Thomas K. McCraw


Boston, MA
D 617.963.5979


  • J.D., The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
  • B.A., Middlebury College

Interdisciplinary Teams

Architects & Engineers Design Liability


Thomas McCraw is a Partner and Office Co-Chair of Freeman Mathis & Gary Boston office. He focuses his practice on the defense of professionals, including architects, engineers, surveyors, attorneys, and real estate brokers. Mr. McCraw represents clients in federal and state courts, in both jury and nonjury cases; before arbitration panels; and in mediations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Mr. McCraw has extensive experience in the evaluation, analysis, and implementation of defenses to claims made against architects, engineers, and surveyors concerning construction projects that range from property boundary line determinations to large public and private construction projects.

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Bar Admissions

District of Columbia



New Hampshire

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire


Representative Cases & Clients
  • Smith v. Jenkins, et al., 732 F.3d 51 (1st Cir. 2013) (vacating trial court’s award of damages against client based on improperly admitted testimony of plaintiff’s expert witness)
  • PNC Mortgage v. Agin, 508 B.R. 252 (D. Mass. 2014) (vacating bankruptcy court’s award of money judgment to Chapter 7 trustee for avoided interest in mortgage)
  • In Re Spodris, 516 B.R. 196 (Bankr.D.Mass 2014) (denying Chapter 7 trustee’s request for money judgment for avoided interest in mortgage on remand)
  • Parker v. Accellent Inc., 2014 WL 6071550 (D.N.H. 2014) (granting summary judgment to defendant employer on plaintiff’s claims of violation of ADA, FMLA, and state law regarding interactive process with employer concerning reasonable accommodation for disability)
  • Friolo v. Frankel, 373 Md. 501 (Md. 2003) (remanding plaintiff’s claim for attorney’s fees for calculation in accordance with proper lodestar principles)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • DC Bar Association
Client Successes
Awards and Recognition

  • 2023-2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
    • Litigation – Construction