Tom Conroy graduated from the University of Miami with a B.B.A. in 1971. He moved upstate to attend Florida State University, receiving his Juris Doctorate from FSU in 1974.
Since his admission to the Florida Bar in 1974, he has specialized in the defense of workers' compensation claims. Initially employed as house counsel of a major insurance company, Tom went on to become an assistant city attorney for the City of Miami. In this position, he began to acquire an expertise concerning the problems unique to municipalities and self-insureds.
Tom and Bruce Simberg founded the firm Conroy & Simberg, P.A. in 1979 and Tom continued to specialize in workers' compensation defense. Tom has been a board certified workers' compensation attorney since certification was first offered in 1988. From 2004 through 2007, the South Florida Legal Guide recognized Tom as one of South Florida's Leading Attorneys and he has recently been named a "Florida Super Lawyer."
In addition, Tom is a member of the American Bar Association, the Dade County Bar Association, the Broward County Bar Association and the Palm Beach County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Defense Research Institute and is on the Workers' Compensation Executive Council where he served as its chair from August 2006 to August 2007. He has served as a trustee and as president of the Friends of 440.