Herbert J. Tan, is an alumnus of
the Pace University School of Law, White Plains,
New York. After graduating in 1996, he worked as
a contract attorney at MasterCard International
in Purchase, New York for the Global Learning and
Development Branch wherein he learned important
aspects of Human Resources, employment practices
and internal policies.
After two years, he then went to work for New Jersey's
largest law firm, McCarter & English in complex
mass tort civil litigation. Then, when the opportunity
arrived, Mr. Tan took a position with the firm of
Eldridge Hawkins, whose legal acumen includes more
than 30 years of fighting for the rights of employees
in the workplace.
Then, in April of 2000, Herbert Tan opened his office
in Jersey City, New Jersey. One of his first notable
cases was against the Hudson County Correctional
Center wherein he established as one of the few
attorneys to successfully attain a jury verdict
against the County.
Finally in 2003, he relocated his offices to the
historic National Newark Building.
Tan has dedicated his life's work to representing the rights of workers
through litigation and representation at disciplinary hearings. He is a
member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) whose
brethren dedicate their practice towards aiding employees in the