Dr. Tommy Sihotang S.H., LL.M. established his own law firm in 1989. He graduated from Universitas Jayabaya with a degree in law in 1986 and continued his studies at the University of Sheffield, England where he obtained a Master of Laws degree in International, Commercial, and European law, in 1998. Then he completed his Doctorate degree at Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung in 2007, awarded with a Cum Laude result in his thesis.
Mr. Sihotang focuses his practice in criminal and human rights law. His experience include being a speaker at the Indonesian National Armed Forces Headquarters (Mabes TNI), one of the advocate for Jokowi-JK at the 2014 Presidential election dispute, and more. Mr. Sihotang also taught at Atma Jaya University faculty of law, and at Universitas Pancasila faculty of law.
Mr. Sihotang also published two books which were produced by the Indonesian Defense Minister, Juwono Sudarsono entitled "Ketika Komandan Didakwa Melanggar Hak Asasi Manusia" and "Hukum Acara di Pengadilan Hak Asasi Manusia".
EDUCATION & WORK
Universitas Jayabaya - Sarjana Hukum (SH) - 1986
University of Sheffield - Master of Laws (LL.M.) - 1998
Universitas Padjadjaran - Doctorate (Dr.) - 2007
Maruli Simorangkir & Associates, 1982-1987
Juan, Partahi, Ruhut, Tommy & Associates, 1987-1993
Tommy Sihotang & Partners, 1989-present