TJ Nichols is an associate in the firm’s Newark office and a member of the Labor, Employment, and Workplace Safety practice.
Prior to joining the firm, TJ served as an associate with a firm based in New Jersey, where he focused his practice in litigation relating to discrimination and workplace safety.
TJ successfully defeated an order to show cause filed by an employer seeking a preliminary injunction against a former employee in New Jersey state court. He also successfully opposed a motion to disqualify counsel based on an asserted concurrent conflict of interest. TJ drafted numerous victorious motions in limine precluding a plaintiff's counsel from introducing certain evidence at trial. He also represents victims of domestic violence pro bono in seeking final restraining orders.
TJ graduated as salutatorian of his class, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, at Seton Hall University School of Law, and was a member of the Seton Hall Law Review’s Executive Board. As an undergraduate, TJ graduated from the University of Michigan with highest distinction, awarded to the top 3% of the graduating class.
TJ initially began his legal career as a corporate associate with a national AMLAW 200 law firm based in New Jersey.