Thomas H. Castelli is the Legal Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee. Prior to joining ACLU, Tom provided litigation counsel to individuals and businesses in a variety of areas of the law. He began his career in Atlanta, Georgia working in the litigation practice group of a large national firm representing Fortune 500 companies in employment, commercial litigation and bankruptcy matters. A native of Murfreesboro, Tom moved back home and started a small general practice firm, where he represented public and private employees in civil rights and discrimination cases. Tom earned his B.A. in Political Science from Rhodes College in Memphis and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Tennessee College of Law.