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Thomas M. Hartwig Senior Counsel PRINT FRIENDLY


Thomas M. Hartwig has more than twenty years of experience in general liability litigation. He has tried cases in both state and federal courts and is admitted to practice law in Florida and New York.

Before joining Hickey Smith, Thomas worked for both national and state-wide law firms. His prior practice focused on general liability litigation, medical malpractice defense, pharmaceutical defense, professional liability defense, and insurance coverage.

Thomas has extensive experience in defending physicians, podiatrists, hospitals, pharmacies, outpatient surgery centers, nursing homes, health maintenance organizations, dentists, radiology facilities and insurance companies. In addition, Thomas has represented physicians in administrative proceedings before the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration.


  • Represented multiple hospitals, physicians, podiatrists, and surgery centers in medical malpractice litigation, general liability litigation, and premises liability claims
  • Represented a national pharmacy chain and local independent pharmacies in both pharmaceutical liability claims and premises liability claims
  • Represented various insurers, surplus insurers and reinsurers in insurance coverage claims and disputes
  • Represented major health insurers in benefit denial claims and claims for malpractice



T/F 754-755-0489


1007 N. Federal Highway #243
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304



JD, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1997
BS, State University of New York at Brockport, 1993


Bar Admissions


New York


Court Admissions

United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida