My passion is for the practice of law. I enjoy trials and arbitrations, and representing clients aggressively and with attention to the client's needs, interests, and wishes.
When I take time off, I like to downhill ski (the steeper, the better), sail, and bicycle.
Languages Spoken: English, Polish, Spanish
Licensed since 1978
Contingent (30-40%), Free Consultation (45 minutes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Tom is one of the most competent, diligent and client focused attorneys I have ever worked with. I highly recommend Tom for any complex litigation or business dispute. Furthermore, I have witnessed first hand his particular expertise in medical malpractice and nursing home abuse cases. I would strongly recommend Tom to anybody in need of these services.
Jeffrey Halkovich Health Care Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I have been Tom Howard's partner for over 20 years. He is a brilliant trial lawyer with a thorough knowledge of the law and of his client's claims and he has an extraordinary abilitiy to make that knowledge accessible to the Court, to a jury and to his clients. He is compassionate and passionate in his work. I highly endorse his work.
Amie Gartenberg Estate Planning Attorney
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||N/A|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Certification as a Civil Trial Attorney||Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey||N/A|
|Partner||Kirsch Gartenberg Howard LLP||1988 - Present|
|Associate||Thacher Proffitt & Wood||1978 - 1987|
|Law Clerk||NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division||1977 - 1978|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||N/A|
|New Jersey State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Association for Justice, Nursing Homes Litigation Group||N/A||N/A|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|Meyers v. RCM Technologies||$8.2 million verdict for my clients, upheld on appeal|
|Morganroth v. Norris McLaughlin & Marcus||US Court of Appeals recognized cause of action|
|Fraser v. Brandywine Senior Care||Jury verdict for $850,000|
|New York University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|Law Education Institute||Nursing Home Negligence and Abuse||2006|