Michael M. DiCicco
Michael M. DiCicco, Esq. is a partner at Maggs McDermott & DiCicco.
Mr. DiCicco’s illustrious law career spans nearly 4 decades and began with his service as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Morton I. Greenberg in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division where he put into practice his superior analysis and writing ability. He then honed those skills at two prestigious New Jersey law firms before making his way to Maggs McDermott & DiCicco in 2018.
Mr. DiCicco specializes in complex commercial litigation and transactions. He has handled multimillion-dollar litigation and administrative matters for numerous corporate and individual clients. Mr. DiCicco also has represented borrowers, buyers, and sellers in commercial transactions involving real estate and business assets.
The Firm is very proud of Mr. DiCicco’s record in litigating a wide array of complex business issues. Some of these include representing The Plastic Surgery Center against Aetna Insurance Company before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals which reversed the judgment of the District Court. Mr. DiCicco was lead counsel for Lifetime Brands, Inc. in a putative class action filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey alleging violations of New Jersey consumer fraud laws. Mr. DiCicco was lead counsel for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority in litigation against its general liability insurance carriers to obtain coverage for contamination to property at the Turnpike. The Turnpike recovered approximately $10,000,000 from its insurance carriers. Mr. DiCicco also represented Lakewood Township in the orderly closure of Tent City – one of the largest homeless camps in the United States.
Mr. DiCicco believes in giving back to his community and has served in many locally elected positions including councilman and Council President of Point Pleasant Beach, Ocean County, President of the Democratic Organization, and the Democratic Municipal Chairman in Point Pleasant Beach. Mr. DiCicco moved to Middletown Township, Monmouth County in 2011 and served as the Democratic Municipal Chairman there as well.
Mr. DiCicco received a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, from Seton Hall University and was a member of Phi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science Honor Society. Mr. DiCicco received his J.D., with honors, from Seton Hall University School of Law. While at Seton Hall Law School, he served as Managing Editor of Seton Hall Law Review and published a Note on Antitrust Law and the State Action Immunity Doctrine.
In 2023, Mr. DiCicco was selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, a peer-nominated review service.
Mr. DiCicco is a member of the bar in New Jersey, the United States District Court for New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of International Trade.