Stephen R Thomas

Stephen R. Thomas


Phone 208 385 5468
Office 208 345 2000
Fax 208 385 5384
Toll Free 800 422 2889


Stephen R. Thomas is a Shareholder and Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Idaho law firm, Moffatt Thomas. He has established a practice in litigation and legislative advocacy. He handles commercial litigation, products liability, resources disputes, and insurance defense.  As a legislative advocate, Mr. Thomas represents clients in such industries as oil and gas, railroad, health insurance, forest products, consumer finance, and soft drink industries.

Mr. Thomas is a past chairman of the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, director of Associated Taxpayers of Idaho, Inc., and a member of the Boise Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board. He serves as a Director and past President of the Ore-Ida Council, Boy Scouts of America.


Ratings & Recognitions

  • Martindale Hubbell – AV Preeminent Rating
  • Best Lawyers® – Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law
  • Chambers USA
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers: Business Litigation

SRT, Chambers


  • J.D., Columbia University, 1978
  • A.B., Yale College, 1975
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1987
  • Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Executive Program for Growing Companies, 1991


  • Idaho State and Federal Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • New York State and Federal Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional & Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association – Litigation, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice, Environmental Energy and Resources
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Idaho Association of Defense Counsel
  • Idaho State Bar – Litigation, Environment and Natural Resources, Commercial Law, Bankruptcy, Business and Corporate Law Sections
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society (past member)
  • Moffatt Thomas, Board of Directors
  • Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, Past Chair

Professional Publications

  • Idaho chapter author of 50 State Handbook on Lobbying, PACs and Campaign Finance, compiled by the State Capital Group, published by Thomson West

Community Activities

  • Ore-Ida Council, Boy Scouts of America, Director and Past President
  • ZOO BOISE, Board of Advisors


  • Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, Executive Committee, past Chair
  • Associated Taxpayers of Idaho, Director