Since joining the firm in 1981 and becoming a partner in 1986, Tom has become one of our top litigators. His experience in defense litigation includes cases involving catastrophic injury, product liability, municipal law, and property damage. Tom also handles estate litigation, professional liability law, and business/commercial litigation.
Tom’s representation of professionals has included successful license defense before the New York State Department of Health Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the New York State Department of Education Office of the Professions. Further, Tom has successfully defended medical professionals in the fields of anesthesiology, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, critical care, dermatology, gastroenterology, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, radiology, and urology.
He is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.
Tom received his undergraduate degree from Canisius College and his law degree from Albany Law School. He is a member of the Albany County and New York State Bar Associations and belongs to the Torts, Negligence & Compensation; Trial Lawyers; and Trusts and Estates Sections of the state bar. He is also a member of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association and the American Board of Trial Advocates and is a past president of the Northeast New York Defense Research Institute.