Ira Thomas is Of Counsel to Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly. He is admitted to practice in New York.

Ira brings over forty years of experience in the field of personal injury including premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice, NY Labor Law, as well as consumer protection class action and commercial litigation actions. Whether by settlement, mediation, arbitration or trial, Ira is experienced in handling and supervising the litigation process of cases from inception through trial, including post‑trial appellate practice. Ira believes in zealously and successfully representing his clients while upholding the highest moral standards of practicing law in a courteous manner with his adversaries. Ira has tried cases and conducted hundreds of depositions in the state and federal courts of New York and Tennessee.

Ira received his bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Yeshiva University and his joint J.D./M.B.A. degree from New York University, where he graduated in 1982. He further successfully completed all four parts of the CPA exam at his first sitting in 2000.

At Marks O’Neill, Ira brings his extensive experience to the Casualty, Construction and Transportation practice groups.

Ira’s outside interests include golf and tennis, photography, and spending time with his 16 grandchildren.

Ira M. Thomas
Of Counsel

Phone 516-387-0870

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  • J.D., New York University, School of Law, 1982
  • M.B.A., New York University, Stern School of Business, 1982
  • B.A., Yeshiva University, magna cum laude, 1978

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Bar Associations

Practice Areas

  • Casualty Group
  • Construction Accident/Construction Defect
  • Transportation/Trucking

Representative Cases