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Thomas Smith Howard

  • Business Law, Health Care Law, Maritime Law ...
  • New Jersey
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Tom is one of the founding partners of the firm. He is recognized as a pre-eminent lawyer with over 30 years experience in the practice of civil litigation. Many lawyers regularly refer challenging cases to him in recognition of his ability and skill. Tom has an enviable record of outstanding successes in nursing home neglect cases as well as business litigation and contested probate matters. Although he concentrates in those areas, he also has extensive experience in handling malpractice cases, copyright and other intellectual property disputes, and admiralty work. He represents clients in jury trials as well as mediations and arbitrations. At all times, he aggressively pursues his clients’ goals, always mindful of the client’s interests and needs. His consistent purpose is to help our clients obtain justice and appropriate compensation of their losses. He is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” by his peers, and is certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He is a proud member of the American Association for Justice and its New Jersey affiliate, and is a long standing member of the AAJ’s Nursing Home Litigation Group. Gartenberg Howard LLP is a law firm based in Bergen County, New Jersey and New York City that concentrates on nursing home abuse and neglect, malpractice, estate and probate law, and business litigation. Whether you are planning for the future, entangled in a dispute or have been the victim of medical or nursing home abuse or neglect, Gartenberg Howard LLP will provide the legal expertise needed to protect your interests. Our approach to complex litigated matters, such as nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect, is comprehensive. We regularly handle cases that involve investigation, expert consultation, and family counseling to address mistreatment in an assisted living facility, nursing home, or rehabilitation facility.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Health Care Law
Maritime Law
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Area
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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  • English
“AV” Rating
Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association
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American Bar Association
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Maritime Law Association of the United States
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American Association for Justice
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New Jersey State Bar  # 037441987
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2 University Plaza Drive
Suite 400
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Telephone: (201) 488-4644
494 8th Avenue
Suite 600
New York 10001
Telephone: (212) 248-2936
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