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.
Licensed since 2005
Contingent (20-33%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2013|
|Attorney||Gallivan & Gallivan, Attorneys at Law||2008 - Present|
|Associate||Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, LLP||2006 - 2008|
|Associate||Mendes & Mount||2005 - 2006|
|Associate||Duffy, Duffy & Burdo, LLP||2004 - 2005|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|New York County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Westchester County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Long Term Care Community Coalition||Member||N/A|
|Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse - Richmond County||Confidential Settlement|
|Medical Malpractice - Bronx County||$1,000,000 Settlement|
|Personal Injury - Orange County||$190,000 Settlement|
|St John's University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2004|
|Loyola University Maryland||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|