Thomas Cecil '06
Mr. Cecil is a member of Olin College’s inaugural class, having joined the College as a “Virtual Partner” in 2001, and graduating in 2006 with a degree in electrical and computer engineering. While at Olin, Mr. Cecil served for two years on the executive board of the student government, including one year as president. During his second and third years at Olin, he served as a resident resource, providing guidance to fellow students. He has remained involved with Olin since, serving as his class’ gift captain, acting as co-chair of the reunion steering committee, providing advice to students considering law school, and giving guest lectures to Olin students regarding patent law.
After Olin, Mr. Cecil attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where he obtained a J.D. in 2009. Since his graduation from law school, Mr. Cecil has focused his legal practice in intellectual property matters, and is primarily involved in patent litigation. Additionally, he devotes a significant portion of his time to pro bono immigration matters, representing U.S. veterans and others in front of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and in Immigration Court.
Mr. Cecil currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas. He is an active member in the community and devotes much of his free time to running, backcountry hiking, cycling, and following Fort Worth’s urban revitalization efforts.