Richard F. Connors, Jr.

Telephone: 973.623.7496
Facsimile: 973.623.7780

Richard F. Connors, Jr. is a partner in Tompkins, McGuire and practices in the areas of transportation and trucking litigation, premises liability, automobile liability, professional malpractice (legal, engineering, architectural and nursing), employment discrimination, public entity litigation, security/alarm claims, construction litigation, products liability, subrogation claims and insurance coverage disputes. Rich has extensive experience representing individuals and businesses in personal/bodily injury and property damage jury trials. Rich has also acted as lead counsel in complex insurance coverage litigation representing some of the largest liability insurers in the country.


  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 1988)
  • Georgetown University (B.A., 1985)

Professional Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1988
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1988

Professional Activities

  • Member, Essex County Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Member, International Academy of Defense Counsel
  • Member, Trial Lawyers of New Jersey


  • Law Clerk to Hon. A. Donald McKenzie, Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1988-1989
  • Law Clerk to Hon. William L'E. Wertheimer, Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1988-1989