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Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi: Who We Are

We have a simple philosophy: We fight for you every day of every week until we obtain the money you deserve. Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi provides the most effective legal representation available.

As a client of Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi, you benefit from our:


We have been part of the New Jersey legal community for more than 40 years, and our trial attorneys have more than 80 years’ worth of combined experience.

With many years of experience, both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table, our attorneys ensure that each and every case is trial-ready. As certified civil trial attorneys, we are board-certified specialists in trial advocacy, and we understand the preparation and diligence it takes to take a case to trial.

We have collected more than $300 million for clients throughout New Jersey and New York. We have collected a number of significant verdicts and settlements since opening our doors in 1974, including:

  • $101 million for a construction accident case in which a 10-story parking garage collapsed, killing 4 people and injuring 32 others (the largest settlement of a construction accident case in U.S. history)
  • $11.5 million for a hospital negligence case in which a behavioral health facility failed to adequately treat a patient, who later murdered his wife, daughter, and stepdaughter
  • $10 million for a car accident victim who suffered a severe brain injury and visual impairment after being thrown from a vehicle
  • $7 million to a 23-year-old pedestrian who suffered a debilitating brain injury after being struck by a vehicle
  • $6.2 million for a commercial truck driver who was struck by another truck driver while pulled off on the side of the road


Our years of experience and presence in New Jersey courtrooms have cultivated a solid reputation in the legal community. Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi has earned a number of prestigious awards and memberships, including:

  • Inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers
  • Membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (of which fewer than 1 percent of U.S. lawyers are members)
  • U.S. News and World Report’s Best Law Firms list of 2019
  • “10 Superb” rating from the AVVO Lawyer Ratings service
  • AV Preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings Service
  • Michael Maggiano – Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Michael Maggiano – Best Lawyers in America list

Our attorneys are often asked to speak at legal events (such as the Meadowlands Seminar, NJICLE Central CLEFEST, and the Boardwalk Seminar), and we have been featured in 201 Magazine, Ten Leaders, Super Lawyers magazine, and more.

With this solid reputation comes a level of respect. Opposing attorneys and insurance adjusters know that when we take on a case, we will prepare it to the highest level. When Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi represent a client, other attorneys understand they must prepare the case as if it’s going to trial—no matter what. Other attorneys and claims adjusters know they cannot wear us out, drown us in paperwork, or take your claim lightly.


Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi is known for using the latest technology to work on cases. We pride ourselves on finding the very best experts to research and testify for your case, and we use the very best tools to communicate, brainstorm, and research your case. We work with high-tech models and accident replicas to prove your case in court, and we dig into the science behind them to understand your unique medical or physical situation. We pride ourselves on using new forms of technology, such as video depositions, to illustrate your case and give you a better chance of success.

We are proud to use our resources to pursue justice for our clients. We spare no expense when it comes to investigating your claim, putting together your case, and retaining expert witnesses. We advance all the costs necessary for your claim, and we do not receive any payment until we win your case.

Hard Work

Simply put, we get up earlier and stop later than the competition. Our clients mean everything to us, and we are relentlessly devoted to justice. Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi is proud to out-fight, out-smart, and out-spend others to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.