J. Thomas Spiggle


Labor & Employment Law

J. Thomas Spiggle

Tom Spiggle is a highly accomplished attorney who has dedicated his career to protecting the rights of employees. He is the founder of The Spiggle Law, a law firm that specializes in providing legal assistance to individuals who have been unfairly fired or fear that they might be.

Education :
Georgetown University Law Center - Juris Doctor
University of North Carolina - Master of Arts in Communication Studies
University of North Carolina - Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Court Admissions :
Eastern District Court of Virginia
States Admitted To Practice :
North Carolina - Virginia - DC


Tom has a wealth of experience in employment law. He began his career as a prosecutor in the Sex Offense and Domestic Violence Unit, where he handled misdemeanor and felony cases. He then worked as an associate at a law firm, where he represented corporations, officers, and employees in various legal matters.

In 2009, Tom founded The Spiggle Law. The firm’s core mission is to help people navigate through difficult employment circumstances toward a phoenix moment. Tom is a highly regarded expert and advocate in the field of employment law, known for his extensive work in combating pregnancy discrimination. He is a senior contributor for Forbes and the author of the groundbreaking book titled “You’re Pregnant, You’re Fired.”

Tom’s expertise has made him a sought-after commentator featured in numerous media outlets, while his engaging speaking engagements at conferences and seminars nationwide have established him as a distinguished voice on matters of employment law. Through his written works and public speaking, Tom solidifies his position as a prominent figure in the fight against pregnancy discrimination, inspiring individuals and organizations to effectively address this pervasive problem.

Tom’s exceptional dedication and achievements in advocating for employees’ rights have garnered him numerous prestigious awards and accolades throughout his career. In 2015, the American Society of Legal Advocates named him one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” in recognition of his outstanding contributions. Additionally, Super Lawyers magazine consistently recognized Tom as a “Rising Star” from 2013 to 2018, further highlighting his legal acumen and commitment to his clients.

Tom Spiggle is an exceptional attorney, a compassionate advocate, and a force for positive change in the realm of employment law. With his unwavering commitment to the pursuit of justice, he continues to redefine the landscape of workplace rights and empower individuals to fight against discrimination and injustice.

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