Austin B. Tobin - Associate
Admitted to New Jersey and Federal District Court Bars
Mr. Tobin is an associate at McOmber & McOmber, P.C. Mr. Tobin’s primary areas of practice are employment law and personal injury litigation. He is admitted to the New Jersey State Bar and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.
Mr. Tobin has extensive prior experience defending employment matters on behalf of employers throughout the State of New Jersey. Mr. Tobin has litigated favorably on behalf of employers in several employment discrimination and wrongful termination cases. This unique background allows Mr. Tobin to be a zealous and effective advocate on behalf of employees who have been wronged by their employers. Mr. Tobin has a true passion for law and advocacy and now applies that drive to litigation on behalf of plaintiffs in employment matters.
Mr. Tobin also has experience as a personal injury attorney defending lawsuits on behalf of businesses throughout the State of New Jersey. He has defended many lawsuits which resulted in favorable settlements and won several motions which resulted in the dismissal of lawsuits on behalf of his clients. Mr. Tobin has also represented several injured clients who sustained severe and permanent personal injury as a result of motor vehicle or fall-down accidents and negotiated favorable settlements on their behalf.
Mr. Tobin earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from New York University, Magna Cum Laude in 2005 where he majored in Sociology and minored in Spanish. During college, Mr. Tobin also worked extensively at a personal injury law firm in Newark where he gained valuable, hands-on experience early in his professional career in personal injury litigation. Subsequent to graduating from college, Mr. Tobin attended law school at Seton Hall University School of Law where he graduated in 2009. While he was in law school, Mr. Tobin gained extensive legal experience working for law firms representing the injured as well Staff Counsel for Travelers Insurance where he had the opportunity to apply his legal education to the real world at a very early stage in his legal career.Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Tobin worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Dennis F. Carey, III, J.S.C. at the Essex County Superior Court. Judge Carey is presently the Presiding Judge for the Civil Division of the Essex Vicinage which is considered one of the largest and busiest dockets in the State of New Jersey. In this position, Mr. Tobin was responsible for all motion practice, including the scheduling, review, and analysis of all submissions, as well as extensive research for issues arising during trial. Mr. Tobin evaluated meritorious legal positions and articulated appropriate recommendations for court rulings, and managed an entire claims docket for litigation proceedings such as motion hearings, trials, settlement conferences, and case management conferences. Mr. Tobin also served as a mediator to disputes amongst litigants.
Subsequently, Mr. Tobin worked for over six years at Wolff, Helies, Spaeth & Lucas as an associate where he was responsible for the full management of numerous personal injury, employment, and construction defect cases, including the defense of numerous school districts throughout New Jersey and accidents occurring at a major supermarket chain’s various locations in New Jersey. In order to pursue his passion for representing clients wronged in the workplace, Mr. Tobin joined the law firm of McOmber & McOmber, P.C. as an associate in 2018.
He lives in Toms River with his wife, Rebecca Tobin, an Employment Specialist with the New Jersey Reentry Corporation which is a non-profit agency with the social mission of removing all barriers to employment for those reentering the workplace following incarceration. Mr. Tobin has a musical background in drums and a long devoted passion for Rock & Roll since a very young age. He has attended a large number of concerts in his lifetime throughout the United States, including many repeat performances from his favorite musical performers. Mr. Tobin is also a lifelong baseball fan and has traveled to many Major League Baseball ballparks.
Primary Practice Areas
- Age Discrimination
- Business Law and Disputes
- Civil Litigation
- Disability Discrimination
- Employment Discrimination
- Employment Law
- Gender Discrimination
- Gender Identity Discrimination
- HIV or AIDS Discrimination
- LGBTQ Discrimination
- Personal Injury
- Pregnancy Discrimination
- Product Liability
- Sexual Harassment
- Transgender Discrimination
- Unemployment Compensation Appeals