Thomas P. Branigan
Bowman and Brooke LLP
THOMAS P. BRANIGAN is the managing partner of Bowman and Brooke LLP. He has spent his entire legal career in the court room where he has tried cases from coast to coast. Through his national trial practice, he has appeared as trial or lead counsel in 30 states and he has obtained major verdicts and judgments for automotive OEMs and suppliers, major financial institutions, and international Franchisors. Among his notable accolades, Tom is listed in the Best Lawyers in America. Tom has also been included in Chambers USA where he has been described as "an admired product liability defense lawyer," (2011) and The Legal 500 (2009), in which his clients describe him as "determined, aggressive and perceptive – an excellent trial lawyer that they are happy to trust going into a big case – and an outstanding lawyer providing excellent legal service." The Bowman and Brooke law firm where Tom is a managing Partner is one of the world's leading firms in the defense and representation of the automotive industry. Tom has been counsel to automotive clients involved in many of the largest class action and MDL matters in history and he has a proven track record of aggressive and cost effective management and resolution of all facets of complex and high exposure litigation. Tom has also been a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers for over 20 years.