San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101

Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

5 Park Plaza
Suite 1100
Irvine, CA 92614

Legal Education

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1988


Honorable John P. Vukasin, United States District Court, Northern District of California


The Best Lawyers in America© distinction in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2018-2020)

Super Lawyers® distinction in the fields Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts, and Personal Injury Defense: Products (2007-2010, Law & Politics)

Thomas J. Stoddard is a partner, practicing in the Commercial Litigation, Drug & Medical Device and Product Liability practice groups in the San Diego office of Gordon & Rees. Mr. Stoddard focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, and the defense of product liability disputes. He has been a civil litigator since 1988, and has litigated and tried a wide variety of cases. He has been privileged to represent a number of Fortune 500 companies.


United States District Courts, California
United States Supreme Court 

Community Involvement

Mr. Stoddard is a long-time President and a coach at Mid-City Little League. He also recently served as President of the PTA at St. Didacus School. Mr. Stoddard also spends time volunteering with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.