Paul W. Lanza



Paul is a member of the Casualty Department focusing his practice primarily on premises liability and auto negligence. Additionally, he has experience managing cases in the fields of commercial vehicle liability and construction, including multiple high exposure cases involving fatalities. Paul handles all aspects of civil litigation up to trial, including pleadings, depositions, expert discovery, motion practice and mediation/arbitration.

Paul attended Seton Hall University School of Law where he was a recipient of the Chancellor's Scholarship. While in law school, Paul completed over 200 hours of pro bono work in the Immigrants' Rights/International Human Right Clinic. Paul also worked as a judicial extern in the Superior Court of Essex County, Civil Division and as an intern in the Newark Public Defender's Office.

Prior to law school, Paul graduated from the University of Notre Dame, with a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish. He was a member of the Dean's List and Sigma Delta Pi (National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society).

Paul is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Dude Where’s My Driver? Regulatory Concerns of the Automated Delivery Vehicle and Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Callahan & Fusco Second Annual Continuing Education Event, Citi Field, June 2017

Cyber Liability, Callahan & Fusco Continuing Education Event, Citi Field, August 2016

Year Joined Organization


Areas of Practice (4)

  • General Liability
  • Premises Liability - Defense
  • Commercial Automobile and Trucking Litigation
  • Construction Injury Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(973) 618-4157  Phone
University Attended:
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, B.A., Majors: Political Science and Spanish, 2011; Sigma Delta Pi, National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, NJ, J.D., 2014; Honors: Chancellor's Scholarship; Clinical Work: Immigrants' Rights/International Human Rights Clinic; Activities: Seton Hall Law Mentor Program; Peter W. Rodino Jr. Society; Pro Bono Service Program: Newark Public Defender's Office; Honors: Dean's List, 2010; Certificacion de Sobresaliente, Certificate for Outstanding Achievement as a Spanish Scholar, 2010; Activities: St. Joseph County Public Defender Intern; Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures, Student Assistant Coordinator; Slice of Life Tutoring Program, Volunteer; Study Abroad: Fundacion de Jose Ortega y Gasset, Toledo, Spain
Year of First admission:
2015, U.S. District Court District of New Jersey; 2015, U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York; 2015, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York; 2014, New Jersey; 2015, New York
Proficient in Spanish
Reported Cases:
Published Works: The Implementation of Cyber Security Legislation: An Overview of the NYFDS and NAIC Model Laws, Claims Litigation Management, November 2017; How Secure Is Your Vendor? Protecting Yourself from Third-party Cyber Risks, Claims Litigation Management, July 2017; Preventative Cyber Defenses: Laying the Foundation to Minimize the Risk of Breach, Claims Litigation Management, April 2017; The Evolution of Cyber Insurance: How Did We Get Here and Where Are We Headed?, Claims Litigation Management, January 2017

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Roseland, New Jersey

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