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Thomas K. Wingfield

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Thomas K. Wingfield

Partner
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Biography

Thomas Wingfield, Partner in our Atlanta office, is an insurance litigator and counselor specializing in disputes involving coverage under a broad array of coverage forms including builder’s risk policies, property policies, liability policies, directors and officers policies, errors and omissions policies, fine arts policies, life insurance policies and disability policies.

He regularly counsels clients regarding the scope and completeness of their insurance programs, which includes providing guidance on contractual insurance provisions and indemnity clauses.

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Thomas handles coverage issues around the country. He has litigated coverage claims involving third-party commercial liability policies and first-party commercial property policies. He has extensive experience investigating, advising on and litigating major property losses during construction or renovation. Thomas also has litigated bad-faith claims arising from improper claims handling or denials.

In 2006, 2007 and from 2009 through 2017 he was named a “Rising Star” in the legal profession by Atlanta Magazine and the editors of the Super Lawyers’ edition of Law and Politics, which is only granted to the top 2.5% of all lawyers under the age of 40 in the State.

Thomas is a native of Atlanta. He earned a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in journalism and political science from New York University and received his Juris Doctor from The University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a Board Member for the Lile Moot Court Board.

Credentials

ADMITTED
  • Georgia, State and Appellate Courts, 2003
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2021
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2003
  • Northern District of Georgia, 2003
  • Middle District of Georgia, 2003
EDUCATION
  • B.A., cum laude: New York University, 1999
  • J.D., The University of Virginia, 2003

Memberships

  • Atlanta Bar Association, 2003
  • State Bar of Georgia, 2003

Recognition

  • Rising Star, Georgia Super Lawyers ®, 2006-2007, 2009-2017

Publications

  • U.S. District Court Clarifies the Interplay Between Contractual Obligations to Procure Property Insurance and ‘Other Insurance’ Clauses
    HBS National Insurance Coverage Blog, September 2021 (Read full article)

In the Press

U.S. District Court Clarifies the Interplay Between Contractual Obligations to Procure Property Insurance and “Other Insurance” Clauses

Written by: Thomas K. Wingfield, Esq. Hall Booth Smith, PC obtained summary judgment in favor of an owner’s property insurer, finding that the property policy procured by the tenant of the property provided primary insurance in a declaratory judgment action filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, which was styled
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Hall Booth Smith Names Ten New Partners

ATLANTA – August 1, 2019 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that 10 attorneys have been named Partner as the firm recognizes the talent and dedication of leaders across numerous practice groups. The new Partners are: Laura Hall Cartner is member of the firm’s aging services and professional liability practice groups. She
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Hall Booth Smith Adds New Attorneys in Atlanta and Charleston

ATLANTA & CHARLESTON — Hall Booth Smith, P.C. has added new attorneys at its offices in Atlanta and Charleston, South Carolina, as the firm continues to grow its litigation practice across the Southeast. “We are delighted to have these new attorneys join the HBS family, and we look forward to nurturing their careers as they
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