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Thomas  Filardo


Corporate and Securities
Financial Services
Automotive Dealerships


Villanova University, B.A., cum laude, 1999

Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2002


  • 2003, New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court
Thomas Filardo
Tel: (212) 984-7806
Fax: (212) 972-9150
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Mr. Filardo represents clients in a wide variety of complex commercial matters as both a seasoned litigator and corporate advisor. He takes a hands-on, creative approach and enjoys developing practical strategies to achieve client objectives.

On the corporate side, Mr. Filardo counsels his clients with respect to their myriad business affairs. He has substantial experience guiding clients through mergers and acquisitions, financing events, expansions and diversifications. Mr. Filardo regularly assists clients in protecting their proprietary and confidential information, relationships and market share. In addition, he advises U.S. clients on their dealings in Asia, Europe and India, and helps international clients establish operations in the U.S. Mr. Filardo serves as outside general counsel to a number of entities.

On the litigation side, Mr. Filardo represents clients before state and federal courts, arbitration panels and regulatory agencies.  His experience spans virtually every type of business and financial industry conflict, from breaches of contract, to complex investment disputes, to intra-company disputes, to earn-out disputes.  He also has substantial experience litigating professional liability, antitrust, reinsurance, insurance coverage, derivative, real estate, employment matters and disputes arising under the Franchised Motor Vehicle Dealer Act and the Securities Act.  



  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers’ Association: Member, Federal Courts Committee


  • LeClairRyan, Partner
  • Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch, Associate
  • Clifford Chance (f/k/a Clifford Chance Rogers & Wells), Associate


  • Listed as a Metro New York Super Lawyer by Law & Politics magazine for Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Securities Litigation, 2013-2017
  • Named a New York Super Lawyers Rising Star by Law & Politics magazine, 2011–2012
  • Phi Delta Phi (international legal honors society) (inducted 2000)
  • Tulane University Law School, editor, Journal of American Arbitration