David A. Mazie

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Mr. Mazie’s adversaries are acutely aware that he will take his cases to trial if they do not settle for what he demands. His trial record is unprecedented as he he is the holder of the two largest personal injury jury verdicts in New Jersey history, and he is the only attorney in New Jersey to have ever obtained a personal injury jury verdict in excess of $100 million. Mr. Mazie has more than 60 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million. These verdicts are the landmark $166 million dollar verdict against the State of New Jersey’s Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) which is the largest personal injury verdict in New Jersey history, and the landmark $135 million liquor liability verdict against Aramark which is the second largest personal injury verdict in New Jersey history. His other landmark achievements include a $33.9 million New Jersey defective product settlement which is the largest product liability recovery in New Jersey history, an $18.5 million New Jersey birth injury malpractice jury verdict which is the largest birth injury recovery in New Jersey history, a $15.75 million New Jersey accounting malpractice settlement, a $12 million NJ medical malpractice/wrongful death jury verdict, and a confidential settlement in the landmark case of Ravin Sarasohn vs. Lowenstein Sandler involving claims of unfair competition by one law firm against another law firm.

Because of his many accomplishments, Mr. Mazie has received numerous awards from the most prestigious legal publications in the nation. In 2005, the New Jersey Law Journal named Mr. Mazie as its Lawyer of the Year; this was followed in 2014 with the New Jersey Law Journal naming Mr. Mazie to its Personal Injury Hall of Fame. Best Lawyers in America has named Mr. Mazie to its Lawyer of the Year list. Mr. Mazie has also topped the Super Lawyers list by receiving more votes than any other New Jersey trial attorney on the New Jersey Super Lawyers list for three straight years. He also has been named by Super Lawyers to its “top ten” list on practically every year the list has been published. Super Lawyers Magazine has described Mr. Mazie as a “Warrior” who is “relentless, aggressive and creative.” He has also been selected to Lawdragon’s list of the 500 Leading Plaintiffs Lawyers in the country. Mr. Mazie has received many other awards such as being named Lawyer of the Year by ACQ Legal and Corporate Live Wire Magazine.

Mr. Mazie is routinely quoted in newspapers and magazines, and regularly makes television appearances regarding his cases.

Omicron Delta Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Voted by his Peers the Top Super Lawyer in New Jersey as reported in New Jersey Monthly Magazine; Selected to The Ten Leaders of Civil Trial and Personal Injury Law of Northern New Jersey; Named to the Best Lawyers in America. Achieved the Largest Personal Injury Verdict of $135 Million in New Jersey history.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Car Accidents
  • Lasik Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Birth Injury
  • Brain Damage
  • Burn Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Wrongful Death

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
862-210-2708  Phone
(973)228-9898  Phone
University Attended:
Rutgers University, B.A., Economics, 1983
Law School Attended:
George Washington University, J.D., 1986
Year of First Admission:
1986, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1986, New Jersey; 1988, District of Columbia
Essex County, New Jersey State (Member, Delegates Council, 2004—; Fidelity and Surety Committee, 1991-2000) and American Bar Associations (Member, Sections on: Tort and Insurance Practice; Litigation); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Professional Negligence; Product Liability); The Association of Trial Attorneys of New Jersey; New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association; Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., November 17, 1961
( Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification )

Peer Reviews

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