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New York business and litigation lawyer Tom Holman grew up in Westchester County, New York and graduated from Harrison High School. Mr. Holman earned his Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude from Lehigh University. He graduated from Fordham Law School. Mr. Holman has been an attorney for more than 38 years, having passed the bar exam on his first attempt. Immediately after passing the bar, Tom began to handle cases for trial, specializing in federal court and New York State court litigation at the trial and appellate level. He has handled hundreds of cases in the New York and New Jersey area, including business fraud litigation. As a lawyer, Tom currently focuses his practice on contracts, business entities, start-up counseling, breach of contract, business disputes, business fraud, employment fraud, securities and stock fraud, declaratory judgments, emergency commercial litigation, noncompete litigation, preliminary and temporary restraining orders, resolving disputes outside of court (arbitration & mediation), and wrongful termination of franchisees or distributors.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    43 years
  2. Business: 35%
    21 years
  3. Employment: 25%
    41 years



Hourly ($375-675/hour), contingent (25-40%), Retainer (always), Free consultation (15 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Holman Law, P.C.

99 Park Avenue
Penthouse/26th Floor
New York, NY, 10016-1601


NYCurrently registered 197307/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Holman Law Office2005 - Present
PartnerStarr & Holman LLP1996 - 2004
PartnerLefrak & Holman P.C. (formerly Lefrak Newman & Myerson)1991 - 1995
PartnerSummit Rovins & Feldesman (Summit Solomon)1989 - 1991
PartnerHill Betts & Nash1987 - 1989
Special CounselLipsig Sullivan & Liapakis1981 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Court of Federal Claims Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkN/A1992 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2005 - 2006
New York County Lawyers' AssociationChair1981 - 1992
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Arnold Chevrolet LLC v. Tribune Co. and NewsdaySettled
Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana v. ACLN Ltd.Settled
Bodner v. ParibasSettled
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hot Topics in ArbitrationImpact of Compulsory Arbitration Clauses on Class Action Rights2001