Thomas J. Cummings
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Disputes
- Contract Disputes
- Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
- Appellate Practice
LOCATION: POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK PHONE: 845-486-6887 FAX: 845-486-7621
“OUR GOAL IS TO VIGOROUSLY DEFEND YOUR BUSINESS INTERESTS WITH INTEGRITY AS WE PURSUE EVERY REMEDY POSSIBLE TO HELP YOU MOVE FORWARD.”
COMMERCIAL LITIGATION / COMMERCIAL COLLECTIONS
Tom represents businesses and individuals in litigation pertaining to a wide range of contract disputes and commercial collection matters, including in disputes involving employment agreements, professional services agreements, shareholder agreements, commercial lending, real estate agreements, secured transactions, promissory notes, and personal guarantees.
COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION / LANDLORD-TENANT DISPUTES / LIEN FORECLOSURE
Tom represents contractors, subcontractors, materialmen, homeowners, and landowners in litigation involving commercial and residential construction and renovation projects. He also litigates disputes between landlords and tenants and represents clients in lien foreclosure actions.
Representing clients through the civil appeals process, including the preparation of briefs and conducting oral arguments before the Appellate Divisions throughout New York.
New York, 2017
St. John's University School of Law
J.D., Cum Laude – 2015
University at Albany – State University of New York
B.A., Magna Cum Laude – 2011
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Dutchess County Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
A Fishkill native and John Jay alumnus, Tom joined the firm in 2020. While in law school at St. John's University, he completed an externship with the Hon. Laura Taylor Swain of the Southern District of New York. Following graduation, Tom was hired by a boutique firm in New York City, where he worked on a variety of commercial litigation and personal injury cases.
Happy to be back home in the Hudson Valley, he resides in vibrant downtown Poughkeepsie and enjoys playing golf in his free time.
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