Thomas R. Tatum


Business Litigation

About Thomas R. Tatum

With 45 years of experience, Thomas R. Tatum focuses his practice on the representation of title insurance underwriters and insureds, the resolution of disputed title matters and the investigation and resolution of real estate frauds and defalcations. His also represents clients in matters pertaining to liability insurance, defense and coverage disputes, and state and federal commercial and governmental litigation and administrative law disputes.

AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Tatum was named among The Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers Magazine, and Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine.

A member of the American, Florida and Broward County Bar Associations, Mr. Tatum is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Tatum is actively involved in the community and serves on the board of directors of Stranahan House, Inc.

Mr. Tatum received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law.

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AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Best Lawyers in America, U.S. News & World Report, 2016-2022, 2024

Florida Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2014-2015, 2020-2022

Top Lawyers, Fort Lauderdale Illustrated, 2022

Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2005-2006


The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Trial Law Section, and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

Broward County Bar Association, Trial Practice Section

Federal Bar Association Broward County Chapter

Stranahan House, Inc., Board of Directors


Florida (1973)

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


Loyola University, Bachelor of Arts, 1970

University of Miami, Juris Doctor, 1973