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K. Raja Bhattacharya

Partner
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CONTACT:

Emailkbhattacharya@benditweinstock.com

Phone: 973-736-9800 ext. 114

Biography:

Mr. Bhattacharya joined the firm in 2007 and became a Partner in 2014. His practice is primarily concentrated in Catastrophic Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and General Litigation. Mr. Bhattacharya has been lead counsel in hundreds of matters on behalf of injured individuals. He is a New Jersey Civil Certified Trial Attorney. He has received a number of recognitions, including selection to the New Jersey SuperLawyers’ Rising Stars List, the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 List, America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators’ List, and the Medical Malpractice Lawyers’ Top 25 List among other recognitions. Mr. Bhattacharya is a frequent lecturer for a variety of Bar Associations, including the New Jersey Association of Justice, where he lectures to attorneys on a range of topics related to trial and litigation tactics.

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Education:

  • Seton Hall School of Law 
    • 2007, Juris Doctorate with Health Law Certification
  • University of Texas at Austin
    • 2004, B.A.Double Major in Economics and Government

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey State Bar
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Practice Areas:

  • Business Litigation 
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury 
  • Medical Malpractice 
  • Workplace Accidents 
  • Products Liability

Awards:

  • New Jersey Commission on Professionalism - Professional Lawyer of the Year Award for SABA - NJ (2019)
  • New Jersey Law Journal, New Leaders of the Bar (2019)
  • New Jersey SuperLawyers Rising Star (2010-2012, 2018-2019)
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers (2014 - present)
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 25 Lawyers, Medical Malpractice (2017)
  • South Asian Bar Association of NJ Small Firm Lawyer of the Year Award (2016)
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys, Lifetime Achievement Award
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators (2017)

Affiliations, Memberships and Certifications:

  • NJ Supreme Court’s Model Civil Jury Charge Committee member (2018 – present)
  • NJ Supreme Court’s Arbitration Committee member (2018 – present)
  • New Jersey Association of Justice, Executive Committee Member (2017 - present)
  • New Jersey Association of Justice, Board of Governors' Member (2015-present)
  • New Jersey Association of Justice, minority representative to AAJ (2016- present)
  • New Jersey Certified Civil Trial Attorney
  • South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey, President (2013)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, member
  • District VB Ethics Committee, member (2014-2018)
  • Hudson County Ethics Committee (2018 – present)
  • Riverpark Condominium Association Trustee (2009 – present)
  • American Association of Justice, member (2016 – present)
  • South Asian American Caucus of the New Jersey State Democratic Committee, Steering Committee Member (2014 – present)
  • Selective Service Board Member, Hudson County (2017 – present)

Languages:

  • Bengali (fluent)

Representative Matters/Decisions:

  • Gupta v. Asha Enterprises, 422 N.J. Super. 136 (App. Div. 2011)
  • Moffatt v. Parsippany Troy Hills Board of Education, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, A-3725-16T1 (2018)
  • Maison v. NJ Transit, 460 N.J. Super. 222 (App. Div. 2019).

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