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Thomas Filopoulos

Practicing Faculty



  • J.D. Wake Forest University School of Law, 2012
  • B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with Distinction, 2006

License to Practice

  • Texas
  • North Carolina

Specialties and Courses

  • Administrative Law
  • Regulatory Interpretation


Tom currently serves as an Assistant City Attorney in the Regulatory Division of the San Antonio City Attorney’s Office where he advises City staff and officials in various areas of municipal law. Prior to joining the San Antonio City Attorney’s Office, Tom was a judicial clerk for the Honorable N. Carlton Tilley, Senior District Court Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina in Greensboro. He also practiced defense litigation in North Carolina and later worked as in-house counsel for a Texas employee benefit plan administrator.

During law school, Tom served as Editor-in-Chief of the Wake Forest Law Review and as a member of the Moot Court Board. Tom attended UNC-Chapel Hill on a Morehead-Cain Scholarship—a full merit scholarship recognizing leadership, integrity, and academic excellence. He was also one of two students in North Carolina selected for a United States Senate Youth Scholarship. Tom lives in San Antonio with his wife Zoe.

Honors and Awards

Morehead-Cain Scholarship, UNC-Chapel Hill 2002-2006