Richard A. Grodeck

Richard A. Grodeck

Nutley, New Jersey

Trial attorney Richard Grodeck joined Piro Zinna Cifelli Paris & Genitempo as a partner in 2009 after serving for many years as a partner at Feldman Grodeck, also in New Jersey. A certified civil trial attorney, he represents businesses in contract disputes and shareholder actions. His personal injury work includes workers compensation, automobile accident, slips and falls, product liability and medical malpractice. He serves on the Advisory Board of Trustees of East Orange General Hospital and serves as vice chair of the Healthcare Foundation of the Oranges, a non-profit dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the disadvantaged. Grodeck graduated from Moravian College and Seton Hall Law School, cum laude. He is a member of the New Jersey Bar and is admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the New Jersey Association for Justice and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2009

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Complex Personal Injury
  • 20% Medical Malpractice
  • 10% Automobile
  • 10% Slips/Falls
  • 10% Product Liability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, Supreme Court of New Jersey

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. cum laude - 1981
  • Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1976
    • Major: History/Philosophy

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1988 - Present
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, Member, 1988 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, 2016 - Present