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Thomas Humann



Thomas Humann

Thomas Humann


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Thomas Humann focuses his litigation practice on aviation and aerospace liability as well as product liability. Thomas has 23 years of experience as a Marine Corps attack helicopter pilot, White House helicopter pilot for President George W. Bush, fire-rescue helicopter pilot, multi-engine airplane pilot, and aviation safety officer. During that time, Thomas investigated hundreds of aircraft incidents, including fatal accidents in conjunction with the NTSB and FAA.

Prior to joining Clyde & Co, Thomas concentrated his litigation practice on commercial contract disputes, complex trust and estate disputes, and real and intellectual property disputes. Thomas has conducted all phases of litigation, including trial and appellate work.

Thomas’ extensive aviation and investigation background provides him with a unique ability to analyze matters and develop effective defense strategies.


  • California
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of California


  • J.D., McGeorge School of Law, 2020. Order of the Coif.
  • Aviation Safety and Security Program, University of Southern California, 2005. Certified as aircraft accident investigator.
  • US Navy Flight School, 1995. Ranked No. 1 in graduating class of pilots.
  • B.A., Political Science, College of the Holy Cross, 1993


  • Firefighters Burn Institute, civilian advisory board


  • Aviation & Aerospace

  • Insurance