Thomas M. Bona

Partner

Thomas M. Bona

Partner

E-mail: tbona@pmtlawfirm.com
Offices: Elmsford, NY

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Tom has been a practicing attorney for over 35 years and joined Pillinger Miller Tarallo, LLP in 2019 as a partner at PMT’s Elmsford, NY office. Prior to that, since 1988 Tom was managing partner of Thomas M. Bona, P.C. with years of experience in insurance defense and coverage practice areas.

Tom is admitted to practice in New York and has a wealth of experience in all types of civil matters including Construction/Labor law, Coverage Matters, Municipal Liability, Automobile, Dram Shop actions, and Premises Liability cases. Tom served as the Town Attorney for the Town of Pelham and also served as a Hearing Officer for the Westchester County Department of Health. Tom is a seasoned negotiator who has successfully mediated and settled hundreds of cases both coverage and defense for his clients. Over his 30-year career in insurance defense, he has represented scores of insurance companies, self-insureds, and third-party administrators successfully, defending them in federal and state actions. He has successfully handled scores of appeals for clients. Tom has lectured self-insureds and insurance companies claims departments in all areas of New York law including Labor Law, Premises Liability Coverage, No-Fault and Medicare Liability.

Tom has always prided himself by giving clients an aggressive defense and making plaintiffs prove their claims. He has consistently delivered results and value to his clients.

Tom graduated from St. John’s University School of Law where he was on the Moot Court Executive Board and won several competitions for oral advocacy. He also has an MBA from St. John’s University and graduated from Colgate University.

Distinctions

Member of Council on Litigation Management (CLM)

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Admissions

Bar
New York

Courts
U.S. District Court, Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern Districts of New York

Education

St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., Executive Board Moot Court
St. John’s University, M.B.A. A.B. Colgate University 1977