Thomas Cauthen has represented employers, insurers, and third-party administrators in the defense of workers' compensation claims throughout Georgia since 2014. He received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he was a Dean’s Scholar, and his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Georgia.
He has extensive experience litigating cases for clients in the automotive manufacturing, warehouse, food service, and retail industries. Thomas prides himself in understanding each client’s business and specific goals in order to better represent them in individual cases.
Thomas has taken and defended hundreds of depositions. He has also mediated over 100 cases to successful resolution. He works to resolve workers' compensation claims expediently, advising clients from the early stages of claim investigation through the appeals process.
He has tried cases before the State Board of Workers’ Compensation and has argued before the State Board of Workers' Compensation Appellate Division.
University of Alabama, School of Law, JD, 2014
University of Georgia, B.A., 2011, magna cum laude
Atlanta Bar Association
Related News, Publications & Presentations
Shifting the Burden to the Employee: The Case for Statutory Change in the WC-240 Process. Thomas Cauthen. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal. Vol. 31 No. 186. November 2019.
Charting a New Course for Pain Management in the Workers' Compensation Arena. Thomas Cauthen. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal. Vol. 29 No. 173. September 2017.
The Georgia Supreme Court Gives Teeth to Statutes of Limitation. Thomas Cauthen. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal. Vol. 29 No. 167. September 2016.
The WC-104: Strict Compliance is Key. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal.Volume 27, No. 161, September 2015.