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Michael F. Bevacqua, Jr., Partner

Michael F. Bevacqua, Jr.

Michael F. Bevacqua, Jr.

Partner

mbevacqua@mblawfirm.com

3 Becker Farm Road, Suite 105
Roseland, NJ 07068
Tel: 973-736-4600 x388
Fax: 973-325-7467

Mike Bevacqua is a talented and tenacious trial lawyer with a tireless work ethic, who has successfully represented clients in litigation throughout the United States.

A substantial part of Mike’s practice is devoted to high net worth matrimonial matters (Chair of the Firm's New York matrimonial practice group), complex commercial litigation, business litigation, and bank litigation. Mike has significant experience successfully defending business entities and individuals in enforcement actions brought by governmental agencies. 

In addition, Mike is an accomplished personal injury attorney, regularly securing significant recoveries for his clients, including many settlements in excess of one million dollars. 

Mike was selected by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the “New Leaders of the Bar”* (f/k/a “40 Under 40”). The New Jersey Law Journal’s “New Leaders of the Bar,” a special edition magazine published on July 29, 2013, featured 50 lawyers, all under the age of 40, who are emblematic of the next wave of leadership of the New Jersey Bar, based on their outstanding achievements so far in their careers, which clearly distinguish these individuals among their peers and signal greater accomplishments ahead.

Mike was named a New Jersey Super Lawyers “Rising Star*” in the field of business litigation for 8 consecutive years, beginning in 2007 and each year thereafter that he remained age-eligible for this distinction. In 2020, 2021 and 2022, Mike was selected as a Super Lawyer in the field of Business Litigation. He was chosen for membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 institute, which is comprised of the country’s top trial attorneys under the age of 40. In addition, he was selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyers in the State of New Jersey.  He was recently selected as one of America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.*

*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the New Jersey State Bar Association. The methodology for these awards can be found at: New Leaders of the Bar, Rising Star, American Society of Legal Advocates., superlawyers.com

Publications

  • "Insureds' Misrepresentation in Coverage Litigation Do Not Count," New Jersey Law Journal, March 4, 2019
  • “Placing Professionals in a League of their Own,” New Jersey Law Journal, March 2006
  • “Back to the Future with the Consumer Fraud Act: New Jersey Sets the Standard for Consumer Protection” 29 Seton Hall Legis. J. 1 93, January 2004

American Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Commercial & Business Litigation Committee’s subcommittee on Banking & Lender Liability Litigation

Overview

Mike Bevacqua is a talented and tenacious trial lawyer with a tireless work ethic, who has successfully represented clients in litigation throughout the United States.

A substantial part of Mike’s practice is devoted to high net worth matrimonial matters (Chair of the Firm's New York matrimonial practice group), complex commercial litigation, business litigation, and bank litigation. Mike has significant experience successfully defending business entities and individuals in enforcement actions brought by governmental agencies. 

In addition, Mike is an accomplished personal injury attorney, regularly securing significant recoveries for his clients, including many settlements in excess of one million dollars. 

Experience

Mike was selected by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the “New Leaders of the Bar”* (f/k/a “40 Under 40”). The New Jersey Law Journal’s “New Leaders of the Bar,” a special edition magazine published on July 29, 2013, featured 50 lawyers, all under the age of 40, who are emblematic of the next wave of leadership of the New Jersey Bar, based on their outstanding achievements so far in their careers, which clearly distinguish these individuals among their peers and signal greater accomplishments ahead.

Mike was named a New Jersey Super Lawyers “Rising Star*” in the field of business litigation for 8 consecutive years, beginning in 2007 and each year thereafter that he remained age-eligible for this distinction. In 2020, 2021 and 2022, Mike was selected as a Super Lawyer in the field of Business Litigation. He was chosen for membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 institute, which is comprised of the country’s top trial attorneys under the age of 40. In addition, he was selected by the American Society of Legal Advocates as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Litigation Lawyers in the State of New Jersey.  He was recently selected as one of America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.*

*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the New Jersey State Bar Association. The methodology for these awards can be found at: New Leaders of the Bar, Rising Star, American Society of Legal Advocates., superlawyers.com

Publications

  • "Insureds' Misrepresentation in Coverage Litigation Do Not Count," New Jersey Law Journal, March 4, 2019
  • “Placing Professionals in a League of their Own,” New Jersey Law Journal, March 2006
  • “Back to the Future with the Consumer Fraud Act: New Jersey Sets the Standard for Consumer Protection” 29 Seton Hall Legis. J. 1 93, January 2004
Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Commercial & Business Litigation Committee’s subcommittee on Banking & Lender Liability Litigation

Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2003

University of Scranton, B.A., 1997