Tom Norton

Assistant Professor


Thomas Norton is a proud son of Marshall where he graduated with a dual bachelors in accounting and finance. In the midst of graduating from Marshall and starting law school at West Virginia University, he passed all four parts of the CPA exam. After law school, Thomas gained extensive law experience advising judges at the Circuit Court level as well as the West Virginia Supreme Court. Thomas then turned his focus on taxation. He completed his LL.M. at Georgetown University while working as a CPA. Thomas brings a diversity of experience from both the legal and accounting professions.

LLM, Executive Master of Laws in Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, 2019
JD, West Virginia University College of Law, 2013
BBA, Finance and Accounting, Marshall University, 2009
Frank Bliss Enslow Legal Scholar
Lewis A. Staker Legal Scholar
CALI Award Recipient in International Trade
ACC 215: Accounting Principles
ACC 448: Federal Income Tax II
ACC 616: Advance Income Tax Procedure
LE 207: Legal Environment of Business
LE 308: Commercial Law
Accountability of nonprofit organizations, Consulting, Public policy, Taxation, and State and local taxation/audits
Adjunct Professor of Legal Environment, Marshall University, September 2017 to May 2018
Accountant, Suttle & Stalknaker, PPLC., December 2017 to Present
Write Clerk, West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, April 2014 to September 2017
Law Clerk, 30th Judicial Circuit, September 2013 to April 2014
Member, Kanawha County Bar Association, 2019
Member, West Virginia Society of CPAs, 2018
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), 2017
Member, Cabell County Bar Association. 2013