Timothy J. Ford
Timothy has been recognized by:
- New Jersey Rising Stars 2012
Timothy J. Ford is an Associate with the Firm licensed to practice in New Jersey and New York State and Federal Courts. He concentrates in several areas of law, and primarily in employment law and commercial litigation, representing both individuals and businesses.
Mr. Ford represents private and public employees in New Jersey State and Federal Courts as well as various Administrative Courts and agencies throughout the State of New Jersey. His representation includes matters involving wage and hour claims, discrimination, employment contracts and restrictive covenants, employee benefits, wrongful termination and sexual harassment.
As a member of the firm’s Closely-Held Business Group, Mr. Ford represents privately held businesses for their unique needs. He acts as general counsel and outside human resources counsel for numerous business clients. He assists business clients with the administration of employee benefits and discipline, and he prepares employment agreements and handbooks for many of his business clients. He frequently represents clients in litigation in New Jersey State and Federal Courts and administrative agencies. His goal is to ensure that his business clients adhere to the numerous statutes and regulations while allowing the business to operate in an efficient and profitable manner.
Mr. Ford represents individuals and businesses in litigation. He litigates various types of matters, including but not limited to matters involving contracts, estates, construction, tax, real estate, shareholder disputes and collection matters. Mr. Ford aggressively represents his clients in the New Jersey State and Federal Courts.
Mr. Ford is a member of the New Jersey and New York State Bar Associations, Morris County Bar Association and is active in the Morris County Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Ford volunteers with the Denville, New Jersey School District and acts as an attorney advisor for the Mock Trial Club. Mr. Ford is a co-trustee for the Young Lawyers Section of the Morris County Bar Association.
Practice Areas [ expand ]
Articles written by Timothy Ford [ expand ]
Bar Admissions [ expand ]
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2009
- New Jersey, 2006
- New York, 2007
- U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2007
Education [ expand ]
- Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York, J.D.
- Honors: Cum Laude
- Honors: Recipient, American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence, 2005
- The College of New Jersey, B.S.
- Honors: cum laude
Published Works [ expand ]
- Dublin Bldg. Sys. v. Selective Insurance Co. Of Am., 2007 WL 3536735
Professional Associations and Memberships [ expand ]
- 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
- New York State Bar Association, Member
- Morris County Chamber of Commerce
Past Employment Positions [ expand ]
- Carroll, McNulty & Kull, Associate, 2006
- National Basketball Players Association, Legal Intern, 2004
Volunteer Work [ expand ]
- Denville, New Jersey School District
- Attorney advisor for the Mock Trial Club
Blog Posts [ expand ]
- Drug Testing Employees: An Employer's Guide
- From Bad Idea to Breaking The Law: Employers requests for Facebook and Other Social Media Networking and Email Passwords May Soon Be Unlawful
- To Employers: If You Ask For Facebook Usernames and Passwords Proceed at Your Own Risk!
- How Long Will This Lawsuit Last? (What to expect as a party to Civil Litigation)
- New Jersey Trade Secrets Act: Same Package, Different Label
- I Won (in Court)! Now What?
- New Jersey Unemployment 101: What you need to know to collect benefits
- What Every Contractor Needs to Know: The (New) New Jersey Construction Lien Law
- The Aftermath of Hurricane Irene: Tips for Getting Your Home or Business Running Again
- Office Harmony: 10 Tips for Business Owners and Managers to Foster Better Employee Relations
- Caveat Emptor ("Let the Buyer Beware") Becomes Caveat Venditor ("Let the Seller Beware"): New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act
- Sexual Harrassment - How Employers Can Avoid Being Pinned AgainstThe Boards
- When the Whistle Blows, Play Must Stop - The New Jersey Whistleblower Act
- The "Playbook" - What to do when an employee has filed a discrimination case with the EEOC or the DCR
- Family Leave - Tough Acts To Follow
- Assisted Living Resident Agreements - Part One: The Financial Provisions (AKA if isn't isn't spelled out, you can't collect it)
- Employers to Employees: "You Can't Take That With You!"
- New Laws in New Jersey Tell Assisted Living Facilities: "Stay in Business . . . Or Else!"
- "Unemployed need not apply?" - Not anymore in New Jersey