Thomas P. "Tom" Birris

Thomas P. "Tom" Birris

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Recognized since 2010

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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Tom has practiced exclusively in areas relating to insurance defense since his admission to the bar. He has handled multiple matters in the areas of premises liability, liquor liability, professional liability, product liability, motor vehicle and municipal liability. Tom has extensive jury trial experience and has taken a great number of cases to verdict.

Tom has also developed a practice in the representation of various sports facilities and teams, sports associations, ski resorts and other outdoor outfitters in sports and recreation. Additionally, he has represented national organizations in liquor liability claims.

Tom has been selected by his peers to be included in Best Lawyers in America® (2010 - Present.)

Tom is a 1984 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. After graduation from college, he attended the Duquesne University School of Law. There he served as a member of the Duquesne Law Review during his second year and the Executive Editorial Board during his third year. Tom received his juris doctor in 1987.

Prior to entering college, Tom served four years of active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps, being honorably discharged in 1980.


  • Union Trust Building, Suite 700
    501 Grant Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219


  • Duquesne University , J.D., graduated 1987
  • University of Pittsburgh, BA, graduated 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • Allegheny County Bar Association - Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants


  • AV® Preeminent™ by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

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