Thomas J. Monroe is Of Counsel to our Litigation Group. He practices in the areas of commercial and complex civil litigation, trust and estate litigation and administration. He represents small businesses, family businesses and individuals. He has counselled and litigated matters for some of the nation’s largest financial institutions and corporations.
In addition to having appeared as lead trial counsel in numerous jury and bench trials before the New Jersey Superior Court, Mr. Monroe has appeared before the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division; the United States District Court, District of New Jersey; the United States Bankruptcy Court; the United States District Court, Southern District of New York; and the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York.
Mr. Monroe served a tour of duty in the United States Marine Corps from 1988 until 1992. A non-commissioned officer, he attained the rank of Corporal and was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal for professional achievement.
After his honorable discharge, Mr. Monroe earned his undergraduate degree in English from Seton Hall University and his Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law. He was honored with the Center for Social Justice Pro Bono Service Program Award. During his college years, Mr. Monroe helped run a small family business and, after graduating law school, served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable Mark A. Sullivan, Jr. (ret.) in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
He is a former member of the Seton Hall Alumni Association Board of Directors and remains active in the Seton Hall community.
He is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, as well as the United States District Court of New Jersey and the State of New York, as well as the United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts.
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2000
Seton Hall University, 1996
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division
U.S. Bankruptcy Court
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
New Jersey Bar Association
Essex County Bar Association
Navy Achievement Medal for professional achievement
Center for Social Justice Pro Bono Service Program Award, Seton Hall University
Seton Hall Alumni Association, Board of Directors
United States Marine Corps