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Thomas F. Reilly, Esq.

  • Attorney Reilly’s broad experience was gained over his 45 year career as a trial lawyer involving personal injury, property damage, insurance and contractual disputes.
  • Mr. Reilly has mediated many cases to settlement pre-suit.  This includes a seven-figure fatal trucking accident of a 67-year old.
  • He has defended, prosecuted and resolved cases involving tort claims including consumer and commercial product liability, private and commercial vehicular claims, premises liability, construction accidents involving both workers and bystanders, dram shop liability, FELA, workers compensation, construction defect claims, professional liability including medical malpractice, legal malpractice, E & O claims of many different varieties as well as insurance bad faith claims, insurance coverage claims, and both personal and commercial contract disputes.
  • Tom has served as a Judge Pro Tempore in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas for over 30 years and has settled hundreds of cases through that program in addition to the cases he has mediated or arbitrated privately.
  • Mr. Reilly was certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Advocate in 2000 and recertified in 2005, 2010, 2015, and 2020.
  • He is a member of the ABA Sections on Dispute Resolution and Tort Trial and Insurance Practice as well as The Association for Conflict Resolution.
  • Tom has maintained an AV Martindale Hubbell rating since 1991. This is the highest peer rating standard and signifies that a large number of peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for his legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.
  • Mr. Reilly is a Super Lawyer in Civil Litigation for 15 consecutive years beginning in 2006.
  • He received a diploma in Teaching Advocacy Skills from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy in 1997. Starting in 1995, he was Faculty and Program Director at NITA’s MidAtlantic Deposition Program, Taking and Defending Depositions, at Temple University School of Law.
  • Attorney Reilly is a graduate of St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, St. Joseph’s University and Temple University School of Law. He is admitted to the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars and has tried cases throughout both jurisdictions in State and Federal Court and has argued cases on appeal before the Pennsylvania Supreme, Superior, and Commonwealth Courts and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.