Thomas Gottschalk focuses his practice on litigation counseling and legal public policy with emphasis on complex litigation, defense of government suits and investigations, crisis management, corporate compliance and governance.
Representative MattersGeneral Counsel of General Motors Corporation, 1994-2006
Memberships & Affiliations
President and Member of Board of Directors, 2101 Connecticut Avenue Cooperative Apts, Inc.
Director, Institute for Legal Reform (US Chamber of Commerce)
Director, Pro Bono Institute
Director, National Conference on Citizenship
Trustee, American University
Honorary Trustee, Earlham College
Member, American Bar Association
Member, American Law Institute
Member, Illinois State Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Michigan
Member, Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Guest Lecturer, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College on Corporate Compliance & Ethics Programs (2004-2007)
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis (1973 - 1994) (Member, Management Committee, 1979 - 1994)Executive Vice-President for Law & Public Policy, General Motors Corporation (2001 - 2007) (Senior Vice President, 1994 - 2001)