Salvatore D'Elia III


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

Salvatore D’Elia III is a partner in the Newark office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Long-Term Care Practice. Mr. D’Elia focuses his practice on the defense of long-term care and assisted living facilities. He has represented numerous facilities in claims involving decubitus ulcers, falls, medication errors, dehydration/malnutrition, tracheostomy management, and premises liability.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Mr. D'Elia concentrated his practice on defending complex medical malpractice matters on behalf of New Jersey hospitals, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare facilities. In addition, Mr. D’Elia has successfully defended various healthcare facilities, retail stores, and financial institutions in premises liability and personal injury claims. Mr. D'Elia is experienced in representing clients in all aspects of litigation, including taking depositions, preparing and arguing various motions, drafting Appellate and Supreme Court briefs, and obtaining favorable settlements and outcomes on behalf of his clients.

Mr. D’Elia clerked for the Honorable Joseph P. Quinn, J.S.C. in Monmouth County, New Jersey. As a law clerk, Mr. D’Elia managed the judge’s motion calendar and was responsible for conducting legal research and drafting written decisions for summary judgment and discovery motions in various areas of civil law, particularly in medical malpractice and general liability matters. During his clerkship, Mr. D’Elia also became certified as a New Jersey mediator and conducted mediation conferences between litigants to facilitate settlement.

Prior Experience

  • Seton Hall Circuit Review, Associate Editor


  • State Bar Admissions
    • New Jersey
    • New York


New York

New Jersey


Monmouth County Bar Association

Awards & Honors

Listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2023 "Ones to Watch" — Elder Law


Seton Hall University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2014

Seton Hall University

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism & Public Relations, 2010

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