Robert A. Scirocco, Esq.

Robert A. Scirocco attended Loyola School of Law, where he earned his law degree in 1980. He was the editor in chief of the law school newspaper, and while performing a clerkship in Washington, D.C., was the recipient of a Commendation from the President of the United States, for his outstanding legal contributions made in the assistance of placing ex-offenders back into the workforce.

Upon his graduation, he obtained a clerkship with a number of judges in Hudson County Superior Court, both in the juvenile and criminal divisions.He has spent his entire career as a litigation and trial attorney, having tried well over one hundred jury trials in both the state and federal courts.

After working as a partner at two mid-sized firms, he opened his own practice in 1994 in Budd Lake (Mt Olive Twp), Morris County, N.J. with emphasis in the areas of employment law/civil rights, personal injury, criminal law, municipal court, and consumer fraud, and is counsel to a number of local public entities, such as the Budd Lake Volunteer Fire Department.

Mr. Scirocco successfully represented the plaintiff in the seminal case of Cowher v. Carson & Roberts, 425 N.J. Super. 285. There, the Appellate Division ruled that an employee of a trucking company could sue his employer for the harassment he received based on the company’s mistaken belief that he was Jewish.

In 1991, he received his Certification from the N.J. Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, and is a Master of the Worral F. Mountain Inns of Court.

He is named in Super Lawyers, a publication which includes attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as nominated by their peers and through independent research.  He has also been recognized by New Jersey Monthly as one of the “Top Attorneys in New Jersey.”


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Mark Scirocco, Esq.

Mark R. Scirocco is the senior litigation associate at the Law Offices of Robert A. Scirocco, P.C. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Mark clerked for a judge on the Fairfax Circuit Court in Fairfax, VA. He is a graduate of the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. He achieved his undergraduate degree from Providence College.

Mark has extensive experience at the trial and appellate levels. He has argued before the Supreme Court of New Jersey as well as the New Jersey Appellate Division. He specializes in insurance defense, insurance coverage, construction defect, toxic tort, employment, dram shop, appellate, professional negligence, and premises liability law.

While in law school, Mark was one of 12 students selected to be a part of the George Mason Supreme Court Clinic and worked on several matters before the Supreme Court of the United States. He also interned in various capacities for the Federal Government including at the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, chambers of Judge Lawrence Block; and the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section. In 2012, Mark’s Moot Court team won First Place at the Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition at Elon University School of Law. He was named Best Oral Advocate in the final round of that competition, which was argued before a panel of current and retired justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Mark is a member of the bar in both New Jersey and Virginia as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.


Linda Fattorusso

Linda Fattorusso, fluent in Spanish, is our Legal Assistant and Office Manager. She has been a part of our firm since 1995. Prior to joining us, Linda worked as an assistant to counsel in a number of large litigation firms both in Florida and New Jersey.


Jessica Germani

Jessica is a paralegal with our firm, who attended Sussex County Community College and graduated in 2016 with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science Paralegal Studies. At that time she also received her paralegal certification. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society and LEX Honor Society founded by the American Association for Paralegal Education.


Carol Hartmann

Carol works part time for us and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Montclair State in 1984 and her Juris Doctorate degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1987. She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1987 and was the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Donald Collester, Jr., the Presiding Judge, Criminal Division, Morris County. She is a graduate of the William J. Brennan Inn of Court. She has practiced in several law firms and has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury cases. Carol brings her years of experience in assisting the firm as part of its litigation support team.

 

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