Steven P. Del Mauro

Overview

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, Presiding Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York 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 Second and Third Circuits. 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 currently serves as National Counsel for a major life insurer and Regional Counsel for several major life insurers handling litigation.

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 and New York State 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 and served as Program Chair for the annual meeting; the Association of Life Insurance Counsel; and the International Claim Association.

Mr. Del Mauro is a frequent public speaker on all topics involving life, health, disability, and ERISA law. Mr. Del Mauro regularly provides fraud prevention and other training to claim and underwriting professionals for industry clientele.  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.”

 

  • Listed in Super Lawyers® (2005, 2007-2009, 2012-2016), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Employee Benefits and Insurance Coverage. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).
  • Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Del Mauro its AV Peer Review Rating, its highest level of professional excellence and a Preeminent Lawyer for 2018.

Overview

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, Presiding Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York 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 Second and Third Circuits. 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 currently serves as National Counsel for a major life insurer and Regional Counsel for several major life insurers handling litigation.

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 and New York State 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 and served as Program Chair for the annual meeting; the Association of Life Insurance Counsel; and the International Claim Association.

Mr. Del Mauro is a frequent public speaker on all topics involving life, health, disability, and ERISA law. Mr. Del Mauro regularly provides fraud prevention and other training to claim and underwriting professionals for industry clientele.  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.”

 

  • Listed in Super Lawyers® (2005, 2007-2009, 2012-2016), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Employee Benefits and Insurance Coverage. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).
  • Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Del Mauro its AV Peer Review Rating, its highest level of professional excellence and a Preeminent Lawyer for 2018.

Education

Seton Hall University (B.A. 1980)
Seton Hall Law School (J.D. 1983)

Admissions

State of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, SDNY
U.S. District Court, EDNY
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
State of New York

Memberships

Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Association of Life Insurance Counsel
American Bar Association, Health and Disability and Life Insurance Committees
Defense Research Institute, Historical Society for the United States District Court, District of New Jersey