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Mary Bonanno Thomas

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Biography

Mary Thomas began representing self-insured companies and insurance companies in 2002 and has continued to present. Her practice primarily consists of civil litigation with a primary focus on first party property claims, premises liability actions, insurance coverage issues and personal injury law involving a multitude of coverage and litigation issues. Ms. Thomas has handled all aspects of first and third party property insurance claims - including sinkhole, wind, water damage, theft, lightning, hurricane, hail damage, fire losses, premises liability, negligent security and dram shop claims - from inception to trial and has resolved countless cases by focusing on counseling her clients to achieve their goals in the most cost-effective manner, often before reaching trial, avoiding its uncertainty. Ms. Thomas has first and second chaired numerous successful jury trials across the state of Florida in both state and federal court in the areas of personal injury, slip and fall, automobile negligence.

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
    • J.D.
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • B.A.
    • Major: Sociology

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense 100%

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2002

Representative Clients

  • Castle Key Insurance Company
  • Geovera Specialty Insurance Company
  • Homeowners Choice Insurance Company
  • TypTap Insurance Company

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Alpha Delta Pi

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Circuit Court Mediator, Florida Supreme Court, 2018

Past Positions

  • Salgado Thomas, Partner, 11/2021 to 06/2022
  • Perez Salgado Thomas + Lewis, Partner, 06/2017 to 11/2021

Languages

  • English

Litigation

  • 100%