Thomas A. Gottschalk - Of Counsel

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Thomas A. Gottschalk

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Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202-879-5010
Fax: +1 202-654-9600
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Professional Profile

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 Matters

General Counsel of General Motors Corporation, 1994-2006

Memberships & Affiliations

Director, Justice at Stake

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


Other Distinctions

Guest Lecturer, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College on Corporate Compliance & Ethics Programs (2004-2007)


Prior Experience

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)
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