About Us

Griffith “Hunter” Thomas II founded the Thomas Law Firm following an extensive family history of successful entrepreneurs and successive small business owners, which has translated into his desire to support small, new, and family-owned businesses. With a willingness to assist others in the startup and development of their own businesses, the Thomas Law Firm specializes in legal issues that entrepreneurs, small business owners and their families’ tend to deal with.

Managing Partner

Griffith "Hunter" Thomas

Admissions & Memberships

  • Texas State Bar Association
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Austin Young Lawyer’s Bar Association
  • Texas Creditor’s Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Griffith “Hunter” Thomas II has a broad range of experience, but primarily practices law in the areas of estate planning, real estate and business. After working for law firms and companies, Hunter realized that he serves clients and communities best through his own approach and, therefore, founded the Thomas Law Firm. Hunter is a licensed attorney in the great state of Texas and in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas.

Hunter earned his law degree and MBA from Oklahoma City University. In law school, Hunter was active in the Energy Law Association, Economic Development Law Group, and the Make a Will and Family Financial Planning Program. Before law school, Hunter attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in government and a certificate in business foundations from the McCombs School of Business. Hunter was an active member of Delta Tau Delta at UT.

In his spare time, Hunter enjoys hunting and fishing at his family ranch in the Hill Country, spending quality time with his large family and numerous friends, playing tennis and attending Texas Longhorn athletic events. Hunter is also an active member and volunteer with Ducks Unlimited – Austin Chapter.

Hunter believes that legal services do not belong only to those who can afford it and ensures that he creates time for pro bono work.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Government, University of Texas at Austin
  • Certificate in Business Foundations, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Oklahoma City University School of Law
  • Masters in Business Administration, Meinders School of Business, Oklahoma City University

Our Team

Jessy Faulkner

Junior Associate


Jessy Faulkner has spent the last few years working primarily with the international business community, and has recently changed direction to work within the bounds of the great state of Texas.
Jessy is a licensed attorney in Texas, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She obtained her J.D. from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and her B.A. International Studies from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. She has also spent significant time abroad, with exchange programs through Osaka University and Temple University Japan in Tokyo.

Jessy spends her free time learning languages, playing mystery games with her husband and friends, and dancing in an Austin-based kpop cover group.Jessy is a licensed attorney in Texas, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She obtained her J.D. from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and her B.A. International Studies from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. She has also spent significant time abroad, with exchange programs through Osaka University and Temple University Japan in Tokyo.

Jessy spends her free time learning languages, playing mystery games with her husband and friends, and dancing in an Austin-based kpop cover group.

Jana Gryder

Legal Assistant


Jana Gryder has a BS in Sociology and Social Work from Texas Woman’s University and a JD from Washburn School of Law. After a career hiatus to raise children, she is so happy to be a part of the Thomas Law Firm.

Jana has been a Girl Scout Leader for 10 years, enjoys gardening and DIY projects. She has four children and her free time is usually spent on their sports and activities.

Bowie the Law Dawg

Security


Bowie enjoys long walks, retrieving anything, and comfortable couches. You often will find her curled up on her favorite piece of furniture enjoying a good nap.