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Thomas M. Crawford

Thomas M. Crawford


IL – Chicago
T: 312.781.6679 | F: 312.781.6630


Tom is a litigator and a trial attorney. He regularly handles multi-million exposures in all types of commercial and civil litigation in state and federal courts across the country. He represents individuals and companies in a broad range of matters including business litigation, construction, insurance coverage, products liability and professional liability.

Prior to joining Litchfield Cavo LLP in 1999, Tom served as claims counsel for CNA Insurance Company where he provided strategic legal oversight on claims with exposure more than $5 million, legal precedent and media interest. These exposures arose out of claims involving professional and malpractice claims including directors and officers liability, employment law, environmental mass torts, managed care, reinsurance, advertising injury, cyber claims, personal lines and extra-contractual liability risks.

Tom’s military service includes serving in the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) 1982-1985.


  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of condominium association and property management clients against Plaintiff who claimed they suffered an eye injury due to unsafe water chemical levels in our clients’ pool; after establishing that our clients fulfilled the duty of reasonable care and refuting claims of proximate cause, the court granted our motion.