Thomas S. Flanigon

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Thomas Flanigon is a partner with Adler Murphy & McQuillen LLP. He concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, professional liability defense, and general tort litigation. As part of his practice, Tom routinely defends architects, engineers, and other design professionals against claims of professional negligence. He has extensive experience in a variety of construction law matters, including design-defect related actions, delay and disrupton claims, and other matters involving claims of negligence, personal injury, and statutory violations.  

In addition to his experience in defending design professionals, Tom has represented individuals and corporations in breach of contract, premises liability, and employment related matters.  In every defense, he is
committed to  providing a litigation strategy that aggressively defends each client to successfully resolve claims and achive optimal results.

Tom has tried jury and bench trials to verdict, and has obtained favorable results in a variety of alternative dispute resolution forums. He is also an active member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association, including the CBA's Civil Litigation Practice Group.


  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 1993
  • University of Colorado-Boulder, B.A., Political Science and Communication, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois