Thomas J. McNally

Mr. McNally began his litigation career in 1984 as a criminal prosecutor in the City of Richmond where he honed his trial skills on a daily basis prosecuting some of Richmond’s most notorious and violent criminals. Mr. McNally developed trial and investigative experience for six years as the City’s Chief drug prosecutor where he prosecuted high level and complex drug cases and was counsel to the police department’s narcotics unit. Mr. McNally obtained a wealth of trial experience prosecuting over 60 homicide cases over a two-year period as one of the Richmond’s primary homicide prosecutors.

Mr. McNally joined Emroch & Kilduff in 1994 and has limited his practice to personal injury litigation where he zealously represents people injured by the negligence of others. Mr. McNally has a wide range of personal injury experience including handling wrongful death cases, and serious bodily injury cases including spinal cord injuries, paralysis, loss of limbs, brain injury cases and serious truck and motor vehicle accident cases. Mr. McNally also represents injured victims of medical negligence.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia


  • University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, 1983: J.D.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, 1978: B.S.


  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


  • Virginia Super Lawyers 2013-2022

Past Employment

  • Office of the commonwealth’s attorney for the city of Richmond
    • deputy, 1993
    • assistant 1984–1993