Steven P. Del Mauro - Partner
STEVEN P. DEL MAURO is a 1980 graduate of Seton Hall University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Legal History. He received a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. He served as Judicial Clerk to the Honorable John L. Ard, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the District of New York, Southern and Eastern Districts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He has extensive experience in civil and complex commercial litigation and appellate practice before all state and federal courts concentrating in the representation of life, health, disability, and long term care insurers, with respect to claims for benefits under individual and group policies of insurance, class action litigation, market conduct practices litigation, insurance fraud, and agent/broker liability. In addition, Mr. Del Mauro represents management and fiduciaries with respect to claims asserted under employee benefit programs and employment-related disputes including matters arising ERISA, ADA, NJLAD, ADEA, OWBPA, TITLE VII and FMLA.
Mr. Del Mauro is an active member in various bar and insurance-related associations demonstrating a national presence in life, health, disability, and ERISA law. Locally, he is a member of the Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey and the New Jersey State and Morris County Bar Associations. He is also an appointed member of the Historical Society of the United States District Court, for the District of New Jersey. He is an active member in the Health and Disability Insurance Law and Life Insurance Law Committees of the American Bar Association, and served as Chair of the Health and Disability Insurance Law Committee (1996-1997). He is a member of the Defense Research Institute Committee on ERISA, Life, Health, and Disability Law; the American Counsel of Life Insurers; and the International Claim Association. Mr. Del Mauro has also been named as a Super Lawyer in New Jersey.
Mr. Del Mauro is a frequent public speaker on all topics involving life, health, disability, and ERISA law. Representative papers delivered are: DRI Committee on Life, Health, and Disability Law, 1992, Topic: “Underwriting Under a Microscope;” Eastern Claims Conference, 1993, Topic: “Litigating Life, Health, and Disability Cases;” International Claim Association Annual Meeting, 1994, Topic: “Agent Misconduct;” American Bar Association Annual Meeting, 1995, Topic: “Health Insurance Fraud – Fighting Back,” which was published in the winter 1997 issue of ABA, TIPS’ publication The Brief; International Claim Association Annual Meeting, 1996, Topic: “Legal Aspects of Accidental Death Involving Gunshot Wounds;” Mid-West Claim Association Annual Meeting, 1997, Topic: Use of the Claim File in Litigation Involving Life, Health, and Disability Insurance;” International Claim Association Annual Meeting, 1997, Topic: “Remedies of a Life, Health, and Disability Insurer for Fraud;” Mid-Winter Meeting, Committee on Health & Disability Insurance Law, 2000, Topic: “Health Insurance Fraud – We Have Only Just Begun to Fight;” Co-Program Chair and Speaker, DRI Annual Meeting, 2001, Committee on ERISA, Life, Health, and Disability Litigation, Topic: “Make My Day: Fighting Fraud in Life, Health, and Disability Claims;” Mid-Winter Meeting, Committee on Health & Disability Insurance Law, 2002, Topic: “ERISA Review: The First, Second, and Third Circuits;” Annual Meeting, International Claims Association, 2006, Topic: “Insurance Fraud;” Annual Meeting, NHCAA 2006, Topic: “Insurance Fraud-Remedies to Win the War;” ECC 2007, Topic: “Incontestable Policies - Remedies for Insurance Fraud”; ICA 2008, Topic: "ERISA Basics"; ICA 2009, Topic: “Accidental Death and Suicide"; ICA 2010, Topic: “Proving Insurance Fraud”; and “Stranger Owned Life Insurance – Recent Developments.”