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Thomas Galligan

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Thomas Galligan is one of Canada’s most respected trial and appellate counsel. He has represented the Crown and insurers on a number of landmark decisions in the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Thomas began his insurance practice with David Murphy and William Blakeney at Lee Fireman Regan, and continued with Paul Lee when the firm split up in 1990. He subsequently worked as Senior Crown Counsel, rejoining private practice in 2005.

Thomas has extensive experience in catastrophic property and casualty losses, medical malpractice, errors & omissions / professional liability and serious personal injury claims. He specializes in trials and appeals, and has dozens of reported cases to his credit.

An Ottawa native, Thomas graduated from the University of Toronto Law School.

Thomas was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989. He has lectured for the Insurance Institute of Ontario and the CIP Society, and is greatly in demand as a guest speaker at industry functions.