Founder & Managing Attorney
Overview And Experience
Thomas Tona is the Founder and Managing Attorney of Tonalaw. Since earning his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law in 1993, he has accumulated over a quarter century’s experience as a New York State trial attorney, with a career concentration in Plaintiff’s Personal Injury, No-Fault Collections and Civil Litigation.
A born and bred Long Islander, Tonalaw is based out of Islip, in Suffolk County, New York, where they handle New York Plaintiff’s Personal Injury, No-Fault Collections, and Civil Litigation cases. For the last 21 years, he has cemented his firm’s culture and reputation for excellence, overseeing and managing all three divisions within the firm. He personally handles the high stakes Personal Injury cases involving traumatic brain injuries, wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, falls, trucking accidents and automobile accidents.
The No-Fault Collections department at TonaLaw currently represents hundreds of healthcare providers and injured parties seeking reimbursement of wrongly denied no-fault claims, resolving in excess of 10,000 no-fault collection claims a year, that have been wrongly denied by insurance carriers.
The firm also represents a wide array of civil litigation clients when they have a legal dispute with another party over monies owed.
In his almost 30 years of practicing law, Tom and the law firm, have established and maintained a record of uncompromising excellence, including:
-An Avvo rating of 10 (Click here to see the Avvo ratings and reviews)
-In 2016 earned the Avvo Client’s Choice Award
-In 2017 a 5 star Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent peer rating for Highest Level of Professional Excellence (Click here to see the Martindale ratings and reviews
-Over 265 five star reviews online (Click here to see reviews from across the web)
-Becoming a member of the Keenan Trial Institute, American Association of Justice, and the NYS Trial Lawyers.
-In 2017, he was awarded the Atticus Phoenix Award.
-In 2018, he was awarded the Atticus Game Changer Award.
In his personal life, Tom enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, two rescue dogs, and two rescue cats at his Suffolk County Northshore residence. He trains in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu three times a week at Emerson Souza BJJ in Baldwin, where he earned his black belt in 2017.