2 The Art of Litigation

Thomas B. Decea is a seasoned trial lawyer who has tried many cases, both jury and non-jury to verdict. He is known for his adaptive litigation style and ability to select and communicate with a jury. Mr. Decea has also handled numerous arbitration proceedings before the American Arbitration Association, National Association of Security Dealers and New York Stock Exchange.

Born Harrison, New York, May 27, 1959; admitted to bar, 1986, New York and Connecticut; United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York; United States District Court, District of Connecticut; Second Circuit Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of the United States. Education: State University of New York and at Albany (B.S., 1981); University of Bridgeport School of law (J.D. 1985). Assistant County Attorney, County of Westchester, 1986-1989. Foreclosure Commissioner, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development 1994 to present. Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation; Creditor’s Rights; Foreclosure; Landlord-Tenant.