Attorney at Law
Tom began his legal career in 1965 in the Law Department of the Illinois Central Railroad Company in Chicago, IL. He went into private practice with the Law Firm of Belnap, Spencer, Hardy & Freeman in Chicago, IL in 1970. He became a sole practitioner in Chicago in 2001. He lives in a suburb of Chicago, IL but represents clients throughout the country.
- Case Law Research
- Letter of Intent
- Other Legal Research & Writing Matter
- Business Consulting Agreement
- Distribution Agreement
- Equipment Lease
- Licensing Agreement
- Loan Agreement
- Manufacturing Agreement
- Marketing Agreement
- Non-Disclosure Agreement (Commercial)
- Release of Liability
- Sales Agreement
- Service Agreement
- User Agreement
- Vendor Agreement
- Other Commercial Contract Matter
- Appellate Litigation
- Breach of Contract
- Cease & Desist Letter
- Demand Letter
- Settlement Agreement
- Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
"As President of Hussey Terminal Railroad Company, I have been fully satisfied with the legal services provided by Thomas F. McFarland. Mr. McFarland has excellent work habits. He writes clearly and persuasively. I have enjoyed our working relationship."
"Interstate Asphalt has retained Thomas F. McFarland as its attorney on rail transportation for many years. We have always been satisfied with the quality of legal work done by Mr. McFarland. His work product is clear and persuasive."
Belnap, Spencer, Hardy & Freeman, and successors, including Thomas F. McFarland, P.C.
Jul 1970 - Present
Represent rail shippers and small railroads in transactions and disputes
Illinois Central Railroad Company
Jun 1965 - Jul 1970
Represented railroad company in transactions and disputes