Livingston, NJ
T: 973.863.7648
F: 973.994.3375
Practice Areas

Professional Liability Defense

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation Defense

Personal Injury Defense


Commercial Litigation

Thomas G. Rantas, Partner

Tom is an experienced and effective advocate who represents clients in a wide variety of complex civil, commercial, insurance and professional liability matters. He focuses his professional malpractice defense practice on the representation of attorneys and insurance brokers and agents. He also regularly represents insurers in complex coverage and bad faith disputes.

In addition to his litigation practice, Tom has significant experience in providing counseling to insurers and corporations on various legal, business and regulatory issues. He specializes in providing opinions to insurers on coverage issues involving all types of insurance policies.

Tom is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Also, in 2016, the New Jersey Supreme Court appointed Tom to the District XA Ethics Committee. He currently serves as a member of the committee.

Work Experience

Partner, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn LLP, 2009-Present

Associate, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn, 2002-2009

Law Clerk, Honorable John B. Dangler, Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court, 2002

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

New York

US District Court for the District of New Jersey

US District Court for the Eastern District of New York

US District Court for the Southern District of New York


JD, Albany Law School, 2001

BA, Rutgers College, Rutgers University, 1998

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