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Michael Lizzi is a partner at Maggiano, DiGirolamo & Lizzi, and has lived in Fort Lee and Paramus, New Jersey since 1979. Michael Lizzi practices complex and standard tort litigation in the state and federal courts of New York and New Jersey in the fields of medical and hospital negligence, nursing home negligence, wrongful death, motor vehicle collision and highway design negligence, property and building defects, and defective consumer products.


Mr. Lizzi received his Juris Doctorate and graduated Magna Cum Laude in the top 4% of his class from New York Law School in 1991. Before receiving his law degree, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University in 1988. Before joining Michael Maggiano in 1996 as an associate, Mr. Lizzi worked as a litigation associate in the New York firm of Novick, Edelstein, Lubell, Reisman, Wasserman & Leventhal, P.C., joining that firm in 1991. He has also interned for the Honorable Marie Lambert of the New York State Surrogate Court, New York County.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Italian

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    25 years



Contingent (33%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christian K. Lassen II

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Christian Lassen Wrongful death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael J Maggiano

    I have worked with Michael Lizzi for nearly two decades and am still impressed with his skill in trial and passion for obtaining justice for our clients. I wholeheartedly endorse Michael Lizzi.


    Michael Maggiano Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Maggiano, DiGirolamo, Lizzi & Roberts, PC

201 Columbia Avenue

Fort Lee, NJ, 07024

201 Columbia Ave
Fort Lee, NJ, 07024



NYCurrently registered 199207/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mllion Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates2014
Best Lawyers-Best Law Firms Tier 1U.S. News2012
Best of Bergen201 Magazine2012
Top AttorneysU.S. News and World Report2011
Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMaggiano, Digirolamo & Lizzi, P.C.1999 - 2012
AssociateMichael Maggiano & Associates1996 - 1999
AssociateNovick, Edlestein, Lubell, Reisman, wasserman & Leventhal, P.C.1990 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
New York State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Bergen County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hudson County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Alvarado v. AlvarezTried to verdict of over $1,400,000
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Publication nameTitleDate
New York Law School Journal of Int'l and Comparative LawDelimiting the Jurisdiction of the World Court1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
New York UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
"The Ethical practice of Law in New York for New Jersey Attorneys."Ethics and Professionalism2015
Mundo LegalPersonal Injury Damages2011
Mundo LegalNY Labor Law2011
Peoples Law SchoolLandlor Tenant Litigation2010