- Insurance and Loss Recovery
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Litigation
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- J.D., IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, 1994
- B.S., Eastern Illinois University, 1985
- State of Illinois
- United States Court of Appeals
(5th, 6th, and 7th Circuit)
- United States District Courts in Illinois,
Wisconsin, Nebraska and Colorado
- Pro Hac Vice in Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Jersey, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin
Since his admission to the bar in 1994, Tom has provided insurance law counsel related to property, general liability, cyber, commercial crime and employee dishonesty, workers’ compensation, excess of loss and stop loss, employment practices liability, and several other types of commercial insurance. This includes issues related to insurance placement and broker standard of care. His other experience includes business transactions and litigation of business disputes, including professional negligence and construction litigation. After ten years of representing insurers, in March of 2004, Tom focused his insurance coverage practice on the representation of policyholders.
Mr. Vickers has represented clients at the trial and appellate levels throughout the United States and in the Caribbean under the London Arbitration Act. He is a member of the bar of the State of Illinois (1994), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Circuits, and various United States District Courts, including in Illinois, Florida, Wisconsin, Nebraska, and Colorado. He also has been admitted pro hac vice before state and federal courts throughout the United States, including Florida, Nevada, Utah, Iowa, Nebraska, and New Jersey.
Mr. Vickers has served as a party appointed arbitrator and is a Certified Mediator.
For a listing of Representative Matters, you can view and download Mr. Vickers’ resume here.