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Thomas C. Viles

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Thomas C. Viles, Esq.
Understanding and capitalizing on the intricacies of domestic and international law provide our clients with a distinct advantage.Tom Viles
Tom Viles is an accomplished international litigator.
Practice areas
Mr. Viles represents and advises clients facing grand jury and congressional investigations, and heads of state and other foreign officials in other contentious matters worldwide. His practice also includes many criminal, civil rights, and civil liberties cases, at trial and on appeal.
Mr. Viles is a graduate of Harvard College and New York University Law School. He holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Law from Cambridge University, where he was awarded a competitive postgraduate research fellowship. Later, he taught International Law at Cambridge.
Bar admissions
  • New York
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • England and Wales
  • Massachusetts
  • All federal appeals courts, several federal district courts, and numerous international tribunals
Honors & awards
  • Author of several academic and professional journal articles on international and constitutional law topics
  • Advisory rules committee counsel to the International Criminal Court
  • Fellowships in International Law and Civil Liberties
Bar/professional activity
  • CLE Instructor for National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, ABA, NY City Bar, Law Society of England & Wales, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, National Bar Council of France, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Cambridge University Law Faculty
  • ACLU Communications Media and Church-State Policy Advisory Committees