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Bruce S. Edington
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Bruce S. Edington is a graduate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, where he also served as an Editor of the Rutgers' Law Review. After graduating law school (1969), and serving as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. (1970 - 1972), he joined the law firm of Kraft & Hughes where he became a partner and continued at successor firms St. John, Oberdorf, Williams, Edington & Curtin; Robinson, St. John; St. John & Wayne, LeClairRyan, PC prior to joining Piro, Zinna, Cifelli, Paris & Genitempo as Of Counsel.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate, Construction, Finance and Mortgage Foreclosure Litigation 60%
  • Commercial and Communication Tower Leasing 15%
  • Environmental Law 10%
  • Land Use Law 10%
  • Commercial Real Estate Tax Appeals 5%

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1969
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1969
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1969
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1982

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1969
  • Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania
    • A.B. - 1966
    • Major: History
  • Naval Justice School

    Honors and Awards

    • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Omicron Delta Kappa

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Monmouth County Bar Association, Member, 1969 to Present
    • New Jersey Bar Association, Member, 1969 to Present
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Essex County Bar Association, Member, 1990 to Present

    Past Employment Positions

    • Seiden Wayne (merged with LeClairRyan), Newark, New Jersey, 1976 to 2007
    • United States Marine Corps, 1970 to 1973

    Fraternities/Sororities

    • Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Phi Alpha Theta

    Verdicts & Settlements

    $2 million present value policy limit structured settlement of serious motorcycle/truck accident with brain injury (pay-out anticipated of over $10 million)

    Approx. $2 million settlement to clients who were victims of the Labor Day Passaic industrial fire

    $1.9 million settlement for construction site accident causing neurological injuries

    $750,000 settlement for construction site accident causing ankle injury and emotional distress

    Over $25 million dollar anticipated lifetime structured settlement for infant vaccine injury claim

    Multimillion-dollar lifetime structured settlement of cerebral palsy claim

    $3 million jury verdict for delayed diagnosis of breast cancer

    $2.6 million settlement for birth injury caused by medical malpractice