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Thomas E. Stagg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Garden City, NY

Stagg Wabnik Law Group LLP
401 Franklin Avenue, Suite 300
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-812-4501
Fax: 516-812-4601
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Banking, General Litigation, Appellate, Securities Litigation, State, Local & Municipal
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Attorney Profile

Thomas Stagg is the managing partner of Stagg Wabnik Law Group LLP, where he works out of the firm's Garden City office. With nearly 30 years of experience in commercial, banking, general and appellate litigation, he represents clients in New York and New Jersey state and federal courts, and Connecticut federal court. Thomas has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has argued before New York's highest court, the Court of Appeals. With his partners, he has built long-lasting relationships with the firm's clients, which consists of large and small companies, banks, real estate concerns, individuals, and municipalities.

About Thomas E. Stagg

First Admitted: 1991, New York

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association; New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Thomas is registered with the American Bar Association's Military Pro Bono Project, which assists active-duty military personnel and their families with civil legal problems.  He recently represented a Navy seaman in a family court proceeding.

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Bar AdmissionsNew York, 1991 New Jersey, 1991 District of Columbia, 1991 U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1992 U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1992 U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 2006 U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1991 U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2002 U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2002 U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2010 United States Supreme Court, 2007

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Co-Author, Contractual Protection: An Existing Remedy for Bondholder Distress, 4 St. John's Journal of Legal Commentary 2, 1989
  • Seminars Taught, Environmental Lender Liability


  • Legal Eagle Award For Litigation., Legal Eagle Award For Litigation, 2016
  • New York Metro Superlawyers 2012-2019, Superlawyers Selection


  • Defense verdict - premises liability, failure to warn, negligent repair - Middlesex County Superior Court, New Jersey - No. MID-L-4759-16, 2018

Representative Clients

  • J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.; Simon Property Group; Dow Jones & Company, Inc.; Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.; KraftMaid Cabinetry; Marsh & McLennan Companies; Masco Corporation; Suffolk County; Town of Babylon, New York., 2019

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Credit
  • Environmental
  • Municipal
  • Retail
  • Securities
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Office Location for Thomas E. Stagg

401 Franklin Avenue
Suite 300
Garden City, NY 11530

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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