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Upfront, honest, tenacious and dedicated; four words that clients use to describe Tim Ford’s approach to advocating on behalf of those involved in employment and commercial litigation. A steward of fairness and crusader for positive results, whether representing employer or employee; contractor or homeowner; executor or beneficiary, on all matters including wage and hour claims, discrimination, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, employee benefits, wrongful termination or sexual harassment, Tim gives clients a sense of security even in  challenging circumstances. As a member of the firm’s Business/Corporate Group, Tim acts as general and outside resource counsel for numerous business clients with specialized needs. Throughout his career, Tim has mastered an ability to deliver technologically sophisticated results, unique to each situation, without compromising the professional obligations and expectations of each individual client.

As a partner of the firm, Tim is an astute listener. He encourages his clients to be informed about each element of their unique case and to actively engage themselves throughout the process. This collaborative process creates a relationship based on knowledge, trust and reliability, enabling Tim to represent his clients with a highly personal vested interest in the results. Tim participates in the NJ State Bar Foundation Law Adventure program, facilitating local mock trials and mentoring creative thinking and problem solving skills of young protégés. He is a strong and involved community advocate, giving his time to educate on everyday uses of legal approach and protocol as well as the depth of services offered at the firm.

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Honors & Accolades

Tim has been recognized by the following:

  • Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers®
    • New Jersey Super Lawyers: 2021–2022
    • New Jersey Rising Stars: 2012–2020
  • “New Leader of the Bar,” New Jersey Law Journal,  2016
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Medal of Excellence, 2005

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), 2019 – Present
  • LeadingAge New Jersey and Delaware, Member, Education Committee
  • Health Care Association of New Jersey, Associate Member, Education Committee
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Information Technology’s E-Filing and Access Subcommittee
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Morris County Bar Association, Member, Co-trustee for the Young Lawyers Section in 2011 – 2017
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member
  • Morris County Chamber of Commerce

Community Involvement

  • Denville, New Jersey School District
    • Attorney advisor for the Mock Trial Club


Published Decisions

  • Dublin Bldg. Sys. v. Selective Insurance Co. Of Am., 2007 WL 3536735

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