Tony has developed a diverse litigation practice, with concentrations in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Employment Law, and Estate Litigation.
In the area of Employment Law, he regularly represents both employers and employees in a wide variety of employment matters, including age, race, gender and disability discrimination cases, sexual harassment claims and whistleblower claims. Tony also has experience in representing employees in administrative hearings.
In addition, Tony provides counseling to employers and assists in developing and implementing effective employment policies, practices, and comprehensive handbooks to ensure compliance with ever-changing Federal and State requirements. Tony’s background also includes negotiating and drafting both employment and severance agreements.
In the area of Commercial Litigation, Tony represents corporations large and small. He has represented corporate officers, directors, and shareholders in breach of contract claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, shareholder/member disputes, including “freeze out actions” involving minority shareholders/members, and actions to dissolve limited liability companies.
In the area of Trusts and Estate Litigation, Tony represents executors, trustees, and beneficiaries in Will disputes, writings intended as Wills, undue influence/diminished capacity cases, accounting actions, and breaches of fiduciary duty claims. Tony is also regularly appointed by the Superior Court of New Jersey to serve as Court appointed counsel and temporary guardian to alleged incapacitated individuals.
He started with the firm in 2010 as a summer associate and continued working for the firm throughout law school. In 2012, Tony served as a law clerk to The Honorable Steven F. Nemeth in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division in Ocean County. As a law clerk, he researched all aspects of civil litigation. He also routinely mediated small claims, special civil, and landlord-tenant disputes to resolution. Thereafter, Tony joined the firm on a full-time basis in the fall of 2013.
Prior to obtaining his law degree Tony interned with the Honorable Ann Marie Donio, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of New Jersey. He also served as a student attorney at the Rutgers Children’s Justice Clinic representing juvenile clients in delinquency hearings, post-disposition reviews, and associated legal matters.
Additionally while in law school, Tony worked as a teaching assistant for a professional responsibility course, competed in the Hunter Advanced Moot Court competition, and volunteered in the Bankruptcy, Mediation, and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance pro bono projects.
Tony serves as a coach for the Holy Spirit Mock trial team.
New Jersey 2012
US District Court for the District of New Jersey 2012
Rutgers University (B.A., magna cum laude,2009)
Rutgers University School of Law – Camden (J.D., cum laude, 2012)
Tony was born and resides in Ventnor, New Jersey with his wife Jolea, daughter Isabella, and rambunctious rescue dog Ted. In his spare time, Tony practices Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.