A partner with the firm, Patrick D. Tobia has decades of experience managing litigation matters for clients in state and federal courts from the initial investigation through trial and appeal.

A former member of the Chatham Borough Zoning Board of Adjustment, he brings his experience and skills to represent clients in the firm’s Government Representation group as well as the Land Use and Redevelopment group, on issues including preference claims, fair debt collection and fair credit reporting, lien law, consumer fraud, construction, and easements.

Additionally, for the firm’s Commercial Litigation and Labor & Employment clients, Patrick leverages his transactional experience to resolve matters involving contracts, corporate governance, employment, restrictive covenants, as well as estate and probate.

Clients turn to Patrick for his practical and common-sense approach, and his eye to litigation risks and costs is of utmost importance to contractors, business owners, engineers, architects, real estate agents, and fiduciaries.

Patrick is currently a member of the New Jersey Complex Business Court (CBC) Rules Subcommittee, where he was responsible for writing the CBC’s rules. Previously, he was appointed by the U.S. District Court of New Jersey as a mediator and pro bono counsel.