Thomas Rhatigan specializes in the defense of physicians and medical facilities against claims of medical malpractice, as well as the defense of clients in general liability matters. Prior to joining Lewis Johs, Thomas was a Senior Associate at an insurance defense firm where he worked on medical malpractice, premises liability and toxic torts cases, including asbestos litigation. He has trial and has extensive appellate practice experience.
Thomas was admitted to practice in the State of New York in 1997, having graduated from Brooklyn Law School. He was also admitted in the District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York in 1998. He received his Bachelor of Science from Fairfield University in 1991.
While attending law school in the evening division at Brooklyn Law School, Thomas worked as an analyst at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he assisted in such investigations as the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and TWA Flight 800 crash.