Attorney Mary Bonanno Thomas

Practice Areas

  • First Party Insurance Defense (residential and commercial)
  • Third Party Insurance Defense (premises liability, dram shop, auto, negligent security)
  • Insurance Coverage Issues


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

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2002


Mary Thomas' practice primarily consists of civil litigation with a focus on first party property claims, premises liability actions, insurance coverage issues and personal injury law involving a multitude of coverage and litigation issues. Mrs. 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 clients to achieve their goals in the most cost-effective manner, often before reaching trial, avoiding its uncertainty.

Representative Clients

  • Heritage Property & Casualty Insurance Company
  • Auto-Owners Insurance Company
  • Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company/TypTap Property & Casualty Insurance Company
  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • Geovera Specialty Insurance Company

Past Positions

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

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Alpha Delta Pi

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Circuit Court Mediator, Florida Supreme Court, 2018