He is a lawyer from the Universidad de Chile, has a diploma in Public Economic Law from the same institution and an LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
He is a member of the Public Law and Government group of FerradaNehme, whose experience is closely linked to regulatory matters, administrative contracting and concessions, sanctioning procedures and public policy in general, as well as extensive experience in contentious matters before the Public Administration, the Comptroller General of the Republic, the higher courts of justice and the Constitutional Court.
He has advised multiple private companies and trade associations in controversies with the State, particularly in matters of regulation and public-private association, as well as a great diversity of public bodies and State Companies.
José Tomás served for several years as coordinator of the probono matters of FerradaNehme, promoting the ad honorem work of our lawyers in matters of high social impact typical of their professional practice. He is currently a member of the Fundación Crecer board of directors and regularly advises multiple non-profit institutions on matters related to access to justice and public policies in general.
He has taught undergraduate classes at the Universidad de Chile and the Adolfo Ibáñez University, and has been recognized by specialized publications as one of the most prominent young lawyers in our country in matters of Public Law.