Tom Wiswall

Thomas S. Wiswall

(716) 847-7031
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Mr. Wiswall, a member of the Phillips Lytle Litigation Group, concentrates on civil litigation in federal and state courts involving business, commercial and contract disputes, personal injury claims, products liability claims, and chemical exposure claims.

Additional Areas of Focus

Legal Ethics; Mediation

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2012-2018
  • Listed in Who’s Who in America®


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1974
  • Trinity College, B.A., 1971
    Honor Society: Phi Beta Kappa


  • German
  • French

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Ethics Committee
    • Federal Practice Committee
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Dispute Resolution Section
    • International Section

Present Activities

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, Panel of Approved Mediators, ADR Plan, Member