Thomas W. Hale

Founder and Leader

Professional Experience

Thomas W. Hale, a founder of Leder & Hale, has over 12 years of experience in lead-based paint and other toxic tort litigation, product liability litigation, automotive-related disputes and construction disputes. He represents defendants in cases involving lead paint, petroleum products, asbestos, chlorinated solvents, carbon monoxide, phosgene, arsenic, mold, and pesticides. He represents both car dealers and individuals involving disputes over automobiles, including sales of vehicles (also known as “lemon law cases”) and disputes over repairs made on vehicles. Finally, he represents general contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes involving condominiums, townhouse communities, single family homes and commercial construction.

Associations, Bar Admissions and Publications

Mr. Hale is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland Bar. He is a member of the Maryland Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute. He has served as a continuing legal education for Deposition Training Seminars. He has also assisted in a mock trial course offered to high school students through the Pennsylvania Homeschoolers Accreditation Agency.Mr. Hale is also actively involved in the National Street Rod Association and has been a member since 1992.Mr. Hale published articles (link to publications) on investigating lead paint claims for Mealy’s Litigation Report/Lead in 2008 and The Top Ten Decisions from 2013 Affecting Lead Poisoning Litigation in Maryland-White Paper 2013


Mr. Hale received his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and received his B.S. from Stevenson University.


401 Washington Ave
Suite 600
Baltimore , Maryland , 21204
United States

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