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  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Jagiellonian Law Society
  • Philadelphia Bar Association


  • Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, JD, cum laude
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick, BA, summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
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Thomas J. Szymanski


Philadelphia, PA v. +1.215.569.5459 f. +1.215.827.5308

Thomas J. Szymanski’s labor and employment practice ranges from proactive counseling to litigation in federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Mr. Szymanski defends all types of labor and employment actions, including the defense of nationwide and single plaintiff wage-and-hour claims, discrimination and retaliation claims, and restrictive covenant matters.

Prior to joining Blank Rome, Mr. Szymanski served as a law clerk to the Honorable Timothy J. Savage of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Honorable Anthony J. Parrillo of the New Jersey Superior Court, Presiding Judge in the Appellate Division.

During law school, Mr. Szymanski served on the executive board of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy, and was a member of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court. He received the Rutgers University Human Dignity Award and the Rutgers University School of Law Pro Bono Award for significant service.

Mr. Szymanski is fluent in Polish.


Mr. Szymanski is a member of the executive committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. 


  • 2017, “Rising Star,” listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

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