Tom is a Partner in our Saint John office and a member of the firm’s Business Dispute Resolution Group. Tom’s practice focuses on civil litigation in matters of commercial and construction disputes and products liability. He is listed in Best Lawyers in Canada for his practice in Class Action Litigation, Construction law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, and Insurance law and is ranked in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. He has also been recognized as a notable practitioner in Construction Law by Chambers Canada 2018. Tom is listed as Provincial Litigation Star under Commercial, Product Liability, Insurance, and Construction Law in Benchmark Canada 2015. In addition to his skills in court, Tom frequently acts in Alternative Dispute Resolution matters. He is also a professional engineer.
Tom started McInnes Cooper’s Saint John office with Richard Costello in 2000. He is a past President of the New Brunswick Branch of the Canadian Bar Association and a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick, the Saint John Law Society, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of New Brunswick, the Defence Research Institute, the American Bar Association, the International Bar Association and a fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers and American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a past Chair of Board for Service New Brunswick and a past Chair of Power Commission for the City of Saint John.
LL.B., University of New Brunswick (1975)
B.Sc. (Civil Engineering), University of New Brunswick (1972)