Thomas Loikith is a partner in Harwood Lloyd’s Commercial Department, concentrating his practice in financial services law, commercial transactions, real estate, and business law. Mr. Loikith has extensive experience in representing financial services clients, representing lenders and borrowers in commercial asset-based and real estate loan transactions, and forming and counseling small businesses.
Mr. Loikith received his B.A. in Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, from Montclair State College in 1975. He received his J.D., with Honors, from Rutgers School of Law-Newark in 1978.
Mr. Loikith was Law Secretary to Hon. Peter Ciolino, Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Passaic County for the 1978-1979 Term.
Mr. Loikith has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating 5.0 out of 5.0,
Mr. Loikith has been named by New Jersey Super Lawyers® magazine as one of the top attorneys in New Jersey for 2019. The selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Egan, MN. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. The decisions made by Super Lawyers have not been approved by the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Mr. Loikith was an adjunct faculty member, teaching principally legal research and writing in the Legal Studies Department of Montclair State University, and the first-year writing program at Seton Hall University School of Law. In recent years, he has spoken at seminars regarding commercial loan documentation, Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, and the New Jersey Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.
Mr. Loikith is admitted to practice before the courts of the State of New Jersey (1978), the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (1978), the United States Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (1981), and the United States Supreme Court (1982).
Mr. Loikith is currently President and a Trustee of the Bergen County Bar Association, and Co-Chair of its Banking / Business Law Committee and Corporate Law Committee. He is also a President and a Trustee of the Bergen County Bar Foundation.