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Thomas I. Sheridan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in New York, NY

Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
112 Madison Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016-7416
Phone: 2127846404
Fax: 212-213-5949
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1977
Practice Areas: Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Thomas I. Sheridan is a shareholder with Simmons Hanly Conroy law firm in New York, New York. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 43 years of total legal experience, Mr. Sheridan provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout the greater New York City metro and all across the country who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Class actions

·       Commercial litigation

·       Consumer protection

·       Pharmaceutical litigation

Through his practice, Mr. Sheridan has represented the rights and interests of both plaintiff and defendant clients alike in a wide range of complex legal cases involving defective medical devices, dangerous pharmaceuticals, products liability, professional liability, securities fraud, insurance issues, intellectual property matters and more. As an attorney, he has gained a reputation for his thorough preparedness and cursory analysis of his clients' cases along with his remarkable trial and appellate skills.

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Sheridan has recovered substantial amounts of compensation for his plaintiff clients, and he has served as lead or co-counsel on a number of highly complex class actions and appeals. From his efforts, he has secured several settlements well in excess of a billion dollars, and he has worked on some of the largest and most-high profile class action cases in the country.

A leader in his field, Mr. Sheridan has written extensively and conducted many lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics. He has also served as an adjunct professor of Law of Products Liability at Fordham University School of Law, and he is an active member of the New York City Bar Association and the American Association for Justice. 

Honored for his impeccable professionalism and service, Mr. Sheridan has earned consistent designation from his peers as being among the top 2.5% of lawyers in his region, and he has received many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1973 cum laude graduate of St. Michael's College, Mr. Sheridan obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from Fordham University School of Law in 1976, and he served as associate editor of the Fordham Law Review. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 7th, 8th and 9th Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff


1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021

About Thomas I. Sheridan

First Admitted: 1977, New York

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • “Disloyal Employees Risk All,” New York Law Journal, February 23, 2004.
  • “When Attorney–Client Privilege Fails to Shield,” New York Law Journal, June 23, 2003.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Association for Justice
  • New York, 1977, U.S. Supreme Court, 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1982, U.S. Court of Appeal, Seventh Circuit, 2008, U.S. Court of Appeal, Eighth Circuit, 2012, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2009, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1978, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1986
  • New York City Bar Association

Educational Background

  • St. Michael’s College (B.A., cum laude, 1973)

Representative Clients

  • I represent  counties (e.g., County of Suffolk, New York) and cities (e.g., City of New York) in the opioid litigation.  , 2021
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Office Location for Thomas I. Sheridan

112 Madison Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10016-7416

Phone: 2127846404

Fax: 212-213-5949

Last Updated: 6/11/2021

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