Overview

Tommy Postek is an attorney with Smith Anderson’s Employment, Labor and Human Resources practice.

Prior to joining Smith Anderson, Tommy worked for an international law firm as a member of its employment practice, representing employers before state and federal administrative agencies in discrimination claims, workers’ compensation actions and other employment-related matters and assisting clients on other multifaceted legal issues. Prior to that, he practiced employment law with an international law firm in Denver, Colorado and served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward Bronfin in Denver District Court.

Tommy enjoys woodworking, cooking, basketball, golf and spending time with his family and brood of pets on a farm that he owns in Stokesdale, North Carolina. Born and raised in Sweden, Tommy speaks several languages, including English, Swedish, Polish, Danish and Norwegian.

Languages

Areas of Focus

Credentials

Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America, Labor and Employment Law - Management (2024)

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward Bronfin, Denver District Court

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D, 2017
    • Article Editor, Notre Dame Journal of International & Comparative Law
    • Treasurer, International Law Society
  • Lynn University, B.S. in Business Administration, summa cum laude, 2014

Bar & Court Admissions

Affiliations

  • Council Member, International Practice Group, North Carolina Bar Association (2023-present)
  • Swedish American Chamber of Commerce: Carolinas (2021-present)
    • Chair, Membership Committee
    • Board Director
  • Swedish American Chamber of Commerce: Colorado (2019-2021)
    • Vice President
    • Board Director
  • Member, William E. Doyle Inn of Courts (2018-2021)
  • Executive Committee Member, Colorado Notre Dame Lawyers Committee (2018)
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association

Experience

  • Advised a sports software company on its acquisition of an Australian software provider to military and sports organizations.

Insights

Events & Programming

  • Co-Presenter, "Using AI in HR 2.0 and ChatGPT Too!" Smith Anderson's 31st Annual Employment Law Update, Cary, N.C.
    Speaking Engagement
  • Panelist, "What's New for 2023 in Employment Law," Smith Anderson's 31st Annual Employment Law Update, Cary, N.C.
    Speaking Engagement
  • Panelist, "Key Developments for Multi-State Employers," Smith Anderson's 30th Annual Employment Law Update, Virtual
    Speaking Engagement
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