Thomas L. Schoaf

Attorney Thomas L. Schoaf, founder and principal attorney of the Schoaf Law Office is a veteran business and legal professional with more than 30 years of experience. His extensive experience in business management as president of a privately held manufacturing company has provided him with unique insight into the needs of commercial clients. He provides comprehensive legal planning and counsel to both businesses and individuals in a wide range of practice areas, including commercial litigation, land use entitlement, estate planning, and personal injury law. Mr. Schoaf, in addition to his law practice, has held many leadership positions on regional and statewide governmental councils and commissions, and currently serves as Mayor of the City of Litchfield Park.

Experience and Education

Mr. Schoaf brings to his practice a wealth of business savvy and acumen gleaned from decades of experience as the president of Adapto, Inc., a manufacturing company producing metal parts and assemblies used in the automotive and heavy-duty truck markets. He shifted the focus of his career in 2009 when he founded the Schoaf Law Office. Utilizing his many years of experience in business, he now provides critical advice and guidance to a wide range of commercial clients in the Phoenix area. He particularly concentrates on contract negotiations, labor relations, business entity selection, banking and investor relationships and documenting business transactions. He also serves individual clients in a wide range of estate planning matters, including wills and trusts, as well as personal injury cases.

Mr. Schoaf is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, where he earned his undergraduate engineering degree, cum laude, in 1972, and his juris doctor, summa cum laude in 1976. He is licensed to practice in Arizona and Indiana.


Mr. Schoaf has served as Mayor of Litchfield Park since 2006, being re-elected three times. He is an active member of several community groups and has served in leadership roles with a wide variety of organizations, including as Chair of the Regional Council, Maricopa Association of Governments and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Arizona League of Cities and Towns. He has also served on various youth sports groups such as the Litchfield Park Youth Association, AYSO soccer, and Little League.  Over the years, he has served on the Litchfield Elementary Governing Board and the Litchfield Park City Council. He currently serves as a trustee of Abrazo Hospital West Campus and on the President’s Council of Estrella Mountain Community College, and on the Luke West Valley Council.


Mr. Schoaf is an experienced attorney, community leader, and a skilled business counselor. He has the necessary knowledge and skill to successfully resolve your business or personal legal matters. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation.