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Tom Speranza, J.D.

Freelance writer

About Tom Speranza, J.D.

Tom Speranza has written about legal issues since 2015, and has been working with LegalZoom since 2018. He was in private practice in Philadelphia for more than 20 years as a corporate lawyer representing clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, business entity formation and structuring, bank loans, equity financings, intellectual property licenses, and trademark and copyright registrations. He also spent two years working part-time as the acting general counsel of a wireless telecommunications company in suburban Philadelphia.

Tom holds a juris doctor from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he served as an editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Dickinson College, where he earned a bachelor's degree in political science. In college, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and held several editor positions at The Dickinsonian, the weekly campus newspaper. He currently lives in suburban Philadelphia with his family.