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Maurice W McLaughlin - Totowa, NJ

37 Vreeland Avenue Totowa, NJ 07512

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Updated: 10/06/2013

Totowa Complex Negotiations Lawyer


Maurice W. McLaughlin is a founding member of McLaughlin & Nardi, LLC. He handles a wide range of matters including complex negotiations, litigation and transactions. Maurice leads the firm's litigation practice. Maurice is admitted to the bars of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and the United States Supreme Court. He has practiced in state, federal and administrative courts throughout the Northeast.

Maurice brings a broad legal background from his many years as a litigator, prior to which he served with the Superior Court of New Jersey in Hudson County as a law clerk for Judges Barbara A. Curran and Frances L. Antonin. Maurice has considerable experience as a litigator, both in trying cases and negotiating settlements.

Maurice also serves as a mediator. He mediates disputes between private parties and is appointed by the Superior Court of New Jersey to matters being litigated there. The Superior Court has also appointed Maurice as a mentor to train new mediators.

Maurice has been an adjunct professor with the Public Administration Institute of Farleigh Dickinson University since 1999, teaching courses in law, ethics and communications. Maurice served as a United States Naval officer when he participated in Operation Earnest Will during the Iran-Iraq Tanker War. Maurice also served as a United States Merchant Marine officer.

Maurice received his bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in business from Mount Saint Mary's University. He received his juris doctor from New York Law School, cum laude, where he served as an editor on the New York Law School Journal of Human Rights. He received an LL.M. from New York University School of Law. He is a graduate of the Morris Pashman Inn of Court.

Maurice is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He is a member of its commercial and employment law sections, and Pro Bono Committee. Maurice was chair of the Pro Bono Committee from 2006 through 2010.

About Maurice W McLaughlin

Practice Areas

  • Complex Negotiations
  • Litigation and Transactions

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founding Member


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1995
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • Morris Pashman Inn of Court
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Member)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Commercial and Employment Law Sections (Member)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Member, Pro Bono Committee)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, 2006 - 2010 (Chair, Pro Bono Committee)


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
  • New York Law School, New York, New York
    Honors: cum laude
    Law Journal: New York Law School Journal of Human Rights, Editor
  • Mount Saint Mary's University
    Bachelor's Degree
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: Business

Past Positions

  • Judges Barbara A. Curran and Frances L. Antonin, Law Clerk
  • United States Merchant Marine Officer

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Public Administration Institute of Farleigh Dickinson University, 1999 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About Maurice W. McLaughlin

Included on the 2024 New Jersey Super Lawyers list

Past Lists

  • 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New Jersey Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Maurice W. McLaughlin on Super Lawyers


Office Information


37 Vreeland Avenue Totowa, NJ 07512


  • 973-256-3641

Accepts Credit Cards




  • New Jersey Public Employment Law, Gann Law Books
  • Drastic Changes to New Jersey's Tenure System, N.J. Law Journal, 25-Mar, 2013
  • The Questionable Validity of the New Business Rule as a Bar to Lost Profits, New Jersey State Bar Association Business Law Newsletter, January, 2012
  • A Justice Gap and a Bar's Response, In re Magazine, New Jersey Lawyer, 9-Aug, 2008
  • When Is a Volunteer Not a Volunteer? An Individual May Not Be a Volunteer and a Paid Employee at the Same Job for the Same Public Entity, N.J. Law Journal, 24-Mar, 2003
  • Voices of the Bar: Backlogged before the End of Discovery?, N.J. Law Journal, 30-Sep, 2002
  • Harassment Policies: How Safe a Haven?, N.J. Lawyer, 9-Sep, 2002
  • Application of the Continuing Violation Doctrine Under Title VII and New Jersey's Law Against Discrimination, Rutgers Law Journal, 16-May, 2002
  • Voices of the Bar: Disparate Impact Discrimination Claims Are Nothing New, N.J. Law Journal, Aug. 6, 2001
  • Holding Supervisors Liable Under the Law Against Discrimination, N.J. Law Journal, 3-Jul, 2000
  • Liquidated Damages in Employment Contracts, N.J. Law Journal, 6-Mar, 2000

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