Trial lawyer Nick Donzuso has joined the New Jersey office of Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman. Actively sought out by clients for his trial prowess, Nick brings to WSHB a wealth of experience handling the most complex civil litigation matters from inception to verdict.

“What attracted me to WSHB is the national reputation for solid results, a deep bench of truly talented trial lawyers, and an environment where collaboration and teamwork are valued,” said Nick. “I have watched with great admiration for years the talented people at WSHB, and I am thrilled to have found my forever professional home.”

Widely praised as a thought leader for his national practice, Nick brings substantial experience in the commercial and civil litigation arena to both the New Jersey and Pennsylvania offices. His dual admissions are valued by the many clients who rely on Nick for all facets of issues, ranging from risk management, litigation avoidance to bet-the-company litigation.

“I’m extremely pleased to have Nick join our partnership, his stellar reputation as a talented trial lawyer, value system and skills are a perfect match for the firm, said Daniel Berman, chairman of WSHB. “In speaking with our clients, they wholeheartedly endorsed and were enthusiastic about Nick joining WSHB. In fact, they echoed that his values are truly the shared values of the firm.”

Nick brings a national practice to WSHB, representing clients in all facets of litigation including product liability, premises liability, catastrophic injuries, construction defect, dram shop, trucking and transportation. He is well regarded for his sage representation of businesses of all sizes, but also those in the healthcare industry and commercial real estate.

“We like to grow the partnership organically, and bringing lateral partners is something that we do carefully and after great due diligence,” said Stewart Reid, firmwide managing partner. “After many discussions with Nick, and praise from firm clients, it was obvious that there was a great fit for Nick, his trial skills and leadership. I’m happy to call him my partner.”

In addition to his litigation practice, Nick also enjoys a national transactional practice focused on commercial lease issues. In this regard, he represents commercial landlords spanning from small business owners to some of the largest REITs in the nation.

Nick comes to the firm from Coffey Modica O’Meara Capowski, where he was the managing partner of the New Jersey office.  

Nick obtained his law degree from Rutgers School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from Arcadia University. He is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In addition, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Medford Adult Soccer League and Kingsway Youth Basketball and is a co-founding member of the WOBC charitable organization. 

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