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Ira Thomas



Office: New York

Ira Thomas

Mr. Thomas joined McDonnell Adels & Klestzick, PLLC as an associate in 2021. Mr. Thomas has tried cases and conducted hundreds of depositions in the state and federal courts of New York and Tennessee for almost 40 years. Additionally, he has appellate experience in both states.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury

  • Personal Injury Defense

  • Product Liability

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Insurance Contract Coverage

  • Mr. Thomas has also served as lead counsel in class action consumer protection actions

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York, 1991

  • State of Tennessee, 1982

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

  • U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Western District of Tennessee

  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Memberships

  • New York Bar Association

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

  • American Bar Association

  • NY County Lawyers Association

  • Queens County Bar Association

  • Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association

  • Memphis Bar Association


  • New York University, School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1982

  • New York University, Stern School of Business, MBA, 1982

  • Yeshiva University, BA in Economics, 1978, Magna Cum Laude

    • Minors in Political Science and Math

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