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Thomas L. Gallivan

Thomas L. Gallivan

Practice areas:

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, DUI & DWI, Medical Malpractice

About Me

Thomas L. Gallivan represents individuals and families in matters of nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice and personal injury. Prior to founding the firm, Gallivan & Gallivan, Attorneys at Law, Mr. Gallivan defended nursing homes, physicians, and hospitals, as well as their insurers. As a result of this experience, Mr. Gallivan is very familiar with the strategies employed by nursing homes, physicians, hospitals and their insurers. He uses his experience defending these matters to the benefit of his current clients, victims of nursing home neglect/abuse, medical malpractice or personal injury.


Mr. Gallivan also serves as counsel to individuals accused of breaking the law. He represents criminal defendants charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Petit Larceny, Assault, Drug Offenses, and Domestic Violence, as well as all other types of misdemeanors and felonies. While in law school, Mr. Gallivan worked in the United States Attorney’s Office (Criminal Division), as well as the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.


Mr. Gallivan is a member of the Long Term Care Community Coalition (LTCCC). LTCCC is an organization committed to improving care provided to the elderly and disadvantaged. He is also a member of the New York State Trial Academy and the Westchester County Bar Association.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 50%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 25%
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%



Contingent (20-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Gallivan & Gallivan, Attorneys at Law

111 Church Street
White Plains, NY, 10601



NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyGallivan & Gallivan, Attorneys at Law2008 - Present
AssociateKaufman Borgeest & Ryan, LLP2006 - 2008
AssociateMendes & Mount2005 - 2006
AssociateDuffy, Duffy & Burdo, LLP2004 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Westchester County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York State Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
Long Term Care Community CoalitionMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse - Richmond CountyConfidential Settlement
Medical Malpractice - Bronx County$1,000,000 Settlement
Personal Injury - Orange County$190,000 Settlement

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Loyola University MarylandN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2001