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Thomas  Paschos, Esq.
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South Jersey Attorney
Thomas Paschos, Esq.

Phone: 856.528.9811

Email: tpaschos@paschoslaw.com

Languages: English

Leadership:

Thomas Paschos represents, amongst others, corporate officers, physicians, dentists, nursing homes, lawyers, accountants, product manufacturers, insurance agents and brokers, architects and engineers, contractors, transportation companies and insurance companies.

He has been awarded an AV Preeminent  rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which identifies a lawyer with a very high to preeminent legal ability. As the managing partner of Thomas Paschos & Associates, P.C., he is responsible for managing the firm’s offices, one of which is in Haddonfield, NJ.  The firm is a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, and Tom is the former Chairman of the Professional Liability Practice Group, and also serves on the Executive Committee of Primerus’ Employment and Labor Group. Also, he is formerly the chair for the Lawyers Professional Practice Group of the Professional Liability Defense Federation. In 2014 he was selected as one of Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers. He is also an ARIAS –U.S. Certified Arbitrator.

Tom is the author of numerous insurance industry publications and the presenter of in house presentations for insurance clients. He advises insurance companies in loss prevention strategies and has provided in house presentations in preventing and defending bad faith actions in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He  has been a moderator  and/or a presenter in the field of professional liability and employment practices liability matters  for Primerus, PLUS, CLM, and the Professional Liability Defense Federation. In addition, he is the co-author of one of the chapters, on valuations,  of the recent book entitled: Insurance Agency Risk Management; E & O Exposures in the Sales Process, 2014  Edition, Series 2, published by Thomson Reuters, 2014.

Tom is a graduate of Temple University School of Law, from where he received his J.D. in 1985, and L.L.M. Trial Advocacy in 1998, and Drexel University where he received his B.S. in 1982. He is admitted to practice in the federal and state courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, and has a state wide practice in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 

Education:

  • Temple University School of Law; J.D. 1985
    L.L.M. in Trial Advocacy, 1998
  • Drexel University; Bachelor of Science
    in Business Administration, 1982

Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania-1985
  • New Jersey-1986
  • U.S.D.C. Eastern District of PA-1986
  • U.S.D.C. Middle District of PA-2001
  • U.S.D.C. New Jersey-1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit-1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court-1989

Areas of Practice:

  • Accounting Malpractice
  • Agents and Brokers
  • Architects and Engineers
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Civil Rights Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Truck Accident Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Condominium Associations
  • Construction Litigation
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Directors and Officers
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Engineers and Contractors
  • Environmental Consultants
  • Environmental Litigation
  • General Property and Casualty Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lessors Contingent Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Public Officials
  • Specialty Errors and Omissions
  • Subrogation
  • Transportation Litigation

Member:

  • Primerus
    Professional Liability Practice Group, Past Chair
    Labor & Employment Group, Committee Member
  • Professional Liability Underwriters Society
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation
    Chair – Lawyers Professional Practice Group
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Saint Thomas Moore Society of Philadelphia
    Board of Directors, 2002-Present
  • American Hellenic Lawyers Association
    President 2001-2003
    Chairman, Board of Directors, 2004-2005

Articles & Publications:

  • Third Circuit Upholds FLSA Claims Against Successor Entity - Thomas Paschos (Paradigm Fall 2014)
  • Best Strategies Defending Employment Retaliation Claims in New Jersey (Paradigm Winter 2014)
  • Article: “The Preservation of the Attorney-Client Privilege by Corporate Counsel”Paradigm Magazine – International Society of Primerus Law Firms, Winter 2012;
  • Article: “‘Mixed Motives’ Claim Eliminated Under the Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act,” PLUS Journal, September 2009, Volume XXII, Number 9; Co- Author
  • Article: “Understanding and Preventing Professional Negligence Actions,” before Minimizing Engineering Liability Seminar, in conjunction with Half Moon LLC, Fort Washington, PA, December 19, 2008; Co-Author
  • Recent Changes in Employment Law Decisions, presented before Insurance Broker Seminar, in conjunction with Navigators, Beazley, and Markel, April, 2008
  • Article: “A Claim of Malicious Abuse of Process Requires Proof That the Attorney Acted For His or Her Own Purpose,” PLUS Journal, February 2008, Volume XXI, Number 2; Co-Author
  • “Current Issues Impacting Insurance Defense Practice,” National Business Institute, November 2007; Co-Author
  • Article: “LAD Retaliation Claimants Must Prove Good Faith: Key Decision Makes It More Difficult To Prove LAD Claims In New Jersey And Easier For Employers To Defend,” PLUS Journal, June 2007, Volume XX, Number 6; Co-Author
  • Human Resource Policies that Prevent Lawsuits, National Business Institute, September, 2006; Co-Author
  • Current Issues Impacting Insurance Defense Practice in New Jersey, National Business Institute, November, 2006; Co-Author
  • Current Issues Impacting Insurance Defense Practice, National Business Institute, October 2005; Co-Author
  • Practical Guide to Federal Court Rules and Procedures, National Business Institute, 2003; Co-Author
  • Trying the Wrongful Death Case in Pennsylvania, Strategies in Preparation and Valuation, National Business Institute, 1999; Co-Author

