|Stern Thomasson LLP is a law firm which advises and represents consumers affected by debt collection activities including
enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act against debt collectors and defense against collection lawsuits.
|PHILIP D. STERN began in private practice in 1984. He is
licensed in New Jersey and the District of Columbia and has
been admitted pro hac vice in many United States District
Courts. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and
Benjamin N. Cardozo (Yeshiva University) School of Law and a
former adjunct professor in appellate advocacy at Seton Hall
His experience includes business and real estate transactions as
well as litigation including complex commercial litigation.
Throughout his practice, he has welcomed cases involving
consumers. Beginning in 2007, he substantially limited his
practice to representing consumers defending lawsuits brought
by debt collection law firms and pursuing claims against debt
collectors who violate the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices
In 2009, Mr. Stern became a member of the National
Association of Consumer Advocates, an organization fully
committed to promoting justice for consumers. Mr. Stern has
also been a presenter for continuing legal education on issues
related to consumer debt collection.
|In 2012, Mr. Stern was recognized by Inside Jersey Magazine in
its selection of New Jersey's Top Legal Minds. Since the time he
was first rated by Martindale-Hubbell in 1995, he has received
its highest rating, AV Preemnient.
Mr. Stern volunteers as a member of the New Jersey Bar
Association's Consumer Protection Law Committee and as an
attorney with the non-profit Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
Newark Legal Advice and Resource Clinic for Consumers
(NLARCC). Since 2011, Mr. Stern has been a presenter and
panelist for LSNJ's Continuing Legal Education program on debt
collection and FDCPA.
As an active member of the International Association of Lions
Clubs, a worldwide organization of men and women volunteering
to serve their communities, Mr. Stern served as a District
Governor in 2009-2010. He believes that cooperative
volunteering organized to serve local communities but
leveraged, when necessary, to provide global assistance
maximizes our abilities to improve the human condition and
serve the needs of others.
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Stern Thomasson LLC
150 Morris Avenue, 2nd Floor
Springfield, NJ 07081
|ANDREW T. THOMASSON is an experienced lawyer with a
concentration in litigating financial services and business
disputes on behalf of consumers, including class actions
involving state and federal consumer protection statutes. He
has developed an expertise in federal court litigation.
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