John L Zaorski
A finalist for the New Jersey Law Hall of Fame, John focuses his practice in the area of civil litigation, in particular, advocating for the rights of accident victims and those who have suffered catastrophic injuries. His legal acumen is augmented by personal experience working in the insurance industry, thus giving him a perspective that often serves to the advantage of his clients.
In addition to his work in civil litigation, John has extensive experience with workers’ compensation cases and also represents clients in employment law matters.
A graduate of Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, John recently achieved wide recognition for his work on a landmark LCMV birth defect case in which he obtained a $6 million settlement for a child who contracted Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus through his mother’s exposure to mice feces.
John is among the fewer than two percent of New Jersey attorneys certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. This is a designation granted to attorneys who are able to demonstrate sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge, and skill in civil trial practice.
Marie A Cappuccio
A trained mediator, Marie has successfully completed courses at the Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers and The Institute for Dispute Resolution at Seton Hall University School of Law. She has been an adjunct professor who has taught law school courses in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Interviewing and Counseling. With family roots in Hammonton, New Jersey, she serves as ‘of counsel’ to the law firm of Cappuccio & Zaorski, LLC.
Zachary represents individuals and families who have sustained catastrophic personal injuries. Zachary joined Cappuccio & Zaorski after serving as litigation counsel for one of the largest insurance companies in the country. His experience in the insurance industry, defending auto and premise liability claims, gives him a unique perspective that helps his clients achieve the best results. Zachary is a graduate of Rutgers Law School, and, upon graduation, served as law clerk to the Honorable Anthony M. Pugliese, the Presiding Judge of the Civil Division in Camden County. Since his clerkship, Zachary has successfully litigated hundreds of cases for both plaintiffs and defendants in New Jersey state and federal courts.