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Thomas E. Rosta
Thomas Rosta

Thomas E. Rosta


Partner

Office: (317) 219-4611
Cell: (317) 910-9773
Fax: (317) 773-5077
E-mail: tom@metzgerrosta.com

Thomas E. Rosta is a founding partner at the firm of Metzger Rosta, LLP and practices in the areas of insurance defense law, including specialties in the following areas: automobile and trucking defense, construction defects, products liability, premises liability, medical malpractice, fraud, errors and omissions, insurance coverage, declaratory judgment actions, and bad faith litigation. He was born in East Chicago, Indiana on March 20, 1970.

He earned his B.A. in Government and International Relations, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 1992 and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, in 1995. He was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1995.

He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and Defense Research Institute. He has tried in excess of 150 trials to verdict in his career as lead counsel throughout the state of Indiana, including several cases involving traumatic brain injuries, paraplegic/quadriplegic claims, and wrongful death. Mr. Rosta has served as an arbitrator and mediator in matters related to his field of practice. He has also handled matters in front of the Indiana Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Real Estate Licensing Board. He was honored to be named “Super Lawyer” in the State of Indiana in 2016.

He has given numerous presentations on trial techniques, updates in tort law, for insurance companies on an in-house basis and also spoken at the following seminars for continuing legal education:

Hardball Litigation – Trial Techniques and Tactics (2001)
Should There Be a New Exclusion for Diminished Value of Automobiles? (2005)
Updates in Tort Law – Defense Perspective (2005-2016)

Areas of Practice:
Insurance Defense
Civil Litigation
Medical Malpractice
Trucking and Transportation
Premises Liability
Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith
Employment Law
Construction Defect
EEOC/Discrimination
Bar Admissions:
Indiana, 1995
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Indiana – 1995
U.S. District Court – Southern District of Indiana – 1995
Education:
Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1995
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
 
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1992
B.A., Government and International Relations
Honors: Cum Laude