Thomas J. Snyder is a partner with the law firm of Einhorn, Harris, Ascher. Barbarito & Frost and devotes his practice exclusively to family law matters.
Mr. Snyder is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a member and Chair of the Family Law Executive Committee for the Family Law Section. He has served on various committees associated with the Family Law Section of the State Bar including, but not limited to, serving as legislative chairperson for the Family Law Section.
As a member of the State Bar, he has contributed to the New Jersey State Bar Association Aniicus Curie brief submitted in the matter of Lewis v. Harris, 185 N.J. 415, (2006). a landmark New Jersey case addressing the issue of same sex couples’ right to legally recognized marriage. As former legislative chair, he has testified on behalf of the New Jersey State Bar Association before state legislative subcommittees involving open adoption. He is the recipient of the New Jersey State Bar Associations Annual Distinguished Legislation Award for 2006. He has been interviewed on radio and television regarding emerging New Jersey Family Law issues, including appearing on NJN’s talk show, “Due Process”, as well as providing debate and commentary on radio talk shows WNYC and WWRL - 1600 AM, New York radio. He has litigated the following reported cases: Anyanwu v. Anyanwu, 339 N.J. Super. 278 (App. Div. 2001) and Steneken v. Steneken, 367 N.J. Super. 427 (App. Div. 2004) trial level--unreported.
A graduate of Seton Hall School of Law. Mr. Snyder has been licensed to practice law in the State of New Jersey and in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey since 1992. He served as judicial law clerk for the Honorable Peter B. Cooper, Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, New Jersey.
He has lectured on family law matters on behalf of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Foundation and the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE). He is also a member of the Morris County Bar Association. He is a graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and a former member and barrister of the Central New Jersey Inns of Court.