Tom Flaherty Named to Lawyers & Leaders Class of 2023
Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC is pleased to announce that Thomas V. Flaherty has been named to the Lawyers & Leaders Class of 2023. Since 2017, West Virginia Executive magazine, in partnership with the West Virginia University College of Law, has been working to shine a light on lawyers who strive to do the best for their clients, communities, and fellow people with the Lawyers & Leaders Awards.
A founding member of the firm, Tom has a proven track record and is well respected by judges and peers on both sides of the bar. His style of service is described as “diligent, prepared, responsive, efficient and effective with great attention to detail.”
Some of his many achievements include Outstanding Service awards from the West Virginia State Bar and Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia and the Distinguished West Virginian Award. Flaherty has also been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 1995 and ranked as the No. 1 lawyer in the state of West Virginia by Lawyers.com for ten consecutive years. In addition, he has been listed among West Virginia’s Super Lawyers since 2007, is a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, earned an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.
Dedicated to supporting the legal community and his beloved home state, Flaherty has served on the WVU Board of Governors and as its chair, the visiting committee of WVU College of Law, as an officer in the West Virginia Bar Association, president of the Kanawha County Bar Association and the West Virginia State Bar and co-chair of the Campaign for Legal Aid, where he helped raise more than $1 million. He is also a founding member and original officer of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.