Maitreya Tomlinson joined Smith Law Group’s Austin office in 2012. Maitreya attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he earned a degree in English. Later, Maitreya attended Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. He graduated cum laude and served as the editor-in-chief of the SMU Law Review.
While attending law school, Maitreya interned for former Chief Judge A. Joe Fish of the Northern District of Texas and Justice Elizabeth Lang-Miers of the Fifth Court of Appeals. He was also part of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s summer honors program. Upon completing his J.D., Maitreya served as a law clerk to Texas Supreme Court Justice David Medina.
Before becoming a lawyer, Maitreya was a successful banker at JPMorgan Chase and a mortgage banker at various financial institutions. During his previous career, he held multiple financial licenses, including an insurance license.
Maitreya has successfully briefed and argued appeals in various Texas appellate courts and has briefed and opposed mandamus at the Texas Supreme Court. He also handles a wide variety of matters for trial counsel, including writing and arguing dispositive motions and analyzing insurance coverage issues.