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Tom’s practice is focused in commercial litigation, bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, UCC and loan workouts.

Experience

Reported Cases

  • New England Rock Services Inc. v. Empire Paving, Inc., 53 Conn. App. 771 (1999)
  • Bank of America v. Franco, 57 Conn. App 688 (2000)
  • Jacqueline Properties, LLC v. Gartrell, 101 Conn. App. 6 (2007); appeal denied 283 Conn. 907 (2007)
  • Curiston v. Connecticut Student Loan Foundation, (In re Curiston), 2004 Bankr. LEXIS 2322 (Bankr. D. Conn., Dec. 22, 2004); aff’d, Educational Credit Management Corporation. v. Curiston, 351 B.R. 22 (D.Conn. 2006)
  • Boatman v. Furnia, 157 B.R. 519 (1993)
  • Marwin Production Systems Ltd. V. Matter of Pratt & Whitney Co., Inc., 140 B.R. 327 (Bankr. D.Conn. 1992)
  • Matter of Sutera, 157 B.R. 519 (Bankr. D.Conn. 1993)
  • Mangan v. Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corp. , 237 B.R. 252 (Bankr. D.Conn.1999)
  • In re Pellegrino, 284 B.R. 326 (Bankr. D.Conn. 2002)
  • Federal National Mortgage Association v. Fitzgerald, 237 B.R. 252 (Bankr. D.Conn.1999)
  • Talbot v Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., 254 B.R. 63 (Bankr. D.Conn. 2000)

Credentials

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Counsel (2013-Present)
  • Levy & Droney P.C.
    • Of Counsel (2009-2012)

Honors & Awards

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Honorable Anthony V. DeMayo Pro Bono Award (2018)

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section
  • Prior Superior Court Judicial Bench – Bar Foreclosure Committee
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • Connecticut, 1985
  • Rhode Island, 1987
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2017
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1995
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut, 1986
  • United States District Court, District of Rhode Island, 2012
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1995

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist: “What You Need to Know About the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 in Connecticut,” January, 2005
  • Panelist:  “Aligning Your Practice with the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005,” January, 2005
  • Panelist:  “Brave New World:  The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2005,” January, 2005

News & Insight

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Attorney Thomas J. Farrell Recognized with The Honorable Anthony V. DeMayo Pro Bono Award

April 2, 2018

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Thomas J. Farrell, has been honored by the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) as a 2018 recipient of the Honorable Anthony V. DeMayo Pro Bono Award for his volunteer work in the legal community. Tom was selected fo…

Firm News

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder Expands Practice in Hartford with the Addition of Levy & Droney Attorneys

January 2, 2013

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder announced today that more than a dozen lawyers from Levy & Droney, P.C. have joined its Hartford office effective January 1, 2013.The former Levy & Droney attorneys bring to Hinckley Allen significant expertise and years of experie…