Thomas E. Switzer


(614) 469-7130


(614) 469-7146

Areas of Practice

  • Property and casualty defense
  • Bad faith litigation
  • Insurance coverage
  • Claim investigation


Ohio Northern University College of Law
Juris Doctorate 1996

Capital University
B.A. Economics and Political Science, 1993

Admitted to Practice

Federal Courts:

  • United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio

State Courts:

  • Ohio

Tom joined Smith, Rolfes & Skavdahl Co., L.P.A. after 16 years practicing in Columbus. He has concentrated his practice in property insurance law, with an emphasis on first-party claims, arson and insurance fraud, conducting EUOs and providing coverage counsel state-wide in Ohio. He is also experienced in property and casualty defense.

He is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Columbus and Ohio Bar Associations, Columbus Claims Association, and the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators and has served on the Ohio chapter’s board and as that organization’s president. Tom currently serves on the NSPII national board.

Tom is a frequent speaker who has presented at continuing legal education seminars, as well as numerous seminars presented by groups such as NSPII and the Ohio Auto Theft Investigators Association. Tom has earned the prestigious Martindale Hubbell “A-V” rating from his peers, who rank his legal ability as “preeminent” and his general ethical reputation as “very high.”

Columbus, OH

41 South High St.
Suite 2300
Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 469-7130

    Notable Experience


    • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Columbus Bar Association
    • National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators
      • National Board Member
      • Former President, Ohio Chapter
      • Former Ohio Chapter Board Member