John G. DeSimone, Esquire

John is the Managing Member of DeSimone Law Offices, LLC (1999; f/k/a John G. DeSimone, LLC). His general practice includes: Plaintiff/Defense litigation in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey; United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; Superior Court of New Jersey – Chancery, Civil and Criminal Divisions, New Jersey Worker’s Compensation Court; Administrative Law Division; New Jersey Tax Court and Municipal Courts.

Bar Admission

New Jersey (12/15/1997)
U.S. Federal Courts (10/31/2002)


  • Juris Doctorate (JD) Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE
  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Business Administration Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
  • Kingsway Regional High School, Woolwich Township, NJ
  • 22 years Attorney in Good Standing


  • Past President, Former Trustee and present member of Gloucester County Bar Association
  • Member and former Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Trained as Civil Court Mediator (R.1:40)
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Appointed to District IV Ethics Committee
  • Condemnation Commissioner
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment Solicitor and Conflict Solicitor in two municipalities

DeSimone Law Offices, LLC includes Estate planning and administration, probate litigation, commercial/residential real estate and transactional work, Plaintiff and Defendant litigation and e-filling. John has represented creditors in Chapter 11 small business restaurant bankruptcies and provided defense work to a major hotel chain on workplace injury cases. John also provides consulting services, formed companies for business owners, defended businesses and individuals in foreclosures, prepared lease agreements for businesses and individuals, and prosecuted and defended lease agreements. Additionally, John has prosecuted oppressed shareholder actions and has represented parties in business dissolutions, buy-outs and other corporate matters.

John’s first career was in the hotel industry with Hyatt Hotels and was nominated for the prestigious Donald Pritzker General Manager of the Year award in 1988. In spite of his success, John’s first love was law, so at 36 years of age, John left Hyatt and embarked on the study of law.

Additional Prior Legal Experience

  • Becker & Duffield Law Offices, Woodbury, NJ
    Associate Attorney – Matrimonial Practice
  • Genora Rosypal, Esquire, Bridgeton, NJ
    Law Clerk – General Practice
  • Superior Court of New Jersey (Cumberland County), Bridgeton, NJ
    Law Clerk – Honorable John Tomasello, J.S.C.

Key Competencies

  • Strategic Legal Counsel
  • Business Advisory & Solutions
  • Workplace Injury Defense
  • Team Leadership
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Risk Management
  • Litigation

Adjunct Professorships

Camden County College, Blackwood, New Jersey (2000-2002)
Business Formation and Transactional Work

Cumberland County College School of Business, Vineland, NJ (1997-1998)
Business Law and Legal Writing

Widener University School of Hospitality Management, Chester, PA (1995-1997)
Business Law with concentration in the Hospitality Industry