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Thomas A. Ericsson

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When you are facing potentially life-altering legal matters, it's very important to hire an attorney who is prepared and experienced to fight for the most favorable outcomes. Tom Ericsson of the Las Vegas based law firm, Oronoz & Ericsson, understands the serious implications of an accident or criminal charge on your life and that of your loved ones.


As an experienced Las Vegas personal injury attorney, Mr. Ericsson has fought hard for the compensation his clients deserve after an accident. He worked previously as an in-house attorney for a major insurance company. This experience has given him additional insight into the tactics used by insurance companies to preserve their bottom line in their dealings with accident victims. He understands exactly what it takes to pursue a maximum recovery for his clients.


Mr. Ericsson represents clients who have been hurt due to the negligence of another person, business, or other organization in a variety of scenarios. He has obtained multi-million dollar recoveries for clients through strategic trials and skillful negotiation throughout the years. His practice areas include auto accidents, wrongful death claims, premises liability, child injury, recreational accidents, taxicab accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, and other situations of personal injury.


Given Las Vegas' international reputation as a center for entertainment and trade, Mr. Ericsson also represents visitors involved in tourist accidents. Regardless of the circumstances involved in your case, you can always expect the utmost levels of attention and advocacy for your cause.


Languages spoken: Swedish, English

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 45%
    23 years, 250 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
    23 years, 600 cases
  3. Car Accident: 20%
    450 cases



Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Paul Padda

    Tom Ericsson is a class act. He's an excellent lawyer that always works hard to put his client's interests first. He's top-notch!


    Paul Padda Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christopher E. Jones

    I have known Mr. Ericcson for many years. As a former prosecutor, I have also been opposing counsel against him on several occasions. Tom is always well prepared, has great knowledge of the law and fights endlessly for his clients. He is a tremendous asset to the criminal defense bar.


    Christopher Jones Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Oronoz Ericsson & Gaffney LLC

1050 Indigo Drive
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV, 89145


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
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerOronoz & Ericsson, LLC2012 - Present
PartnerEllsworth, Bennion & Ericsson, Chtd.2010 - 2012
Managing PartnerThomas A. Ericsson, Chtd.2005 - 2009
Trial AttorneyClark County Public Defender's Office2000 - 2005
Trial Attorney, PartnerEllsworth, Moody & Bennion, Chtd.1998 - 2000
Associate Trial AttorneyHarrison Kemp & Jones, LLP1996 - 1998
Associate Trial AttorneyBroening Oberg Woods Wilson & Cass, PC1993 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Clark County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
American Association for JusticeN/AN/A
Nevada Attorneys for Criminal JusticeN/AN/A
National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Attempt Murder Trial - AcquittalJury trial acquittal
Wrongful death automobile accidentFollowing a jury trial, the case was settled for $3.5 million
Civil Contract DisputeSettlement in excess of $9 million
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - BerkeleyLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990