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Attorney Profile

Attorney Steven D. Pertuz is a graduate of Lafayette College where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Law (1996). Prior to entering law school, Mr. Pertuz was employed at Pitney, Hardin Kipp and Szuch, LLP as a legal assistant where he worked with a team of attorneys side by side on complex commercial and environmental litigation matters.

While attending Seton Hall Law School, Mr. Pertuz was a member of The Sports Law Journal and Vice President of the Latin American Law Students Association. He received his Law Degree in May of 2000 and thereafter accepted a clerkship for Superior Court Judge George F. Rohde, J.S.C., in the Passaic County vicinage where Mr. Pertuz learned all aspects of civil motion practice and trial preparation and headed the Law Clerk Mediation Program for Landlord/Tenant and Small Claims/Special Civil disputes. After his clerkship, Mr. Pertuz was hired by the firm Stern Lavinthal Frankenberg & Norgaard, LLC where he focused on bankruptcy and debtor/creditor rights, commercial litigation and municipal court matters.

Since leaving Stern, Lavinthal, Frankenberg & Norgaard, LLC in 2003, Mr. Pertuz had relocated to Newark, New Jersey to open up his own law practice and focus on the above practice areas where for years he has provided personal and competent service for clients with diverse needs. Mr. Pertuz is currently admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York, the Federal District Court of New Jersey, the Federal Southern District Court of New York and the Federal Eastern District Court of New York.

Mr. Pertuz has been designated by New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star" for 2010, 2011 and 2012.