Ms. Thomas earned her J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law (UDSL), graduating summa cum laude in UDSL's Two-Year Program. While in law school, she was a Comment Editor for the UDSL Law Review, received CALI Awards for earning the highest grade in nine courses, and received the Lisa A. Kloppenberg Outstanding Student Leadership Award. She was also a licensed legal intern for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Ohio. Prior to law school, she graduated summa cum laude from the University of Dayton with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science.
Before joining Johnson & Bell, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Michael J. Newman in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
She is a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, and the Illinois Bar Association.