Jeffrey A. Bronster is an experienced litigator, handling complex civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts for more than 30 years. His clients range from local businesses and individuals to international corporations, and he has litigated cases on their in behalf across the country, including the courts of New Jersey, New York, Florida, California, and Pennsylvania.
After receiving a Juris Doctor degree from the Syracuse University School of Law in 1979, Mr. Bronster spent 10 years serving as a state and federal prosecutor: first for the Office of the Kings County District attorney, and then as a Special Prosecutor for the United States Department of Justice, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, assigned to the Newark Strike Force. During that time he represented the government in more than 70 criminal jury trials, and he prosecuted such well-known organized crime figures as John DiGilio, Anthony Salerno, and “Matty the Horse” Ianniello.
After leaving public service, Mr. Bronster became a partner in the prominent litigation firm of firm of DeCotiis, Lundsten & Bronster, handling the defense of white collar criminal cases and complex civil litigation. For the past 15 years he has maintained a solo practice, focusing on civil and criminal litigation in Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, and Essex Counties, as well as in the United States District Court.
For almost 20 years, Mr. Bronster has developed a particular specialization in the field of first-party insurance coverage, pursuing lawsuits on behalf of New Jersey residential and commercial property owners against their insurance companies for fire, flood, and other losses. He has successfully represented policyholders on countless occasions against virtually every major property insurance company in the state, and aggressively advocates for the rights of the insureds.
- Supreme Court of the United States
- U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- New Jersey
- New York