RVRMG Partner Thomas Valet has been appointed as an Officer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, an organization dedicated to preserving the civil justice system in New York. For the past 6 years Tom has served on the NYSTLA Board of Directors, lobbying on behalf of victims of negligence and medical malpractice. In June 2015 he was selected by the organization to serve as one of its Officers. Tom will continue his lobbying efforts and will now join NYSTLA's other Officers in working to protect the judicial system and the rights of injured citizens of this state.