Eskaton Tom Garberson

Thomas M. Garberson

Thomas M. Garberson, a 2002 graduate of Livermore High School, has been named general counsel at Eskaton, a Sacramento-based nonprofit providing senior living and care facilities at Northern California locations from Burlingame to Roseville.

Garberson was previously a partner in the Sacramento law firm of Low McKinley Baleria & Salenko, where he dealt primarily with medical malpractice and long-term care defense.

He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, and the UC Davis Law School. He lives in Davis with his wife, a veterinarian, and their two young daughters.

As Eskaton’s general counsel, he will provide legal and strategic guidance and risk management training and support, according to a company statement.

Founded in 1968, Eskaton has evolved from hospital operations to low-income housing to senior care and other services. It now has more than 1,600 employees providing services to seniors in 30 communities, according to a company blog. In the Tri Valley, it operates the Parkview memory care facility in Pleasanton.