Thompson M. Dietz

Thompson M. Dietz was appointed Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims on December 22, 2020. Prior to his appointment, Judge Dietz served as associate counsel at a national accounting firm based in Roseland, New Jersey, where his practice focused on government contracts, commercial contracts, and regulatory and compliance matters. With almost a decade in the accounting industry, he has provided counsel with respect to diverse legal and regulatory matters. He also served as lead counsel for the firm's government and public sector group and data security and privacy matters.

Before his time in the accounting industry, Judge Dietz worked in the contracts group of a large defense contractor, where he was involved in the negotiation and management of federal government contracts relating to significant military system design and development programs. Judge Dietz received a Certificate of Commendation from the United States Marine Corps for his contributions.   

Judge Dietz is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. He earned his B.A. from Clemson University and J.D. from Tulane Law School. He is married and has three daughters.

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