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Thomas S. Howard

Thomas S. Howard

2 University Plaza
Suite 400
Hackensack, NJ 07601
888-488-1002 (Toll Free)

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Tom Howard is a preeminent attorney with 25 years' civil litigation and appeals experience in the courts of New Jersey and New York. He has an record of successes in business and complex injury cases, and contested estate matters. He aggressively pursues his clients' goals, always mindful of the clients' interests and needs.

Leadership Activities

Tom continues to speak and to participate in programs for professionals and business owners on various business litigation issues. Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Tom its highest rating for his professionalism and quality legal work. In 2005, his peers selected him as a "Super Lawyer." He is certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Areas of Practice

  • Trials
  • Appeals
  • Arbitrations
  • Mediations
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Products Liability
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Contracts
  • Serious Personal Injuries

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1977
    • J.D.
  • Hobart College, Geneva, New York,
    • 1972 B.A.
    • Honors: Sutherland Prize

Honors and Awards

  • AV rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • "Super Lawyer"

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maritime Law Association, 1981 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey

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The Gough Law Firm, LLP
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Hackensack, N.J. 07601
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