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Tom is Certified by the Supreme Courtof New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney who has tried nearly 40 civil jury trials in Bergen, Hudson, Essex and Passaic counties.  He concentrates his practice in personal injury defense litigation and public entity liability defense, including auto negligence and homeowners liability claims. Licensed to practice in both the state and federal district courts in New Jersey, Tom has also argued before the New Jersey Appellate Division.  Tom has successfully defended personal injury claims in which plaintiffs have undergone surgical procedures allegedly as a result of the subject accident. He has successfully defended cases involving complex liability issues, working closely with accident reconstruction experts and biomechanical engineers. Tom has also obtained favorable verdicts in auto negligence cases, even when the limitation on lawsuit threshold requirements did not apply to the injured party.


Languages spoken: English, French

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Insurance: 50%

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Chasan Leyner & Lamparello

300 Harmon Meadow Boulevard
Secaucus, NJ, 07094-3642


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2007
Rising StarNew Jersey Monthly Magazine2006
"40 Under 40"New Jersey Law JournalN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerChasan, Leyner & Lamparello2002 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hudson County Inn of CourtMemberN/A
Hudson County Civil Practice CommitteeMemberN/A
Hudson County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey Defense AssociationMemberN/A
Supreme Court of New JerseyCertified Civil Trial AttorneyN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
346 N.J. Super 424G.E. Capital Mortgage v. Privetera, et al2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Boston UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1996