Name: Thomas Culmo

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Title: Partner

When did you begin working at Damian & Valori, LLP | Culmo Trial Attorneys?

I founded my own practice as a personal injury trial lawyer in 1996, and we merged to form the new firm in March 2020.

In a nutshell, what do you do your in role (one sentence or less)?

Represent people in lawsuits to obtain fair and just compensation from those that have wronged them.

What projects or cases you are working on?

A variety of complex cases— including hospital malpractice, product liability, banking malfeasance and claims against insurance companies for wrongly denying to pay insurance benefits.

Why did you choose this profession?

I have always rooted for the underdog. I get great satisfaction from helping people recoup and reclaim what has been unjustly taken from them.  

What do you like most about your job?

Obtaining results for my clients.

What do you like most about Damian & Valori LLP | Culmo Trial Attorneys

We have shared values and a great team of people. There is great camaraderie and support amongst all the lawyers and staff. The team is stronger than a bunch of individuals.

Family Snapshot?

4 beautiful, smart and creative daughters.

Word that describes you:


What’s on your Netflix list

I love watching documentaries of accomplished people. I would highly recommend the “Black God of

First paying job:

Mowing lawns.

Your proudest accomplishment:

Being a dad.

What do you do when you are not working?

I am an avid cyclist.

Recommend an article or a book:

The Choice by Dr. Eva Eger

Embrace for Impossible