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Thomas J. Coghlan

Thomas J. Coghlan

Associate, Commercial & Criminal Litigation

While serving as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Anne M. Patterson at the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Mr. Coghlan researched and wrote bench memoranda, proposed dispositions on petitions for certification, and assisted in the writing of opinions. Prior to this role, he was an Associate at Simpson Thacher, where he wrote briefs to several U.S. Courts of Appeals and assisted in numerous internal investigations.

Credentials

Education

Cornell Law School (J.D., magna cum laude)

  • Order of the Coif
  • Editor, Journal of Law and Public Policy

Rutgers University (B.A., cum laude)

  • University Student Assembly Senator

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Judicial clerk to the Honorable Anne M. Patterson, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Morristown, NJ, September 2018 – September 2019

Judicial intern to the Honorable Amy Berman Jackson, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Washington, DC, Fall 2016

Judicial intern to the Honorable Freda Wolfson, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, Summer 2015

Legal Employment

Associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York, NY, September 2017 – September 2018