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“I can’t stand it when big guys pick on little guys,” explains Thomas More Marrone. “I grew up in a family of immigrants. I grew up with the ‘little guys.’ They were my grandparents, my mom and dad, my aunts and uncles and cousins… so I take that kind of thing very personally.”

Tom Marrone is a Partner at Greenblatt Pierce Engle Funt + Flores LLP and leads the firm’s Class Action and Complex Litigation Group, and Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Practice. He also works with the Firm’s Special Teams Group, which counsels individuals, professionals, firms, and businesses in crisis, and provides related investigation and management services.


Tom represents individuals and companies in a variety of complex civil litigation matters, especially class actions, FLSA collective actions, wage & hour claims, fire and flood cases, catastrophic personal injury claims, insurance matters, consumer protection, fraud and deceptive practices actions, attorney malpractice, wrongful use of civil proceedings (“Dragonetti” Act), product liability, commercial disputes, and appellate advocacy.


Tom has tried cases to juries in a variety of courts, and is among those few lawyers who have tried a Class Action to a jury, and with great success.


Admitted to practice in the State and Federal courts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York, and before the Supreme Court of the United States, Tom has served as court-approved class counsel in cutting edge class actions involving, among others, privacy issues, insurance coverage, wage & hour, the Fair Labor Standards Act, health insurer liability, fraud, catastrophic flooding, fire, consumer protection, property damage, and toxic substances.


For nearly thirty years Tom has creatively, aggressively, and successfully fought for people's rights, often against tough opponents. The son of first generation Americans, his inspiration is personal: “When I was a kid, my father sold law books and he told me stories about the great lawyers he met; that’s where I really learned to appreciate the good things a smart, persistent lawyer with guts can do for people,” added Marrone, “I won’t be out-worked and I won’t ever give up.” “My dad had a great admiration for lawyers who used their knowledge and their expertise to fight for people who couldn’t fight for themselves. He thought that was the highest calling, and I am very lucky that he passed that on to me. I got my toughness from my dad and my sense of justice from my mom.”


Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tom received his undergraduate and law degrees from Villanova University, and is a Fellow of the Academy of Advocacy of Temple University School of Law, an intensive trial "boot camp" under the tutelage of premier trial lawyers and eminent judges.


He has instructed other lawyers on class action litigation and on sophisticated insurance coverage matters, and has argued a number of cases before Pennsylvania’s appellate courts.


Tom is a member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum and his peers have regularly selected him as one of their best. He has been and is currently listed as one of the top 5% of Class Action/Mass Tort Lawyers in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers, as one of the Lawdragon 3000 Leading Plaintiff's Lawyers in America, one of The Best Lawyers In America for Personal Injury, and as a member of The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial lawyers in Pennsylvania. Tom has earned an "AV" peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell. According to Martindale-Hubbell this rating indicates "the highest level of legal ability and ethics. The pinnacle of professional excellence." He is regularly invited to join other invitation only organizations honoring lawyer excellence.


Tom’s efforts and successes are regularly recognized in the media, and he is honored as having two separate cases featured among The Legal Intelligencer’s “Top PA Verdicts & Settlements of 2014.” 




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Practice areas


  1. Class Action: 50%
    18 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    28 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
    28 years



Contingent (33-40%)

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Contact info

Greenblatt Pierce Engle Funt + Flores, LLC

123 South Broad Street
25th Floor
Philadelphia, PA, 19109


NYCurrently registered 200903/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Class Action Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Best Lawyer for Personal INjuryBest Lawyers in America2015
Class Actions Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Best Lawyer for Personal InjuryBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyer for Personal InjuryBest Lawyers in America2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Class Actions Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2012
Class Actions Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Class Actions Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Class Actions Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Class Actions Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
3000 Leading Plaintiff's Lawyers in AmericaLawdragonN/A
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFeldman, Shepherd, Wohlgelernter, Tanner, Weinstock & Dodig, LLP1996 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationN/A1987 - Present
Pennsylvania Association For JusticeN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Million Dollar AdvocatesMemberN/A
National Trial Lawyers AssociationFellowN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Shumski v. Theta Land Services et alN/A
Krisa v Equitable Life Assurance$2 million dollar settlement
Byers v. Intuit IncN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawN/AFellow, Academy of Advocacy1998
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Villanova UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
18th Annual Environmental Law ForumHot Topics in Toxic Torts (featuring class actions)2013
National SeminarMedical Monitoring & Toxic Tort Class Actions2011
Creative Trial Strategies ProgramEthics2011