Angel M. DeFilippo is a partner with Arseneault & Fassett, LLP specializing in civil trial matters. Since 1986, she has been a certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Her trial experience matters include medical malpractice, automobile products liability, workplace accidents and general personal injury. In addition, she has represented both Plaintiffs and Defendants in trials involving employment discrimination, will contest and real estate disputes.
She has served as President of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America - New Jersey (now known as New Jersey Association for Justice).
She also served on the Supreme Court Committee on Civil Practice from 1992 to 2004, on the Essex County Judicial Appointment Committee, as a Master of the Seton Hall Inn of Court and on the Emergency Guardianship Panel.
She has received the highest AV rating from Martindale Hubbell and has been named a New Jersey Super Lawyer annually since 2006. She has also been the recipient of the Essex County Bar Association Civil Trial Attorney Achievement Award.
In 2008 Angel obtained an $8.8 million verdict in a medical malpractice obstetrical case which was one of the top 10 verdicts in that year. She has also obtained a $3.9 million verdict in a medical malpractice surgical/anesthesia case involving diverticulitis. Her numerous settlements in complex matters include a $4.14 million case against Chrysler and its dealer for the Jeep Grand Cherokee exploding gas tanks.