An attorney with more than four decades of experience, Tony Tagliagambe is a Senior Partner and Co-Chair of London Fischer’s Strategic Risk & Complex Litigation Practice Group. He tries and defends major cases involving construction accidents resulting in personal injury, products liability, construction defect claims, and municipal liability.

Beyond his litigation prowess, Tony is a sought-after speaker and prolific writer, regularly sharing his legal insights about trying and defending cases with the younger, less-experienced attorneys. Within London Fischer, he chairs biweekly meetings on litigation strategy and the best ways to represent clients. Outside of the firm, Tony contributed a chapter on jury selection to the 2nd Edition of “How to Prepare and Try a Civil Lawsuit in New York,” published by the New York State Bar Association. He also taught a continuing legal education class on “Defending Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuits.”

Because of his outstanding track record and dedication to the legal profession, Tony has achieved “SuperLawyer” status every year since 2009, is a Top-Rated AV Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, and is listed among the Best Lawyers in New York City.

In addition to his contributions to the legal profession, Tony supports the well-being of his community by serving as a volunteer at BRC, an organization dedicated to transforming the lives of New Yorkers experiencing homelessness. He keeps mentally and physically fit by practicing Martial Arts and indulges in the arts, music, literature, and film, during his leisure time.

Representative Cases

  • Joe v. State of New York. (2022) Won both the trial verdict and appeal awarding $225,000 in damages to a 51-year-old asbestos removal worker who sought $10 million for injuries sustained from a fall from a scaffold. The claimant’s pre-existing injuries and the trial judge's finding that some claimed injuries were exaggerated led to a lower award.
  • Farrugia v. 1446 Broadway Associates. (2020) Won both the trial verdict and appeal granting $50,000 for past pain and suffering, $200,000 for past loss of earnings, and no damages for future pain and suffering or future lost earnings. Claimant had sought damages in excess of $10 million for injuries sustained in a fall.


  • Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel
  • Member, Committees on Products Liability
  • Trial Tactics Practice and Procedures
  • Vice Chair Premises Liability
  • New York City Bar Association (Tort Litigation Committee)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Super Lawyers New York Metro: 2009-2023