Thomas J. Reilly

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Tom Reilly is an associate of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. and a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of employment and labor counseling and litigaton and education law.

Prior to joining Porzio, Tom served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Jaynee LaVecchia in the Supreme Court of New Jersey.  

Prior Relevant Industry and Governmental Experience
  • The Honorable Jaynee LaVecchia, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Morristown, NJ, Law Clerk.
  • The Honorable Joseph Paone, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part, New Brunswick, NJ, Intern.
Speaking Engagements
  • "Examining the Importance of Leave Laws in the Final Months of FFCRA and Beyond," Porzio Employment Law Forum, October 27, 2020.
  • "The Old School and the New - Considerations for School Re-Opening," Porzio Webinar, July 7, 2020.
  • "Ethical Issues Attorneys Face in Representing Cannabis Businesses," NBI's Marijuana Business Law in NJ, Newark, NJ, December 4, 2019; Princeton, NJ, December 5, 2019.
  • "Roundtable Discussion: The Opioid Crisis and Its Impact on the Workplace," Porzio Employment Law Forum, October 2019.
Opinions, Decisions and Cases
  • In re Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive Nos. 2020-5 and 2020-6, __ N.J. __, 085017 (June 7, 2021).
  • Matter of Ridgefield Park Bd. of Educ., 244 N.J. 1, (2020)
  • State v. Ruthnaswamy, No. A-000219-19 (App. Div. Dec. 2, 2019)


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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2017
  • New York, 2018


Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ, J.D., cum laude, May 2017

  • Associate Editor; Articles Editor, Seton Hall Law Review, 2015-2016; 2016-2017
  • Chancellor Scholarship
  • Excellence in Criminal Law Award, 2015

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, B.A., summa cum laude; History, May 2013

Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, New Jersey 07962

Phone: 973.889.4283

Fax: 973.538.5146