Frances S. Margolis
Of Counsel

Telephone: 973.623.7043
Facsimile: 973.623.7780

Frances S. Margolis is of counsel to Tompkins, McGuire. Fran practices in the areas of bankruptcy, secured loan transactions, corporate, business and commercial transactions and residential real estate transactions.


  • Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., 1953)
  • New York University (1949)
  • Rutgers University (1948)

Professional Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1953
  • New York, 1981
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1953
  • United States Supreme Court, 1957

Professional Activities

  • Trustee and Member, Essex County Bar Association
    • Debtor-Creditor Section
    • Committee on Professional Relations
    • Special Committee to Consider Proposed Amendments to Code of Professional Responsibility
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association
    • Debtor-Creditor Section (Recipient, 1994 Award for Achievement and Contributions to the Bar)
  • Federal Practice and Procedure Committee, General Councill
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Trustee and Master, American Inns of Court (Bankruptcy Inn of Court of New Jersey)
  • Fellow, Fellows of the American Bar Foundation

Professional Appointments

  • Member, District Ethics Committee, 1977-1980