August 09, 2019
This article starts, "When the U.S. military enacted its Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, Thomas Prol was on his way to Nepal to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer. Even as a civilian, he felt the injustice—and on a Bangkok stopover on the way home, used it as an impetus to take his law school entrance exam. 'That’s when I decided I needed to be a lawyer,' he said. Prol joined Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. in Newark as a member on Aug. 5. Prior to joining the firm, he spent five years as a partner at Laddey, Clark & Ryan in Sparta. Prol has practiced environmental and land use law for the better part of two decades, seeing environmental work as a way to do 'wonderful things for the world around you,' similar to how he describes legal work promoting rights for the LGBT community, a community he’s a part of. Prol was attracted to the opportunity to broaden his reach with Sills Cummis’ statewide and national platform." Please click on the link below to read the entire article.