Thomas   J. Major
Principal

Contact

Phone: 732.218.1775
Fax: 732.218.1835
Mailing: 99 Wood Avenue South ,
Suite 302 , Iselin , NJ   08830
Linkedin: Thomas Major

PRACTICE FOCUS

Thomas Major is a dynamic attorney dedicated to representing clients across a range of practice areas. He maintains practices in real estate law and landlord representation -- counseling clients in the multi-family and investment property industry. His advocacy is backed by extensive experience in all phases of litigation including the appellate level. With his skills as a first chair trial attorney, Mr. Major’s advocacy is marked by clarity and efficiency. His clients rely on his pragmatic and return-driven advice to protect and enhance their success.

Mr. Major is also an invited speaker and faculty on real estate and landlord-tenant subjects. These courses include:

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

  • Rampersaud v. Hollingsworth,  456 N.J.Super. 502, 195 A.3d 841 (2018). Representation of Plaintiff-Landlord in a precedential ruling which expands the rights of a landlord to evict a tenant for damage to rental property.
  • Ravi vs. DeRay & Noble, HUD-L-4665-16 (2016). Judgment, after trial, in client’s favor on contested prescriptive easement and adverse possession claims.
  • 845 Bergen Avenue v. Yang t/a Marcel Cleaners, A-1234-13T1 (2013).  Prevailed on appeal in a commercial tenancy matter involving a tenant’s breach of lease for violations of local laws.

PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

See More: New Jersey Property Management Blog

AWARDS & HONORS

  • New Jersey’s Super Lawyer’s Rising Stars 2019

Selected in 2019 to be included in the New Jersey Super Lawyers (Rising Star) list published by Thomson Reuters based on peer review and other achievement-based factors. Not approved by New Jersey Supreme Court.

 

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Grove City College
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

Activities

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Hudson County Bar Association, Member
  • American Battlefield Trust, Member
  • NY/NJ Baykeeper, Member

Posts

"Union City, NJ Expands Its Power to Require Landlords to Make Repairs"

On September 9, 2019, changes to Union City Municipal Code §329-32 “Security Funds” became effective. These changes expand the power…