Presentations & Seminars:

  • 23rd Annual PLUS International Conference, Moderator, Topic: “Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act”, November, 2012;
  • 5th Annual – National Directors and Officers Insurance ExecuSummit, “Fiduciary Failures in Non-Profit Organizations”, Uncasville, CT, May, 2009
  • “Minimizing Engineering Liability”, Fort Washington, PA, December 19, 2008;
  • 4th Annual – National Errors and Omissions Insurance ExecuSummit, Topic: “The Pros & Cons of Potential Federal Insurance Regulations,” New York City, NY, July 2008;
  • “Recent Changes in Employment Law Decisions,” presented before Insurance Broker Seminar, in conjunction with Navigators, Beazley, and Markel, April, 2008;
  • “Current Issues Impacting Insurance Defense Practice,” presented in Cherry Hill, N.J., National Business Institute, November 2007;
  • 20th Annual PLUS International Conference, Moderator, Topic: “Employment Law and Retaliation Actions,” Washington, D.C., November, 2007;
  • Hartford Insurance Company’s Claim Offsite Meeting, Topic: “Recent Employment Law Decisions,” Florham Park, N.J., September, 2007;
  • “Human Resource Policies that Prevent Lawsuits,” presented in Philadelphia, Pa., National Business Institute, September, 2006;
  • “Current Issues Impacting Insurance Defense Practice in New Jersey,” presented in Cherry Hill, N.J., National Business Institute, November, 2006;
  • “Current Issues Impacting Insurance Defense Practice,” presented in Cherry Hill, N.J., National Business Institute, October 2005;
  • PLUS E&O Non-Medical Symposium, Moderator, Topic: “E&O Lawsuits and Strict Liability Applications”, presented in Philadelphia, Pa., May, 2005;
  • “Practical Guide to Federal Court Rules and Procedures,” presented in Cherry Hill, N.J., National Business Institute, 2003;
  • “Trying the Wrongful Death Case in Pennsylvania, Strategies in Preparation and Valuation”, presented in Philadelphia, Pa., National Business Institute, 1999.

Webinars:

  • “Current Issues Involving Employment Law Litigation” presented for the International Society Primerus Law Firms, November, 2009;
  • “Wage and Hour Litigation” presented for the International Society of Primerus Law Firms, January, 2012

Reported Cases:

  • Hyde Athletic Industries, Inc. v. Continental Casualty Co., 969 F.Supp. 289 (1997)
  • Gaskill v. Active Environmental Technologies, Inc., 360 N.J. Super. 530, 823 A.2d 878 (2003)
  • Decisions of the Court referenced in a “Table of Decisions Without Reported Opinions” Curtis Thomas v. Sandy Larson, Valerie Shimbaum, Art Karone, Riverside/ Brandywine, Northwestern Human Services, 281 F.3d 224 (2001)
  • Anorve v. Hudson County Motors, Inc., and Volvo Commercial Financial, 182 N.J. 629, 868 A.2d 1032 (2005)

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Thomas Paschos & Associates, P.C.

30 North Haddon Avenue, Suite 200
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
United States

Law Firm Contact: Thomas Paschos

Tel: 856.528.9811

Fax: 856.354.6040

Website: www.paschoslaw.com

Member Since: 2008

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