Thomas L. Beam

Of Counsel

Tom concentrates on complex litigation matters, including wrongful death, toxic tort, asbestos, insurance defense, and product liability. In addition, Tom has a particular emphasis on railroad litigation, including Federal Employers’ Liability Act (“FELA”) cases.

Tom joined the Law Firm of Knudsen, Berkheimer, Richardson & Endacott in 1987 and was made partner in 1991. While in Nebraska, he also served as Adjunct Professor in Trial Advocacy, Evidence and Civil Clinic at the University of Nebraska College of Law.

Tom moved to Colorado in 1993 and served as Managing Partner of the Knudsen, Berkheimer, Richardson & Endacott Colorado Office. Tom joined Hall & Evans as a Special Counsel in March of 1999 and became a Member on October 1, 2000. Tom received his Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska where he graduated with distinction. He was also the Managing Editor of the Nebraska Law Review and was selected for membership in the Order of Coif and Order of Barristers.

Tom is a frequent speaker at various Railroad Claims and Litigation Conferences and also made an appearance on the NBC Today Show.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1988
  • Nebraska, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit


Denver Office
1001 17th Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202


JD: University of Nebraska, School of Law, 1987
BA: University of Nebraska, 1978, Business Admin, Order of Coif and Order of Barristers


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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Managing Editor of Nebraska Law Review
Professional Associations
  • Nebraska State Bar Association