John Gonzo

  • East Hanover NJ
John Gonzo

Partner at L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita and Contini, LLP

About John Gonzo

An attorney with more than 25 years of practice experience, John Gonzo joined L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, LLP, as a managing partner in 2015. From his office in New Jersey, John Gonzo works with a broad client base consisting of both private and institutional clients as well as a number of governmental entities such as elected officials, school boards, and police departments. Among his areas of expertise are professional liability and complex commercial litigation.

John Gonzo earned his B.A. in political science from Rutgers University, and his M.A. in international relations from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He completed his J.D. at Vermont Law School, and is admitted practice in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has been recognized as a New Jersey “Super Lawyer” every year since 2011 and as one of (201) Magazine’s Top Insurance Lawyers in Bergen County since 2012. In addition, John Gonzo holds the distinction of receiving an AV-Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell rating.

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Work History

Work History
Jan 2015 - Present

Partner

L'Abbate Balkan Colavita & Contini LLP

Education

Education
Sep 1987 - May 1990

JD

Vermont Law School
Sep 1985 - May 1987

MA

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Sep 1980 - May 1984

BA

Rutgers University