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Tom Comerford

Adjunct Professor of Law
Senior Partner


Tom Comerford is a senior partner in the Winston-Salem firm of Comerford & Britt, LLP. He represents people who have suffered catastrophic injuries in North Carolina and elsewhere. A commercial pilot, Mr. Comerford flies his personal aircraft on many work-related trips across the United States.

Mr. Comerford is an active member of numerous professional organizations, including the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina State Bar, the American Advocates for Justice, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the American Board of Trial Advocates, and the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association. He is a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference. He is a master and board member of the Joseph Branch Inn of Court. Mr. Comerford is also actively involved in the American Bar Association, where he is a member of the Litigation Section, the Aviation Law Section, and the Forum on Air and Space Law. He is also a member of the North Carolina Aeronautics Council.

Mr. Comerford received both his undergraduate and law degrees from Wake Forest University, graduating with honors. While a law student, he served on the Board of Editors of the Wake Forest Law Review. Mr. Comerford joined the adjunct faculty of Wake Forest Law School in the Spring 2010 term, when he taught Advanced Trial Practice with Professor Carol Anderson.