Thomas R. Fanizzi Jr. Associate




Tom Fanizzi represents construction managers, owners, developers, general contractors and trade contractors in all aspects of civil litigation. Tom's practice focuses on the defense of Labor Law construction accident claims, elevator accidents and general premises liability claims. 

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Tom was an Assistant Borough Chief and Senior Counsel in the Bronx office of the City of New York Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel. Tom has extensive experience defending New York City municipal agencies and employees in civil actions, including but not limited to trip/slip-and-fall claims, premises liability, construction accidents, 42 U.S.C. 1983 claims, claims of alleged police misconduct, labor law, loss of sepulcher, special duty and GML 205(e) claims.