Tom Roberts is a nationally recognized authority in land use law, with a particular expertise in constitutional property rights litigation. He is the co-author of a leading case book on land use law, used in over 100 law schools across the country, and of a treatise on the same subject. He is planning to expand his coverage of land use issues to include land use mediation. Tom has served in leadership positions in the Section of State and Local Government Law of the ABA including as chair of the section. Prior to coming to Wake Forest, Tom was an Assistant Dean and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Ohio State University College of Law, and he was in private practice with Porter, Stanley, Platt & Arthur, of Columbus, Ohio. Before law school, he served in the Peace Corps in Ecuador.