits claims to violations of liquor licenses.
Mr. Pennington is no stranger to the firm, as he previously worked as a law clerk at Marashlian and Donahue, PLLC. During his time here, Mr. Pennington conducted legal research, drafted client advisories for publication, and prepared court writings for state and federal matters. He also assisted telecom corporations with a variety of regulatory compliance matters, including the Universal Service Fund, E911, Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity applications, and telecommunications tariff matters.
Thomas is a member of the DC Bar Association, admitted in January 2022.
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