Mark Casazza

Rudnick, Addonizio, Pappa and Casazza
25 Village Ct
Hazlet, NJ 7730
(732) 264-4400
www.rudnicklaw.com


In 2011 and 2012, Attorney Mark F. Casazza has been named a Rising Star in New Jersey Monthly Magazine, placing him in a select group of New Jersey lawyers under the age of 40. Rising Stars are nominated for the honor by Super Lawyers Magazine, the top 2.5% of the lawyers in New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Casazza has also been named as one of the Top 40 under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association, recognizing him as one the top 40 trial lawyers in New Jersey under the age of 40.

Mr. Casazza began his career with the firm in 1997 as a law clerk, wherein he assisted the firm in all areas of litigation, research and trial preparation. After his admission to the New Jersey bar in 1998, Mr. Casazza has been involved in all areas of both civil and criminal litigation in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey. He not only represents plaintiffs who have sustained serious personal injuries, he also represents employees who have been victims of sexual harassment, have been the subject of discrimination, and those that have been unlawfully retaliated against and/or wrongfully terminated from their jobs.

Mr. Casazza continues to represent criminal defendants in both the Superior and Municipal Courts. He has argued criminal appeals before the New Jersey State Supreme Court. He is also a former lecturer of the Hazlet Township Auxiliary Police on principles of constitutional law, unlawful search and seizure.

Mr. Casazza is also licensed to practice law in New York, and has represented criminal defendants in New York Supreme Court, as well as civil plaintiff's in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Plaintiffs' Personal Injury
Criminal Defense
Employment Discrimination
Commercial Litigation
Real Estate Litigation

LITIGATION PERCENTAGE

95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS

New Jersey, 1998
New York, 1999
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1998
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2000

EDUCATION

New York Law School - New York, New York
J.D. cum laude
Rutgers College - Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
B.A.

CLASSES/SEMINARS

Former lecturer: Principles of Constitutional Law, Unlawful Search and Seizure , Hazlet Township Police Auxiliary

HONORS AND AWARDS

New Jersey Rising Star as nominated by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2011 - 2012
Top 40 under 40 as nominated by the National Trial Lawyers Association

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

New Jersey Association for Justice
Monmouth County Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association