James R. Zazzali - Gibbons  P.C.

James R. Zazzali

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Mr. Zazzali has served as New Jersey's Attorney General and as an Associate Justice and Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Since returning to private practice, he has been appointed by the state and federal governments, federal and state courts, and litigants as a monitor, receiver, independent counsel, independent investigator, discovery master, and bankruptcy trustee for various institutions and organizations in both the private and public sectors. Mr. Zazzali advises clients on such matters as governance, institutional ethics, internal investigations, and appeals. He also has conducted numerous mediations and arbitrations.

He has served as General Counsel for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority; Chairman of the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation (SCI); Chief of the Appeals Division of the Office of the Essex County Prosecutor; and Vice Chair of both the State's Disciplinary Review Board (attorney ethics) and the Judicial Review Board. The State Department has designated him as a member of United States delegations to various United Nations Conferences in Geneva and Paris.

Georgetown UniversityBS Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.

Office Location

One Gateway Center
Newark, NJ 07102-5310
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation of the Newark Metro Area
James R. Zazzali has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation