Mark Bongiovanni

Mark Bongiovanni: Attorney with Leary, Bride, Mergner & Bongiovanni, P.A. AV stamp icon
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Biography

MARK BONGIOVANNI joined the firm in 1988 and is currently serving as its co-managing partner. He is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the State of New York, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the State of Pennsylvania, and the State of Nebraska. He has tried in excess of 150 jury trials to verdict. His practice encompasses an extensive case load, including multi-party construction defect claims involving breach of contract, risk transfer, code violations, fraud, NJCFA, and insurance coverage issues. He also handles complex cases in the areas of products liability, wrongful death, trucking and transportation liability, environmental and toxic tort claims, professional malpractice, and wrongful termination. He has litigated a substantial number of cases venued in the New Jersey Superior Courts, the New Jersey District Court for the District of New Jersey, the New York State Courts, as well as before the American Arbitration Association (Construction Division), from inception through trial. In addition, Mr. Bongiovanni is experienced in handling appeals before the New Jersey Supreme Court and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals which have resulted in numerous favorable published decisions.

Mr. Bongiovanni has been designated by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board of Trial Certification, as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. He is rated as a “Prominent” Attorney in Construction and Insurance Law by Martindale Hubble and is AV rated in both legal ability and ethical standards. He has received the highest possible rating reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary and has been named in the Top Rated lawyers and New Jersey’s Legal Leaders as published in Wall Street Journal. He is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Middlesex County and Mercer County Bar Associations, the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Middlesex County Trial Lawyers Association, the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, the New Jersey Defense Association, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, and is former Chair of District X Fee Arbitration Committee. Mr. Bongiovanni provides seminars to clients of the firm and attorneys regarding contractual defense and indemnification issues, as well as developments in insurance coverage law. He is a graduate of Montclair State College and Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School.

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney

Areas of Practice (22)

  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Accidents
  • Contractual Risk Transfer
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Products Liability
  • Complex Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • General Liability
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Environmental Torts
  • Toxic Torts
  • Commercial Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Trucking Liability
  • Transportation Liability
  • Title 59 Entities
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-969-3712  Phone
973-539-2090  Phone
973-539-0806  Fax
www.lbtmlaw.com
University Attended:
Montclair State University, B.A., Pol.S., 1983
Law School Attended:
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1988
Admission:
1988, New Jersey; New York; Pennsylvania; Nebraska; United States District Court for the District of New Jersey; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Memberships:

New Jersey State Bar Association

Mercer County Bar Association

Middlesex Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

New York City Bar Association

American Bar Association

Certifications:
( Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney )
ISLN:
908923821
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (18 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.4/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.4/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Of Counsel on 12/02/13 in Construction Litigation

    Mark is a highly capable trial attorney who exhibits the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 11/26/13 in Litigation

    Mark is an experienced and skilled litigator who zealously represents his clients

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Affiliations

CLM

Cedar Knolls, New Jersey

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