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Thomas J. Fleming

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in New York, NY

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
1325 Avenue of the Americas, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-451-2213
Fax: 212-451-2222
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 1979
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Securities Litigation
Attorney Profile

Thomas J. Fleming is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in commercial litigation in the state and federal courts of New York and around the country.

For over 25 years, Tom has served as lead counsel in dozens of trials and handled a wide variety of complex matters, resulting in over 50 reported decisions, including numerous federal appeals. He has extensive experience in representing clients in the capital markets, including cases involving complex financial instruments and contests for corporate control. He also has served as lead counsel in several of the most significant reported cases involving the proxy laws. He also maintains an active practice before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the American Arbitration Association (AAA), where he has served as an arbitrator in complex securities matters.

Tom is a co-author, along with Olshan litigation attorneys Kyle Bisceglie and Herbert Ross, of the LexisNexis New York Commercial Litigation Guide, a practical, task-oriented guide to various topics in commercial litigation that clearly explains how to analyze, resolve, and/or litigate the issues that can arise at every stage of a commercial dispute, from the basic corporate structures to complex questions of law, evidentiary matters, procedure and strategy.

About Thomas J. Fleming

First Admitted: 1979, New York

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Educational Background

  • B.A., Brandeis University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1975

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Tax Court, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1984
  • New York, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia  and U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts  of New York, 1981

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

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Office Location for Thomas J. Fleming

1325 Avenue of the Americas
15th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Last Updated: 7/14/2022

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