Peter A. D'Arcangelo


  • location icon Newark, NJ
    One Riverfront Plaza
    Suite 800
    Newark, NJ 07102

Peter D’Arcangelo is an associate in the Newark office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Mr. D’Arcangelo focuses his practice on general liability litigation including material handling and heavy equipment accident cases; product liability; construction and workplace accidents; commercial premises liability; truck and transportation accidents; insurance coverage disputes involving first and third party coverage issues; and contractual indemnity disputes.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Mr. D'Arcangelo clerked for the Honorable Anthony J. Mellaci, Jr., J.S.C. in Monmouth County. As a law clerk, Mr. D'Arcangelo managed the judge's motion calendar and was responsible for conducting legal research and drafting written decisions on various evidentiary and discovery related matters. During his clerkship, Mr. D'Arcangelo also became certified as a New Jersey mediator and conducted mediation conferences between litigants to facilitate settlement. 

Following his clerkship, Mr. D'Arcangelo joined a prestigious Monmouth County firm and concentrated his practice in complex general liability defense matters on behalf of his clients. Mr. D'Arcangelo assisted in all aspects of litigation including answering written discovery, taking depositions, preparing and arguing various motions, and drafting Superior Court and Appellate Court briefs.

Prior Experience

  • Associate Attorney, Ronan, Tuzzio & Giannone, 2015 - 2017
  • Law Clerk, the Honorable Anthony J. Mellaci, Jr., J.S.C., 2014 - 2015
  • Judicial Intern, the Honorable Novalyn Winfield, United States Bankruptcy Court, Summer 2013
  • Law Clerk, Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, Summer 2012


New Jersey

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


Monmouth County Bar Association

Awards & Honors

Recognized as a “New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star” in the area of Personal Injury General Defense, 2018

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Widener University School of Law

Juris Doctor with Pro Bono Distinction, 2014

Pennsylvania State University

Bachelor of Science, Economics, 2011

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