Thomas L. Fraser is an attorney and writer based in New York City.  Fraser's practice focuses on advising senior decision makers at corporations, governments, nonprofits and other organizations on business, legal and policy issues.  With a focus on Southeast Asia, Fraser works with clients on a variety of problem solving matters.

Fraser is also the host of a podcast.  The Tom Fraser Podcast features interviews with global leaders about how to build organizations.  From New York to Washington and Singapore to Beijing, Fraser talks with public and private sector leaders about economic development, investment, conservation, tourism, museums and the performing arts.

 

Listen to The Tom Fraser Podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify and at the Podcasts section of this website.  

 

Fraser regularly speaks to a variety of corporate, nonprofit, university and community organizations.  His speaking topics include "Southeast Asia: The World's Next Major Global Growth Market" and  "Successful Economic Development: Developing a Local Focus for a Global Marketplace."  For more information on his speaking, briefings and conference panel moderating, please go to the Speaking section of this website.

 

Fraser writes a newsletter read by Chief Executive Officers, Senior Policymakers, Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists and others in five continents.  Topics include "How Countries Can Develop Their Nonprofit Sectors" and "Warren Buffett On Practically Everything."  To read Fraser's observations about business, legal and policy topics, please go to the Newsletters section of this website. 

The first 14 editions of Fraser's newsletter are collected in the Second Edition of his book, "Making Sense of the Fine Print: How Today's Front Page Legal Issues Impact Business, Policy and Personal Success."

Fraser is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law and Hastings College.  He was an International Fellow while at Columbia University and a Rotary Foundation Fellow. He spent his year as a Rotary Fellow at the University of the Philippines, Diliman, in Manila.  His professional experience includes working for major law firms in New York and Washington, D.C. and as a business journalist.