Daily, Thomas V.

  Hartford, Connecticut, USA
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Thomas V. Daily practices in the areas of complex civil and criminal litigation, internal corporate and government investigations and white collar criminal defense.  He represents both corporations and individuals in a wide variety of civil litigation, including business disputes, employment matters, shareholder litigation and insurance coverage, in court, arbitration and mediation.  In criminal matters, Tom represents corporations and individuals in a variety of capacities, as targets of investigations, criminal defendants, grand jury and regulatory witnesses and business and individual victims of crimes.  Tom also handles internal investigations for clients involving matters of statutory and regulatory compliance, and negotiation with regulators.  He has represented clients in matters involving health care, larceny, embezzlement, securities and export law, and investigated by the U.S. Attorney's Office, the FBI, DEA, HHS, SEC, States Attorneys, DPH, State Police and other state and federal regulators.  He also has conducted fact-finding investigations for both governmental and private entities in response to allegations of misconduct by organizations and their officers and employees.

Prior to joining Reid and Riege, Tom served for 12 years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.  As a federal prosecutor Tom handled the prosecution of the broad spectrum of federal criminal matters; from murder and narcotic matters to complex white collar cases, from the investigative and grand jury stage through trial and appeal.  From 2003 to 2007, he was a member of the U.S. Attorney’s Corporate Fraud Task Force, and prosecuted several mail and wire fraud, tax fraud, health care fraud and defense contractor fraud cases.  From 1999 to 2002, Tom was a part of the team that investigated and prosecuted official corruption cases involving the former Connecticut State Treasurer. Tom was also the Project Safe Neighborhoods prosecutor for Hartford, prosecuting gun and violent crime as well as heading the U.S. Attorney’s Office community outreach efforts in combating violent crime in the capitol city.  He also served from 1998 to 2007 as the U.S. Attorney’s representative in the DOJ Weed & Seed Program in the City of New Britain.

From 1995 to 1998, Tom was a Civil Assistant United States Attorney handling all litigation to which the United States was a party, including employment discrimination claims against federal agencies, medical malpractice cases against the VA and tort claims against other federal agencies, and affirmative civil enforcement actions relating to fraud against the United States.

Prior to joining the United States Attorney's Office, Tom was counsel with the Travelers, litigating complex environmental insurance coverage and extra-contractual damage cases across the United States.


Bar Admissions
State of Connecticut, 1988
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1988
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1995

University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude) 1988
University of North Carolina, B.S.B.A. (Morehead Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa) 1982


Professional Organizations


  • Member of the Connecticut Bar Association
  • Member of the American Bar Association

Community and Other Pursuits
Tom is a member of the Board of Directors of Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, is involved in the Simsbury Soccer Club and Simsbury Little League, and is a class agent for the Taft School Alumni Association.

Practice Area
Litigation, White Collar Defense and Government Investigations, White Collar Defense and Government Investigations, Environmental, Employee Dishonesty Investigations, Labor and Employment, Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation