Practice Areas


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D.
  • t. Thomas Aquinas College, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


Thomas McConnell is an associate in the firm’s Family Law Group and Litigation Department. He handles a variety of family law-related matters, including divorce, custody and parenting time, interstate and international custody/kidnapping disputes, child support, domestic violence, pre-nuptial and mid-marital agreements, appeals, adoptions, palimony and dissolution of civil unions. His practice ranges from handling uncontested matters to litigating the most complex, high-conflict and large asset divorce cases. He also handles contested probate matters, as well as litigation matters involving employment law, discrimination, contract law and business disputes. In addition to his trial experience, he has also litigated numerous appellate matters and has been named as counsel in numerous matters that have resulted in published and unpublished decisions.

Thomas serves as a Barrister in the Barry I. Croland Family Law Inn of Court, assisting newly-admitted to practice attorneys, is a Panelist in the Bergen County Matrimonial Early Settlement Program, a member of the Bergen County Family Law Committee and volunteers time to the Bergen County Alternatives to Domestic Violence Program, representing indigent victims of domestic violence. He has lectured on family law issues. He was included on the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2009 and 2010 and New Jersey Super Lawyers in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019; he was also named by (201) Magazine as a “Best Lawyer” in the field of custody law. He is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association.

Tom served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ellen L. Koblitz, Presiding Judge, Family Part, Bergen County.

Tom is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Bergen County Bar Association. Tom was selected for inclusion in the New Jersey Law Journal’s “40 under 40” in 2011. He has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.


Phone: 201-562-1061
Assistant: Lisa DiPasquale