E. Thomas Jones was appointed as a Commissioner to the ECWA in July 2018. He has been an attorney for nearly 37 years and has been admitted to practice before The United States Supreme Court; US Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; US District Court, Western District of New York; US Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York, and all New York State Courts.
Mr. Jones served as a Town Attorney for the Town of Amherst, New York for nearly 20 years. He is also a former First Vice-Chair of the Local and State Government Law Section (formerly Municipal Law Section) of the New York State Bar Association.
Prior to his legal career, Mr. Jones had a 10-year career in Bank Operations Management with Marine Midland Bank (Now HSBC), M&T Bank in Buffalo and National City Bank in Cleveland, Ohio.