Thomas W. Farrell


Thomas Farrell concentrates his practice in insurance defense.  He is experienced in a wide range of issues that involve transportation, wrongful death, personal injury, construction defects, employment, healthcare, nursing homes and long-term care facilities, trademarks, product liability, and agriculture. Mr. Farrell represents insurance companies, railroads, trucking companies, retailers, restaurants and clubs, and medical and design professionals. Having tried over 70 jury trials and handling over 60 appeals, Mr. Farrell is a seasoned litigator.

Before his career in private practice, Mr. Farrell gained invaluable knowledge of the insurance industry while serving as in-house counsel for national insurance carriers handling general liability, auto negligence, personal injury, and wrongful death claims.

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 2011
  • Florida, 1997
  • Wyoming, 2017
  • Idaho, 2020
  • North Carolina (inactive), 2007
  • U.S. District Court, District of Idaho
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


Salt Lake City Office
175 South Main Street
Suite 610
Salt Lake City, UT 84111


JD: University of Tulsa, 1996
BA: University of Central Florida, 1993, Political Science


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Professional Associations
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Utah Defense Lawyers Association
  • Utah State Bar
    • Litigation Section
  • The Florida Bar
  • Weber County Bar Association
  • Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court, Rex E. Lee Inn, Northern Utah
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Presenter, “Must Know: Privileges and Conflicts of Interest,” 5th Annual Western State Regional Summit, 2019
  • Presenter, “Ethics,” 8th Annual Rimkus Denver CE/CLE Seminar, 2017
  • Presenter, “Claims Administration Act: Coverage Defenses vs. Coverage Denials for Claims Professionals,” Client Seminar, 2015
Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated