Thomas S. Lambert practices in the area of civil litigation in both state and federal court. He has served clients in matters involving insurance defense, commercial litigation, premises liability, railroad defense, municipal liability, products liability and in appellate matters. Prior to joining Pullman & Comley, Tom was an associate at a boutique litigation firm in Connecticut where he successfully defended numerous cases to their conclusion, regularly resolving cases through dispositive motion practice through numerous reported decisions, settlement negotiation and mediation, arbitration, trial, and appellate briefing and argument.
During law school, Tom served as an intern in the U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut under U.S. Magistrate Judge William Garfinkel. He was a senior editor of Wake Forest School of Law’s Journal of Law & Policy and the runner up in the Carolina regional for the American Association of Justice (AAJ) National Trial Team Competition.
- From 2013-2016, was the associate responsible for all Connecticut litigation arising out of the May 2013 Metro-North train derailment in Bridgeport, Connecticut, a mass tort resulting in over 100 claims and lawsuits from nearly 60 plaintiffs in Connecticut.
- In 2017, assisted in the successful defense through trial of what is believed to be the first spray polyurethane foam (SPF) product liability case tried in the country.
- In 2017, successfully briefed and argued the defense of an appeal taken from a dismissal in favor of a client on an issue of personal jurisdiction.
- Fairfield County Bar Association - chair, Civil Litigation Committee
- Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association - Young Lawyers Committee
- Stamford Public Education Foundation - mentor
Honors & Awards
- Selected to the Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2018 in the area of civil litigation: defense