Inside Our Firm

Each of our partners has over twenty years of litigation experience.

Each of our partners has over twenty years of litigation experience.

Areas of Practice

Malapero Prisco Klauber & Licata LLP has extensive experience in handling litigation and insurance coverage matters involving construction accidents, general insurance defense (including motor vehicle, premises liability and products liability), Personal Injury Protection (PIP), workers’ compensation, commercial disputes, property damage/subrogation and fraud.

The firm also handles real estate transactions and provides personal services in Northern New Jersey.

Legal Expertise in New Jersey

Malapero Prisco Klauber & Licata LLP is a Martindale-Hubbell© AV® rated ™ law firm that practices in all local, state and federal courts located in the State of New Jersey.  Each of our partners has over twenty years experience and our associates are well versed in their areas of practice. Our paralegal staff is skilled and experienced in all facets of litigation and trial preparation.

Litigation Strategy

As a foundation to building successful relationships we strive to establish a sound tripartite partnership among the firm, our clients, and claims professionals.  We are dedicated to the early formulation of a defense strategy in concert with the client and the claims professional. Each case is assessed by a partner and an initial defense strategy is developed as soon as possible.

Malapero Prisco Klauber & Licata LLP realizes litigation costs are a concern to clients.  We offer a range of tested, cost-effective strategies, which are tailored to our individual clients' needs. We attempt to resolve disputes in a manner that is practical and efficient from both a business and legal perspective. We aggressively pursue early resolution of claims and actions where appropriate and consistent with our clients’ objectives and goals. During the litigation process, we continuously work with our clients in order to determine what course of action is best suited to their needs, whether it be motion practice, negotiation, mediation, or proceeding to trial and verdict.


Our practice is conducted in accordance with the Recommended Case Handling Guidelines for Insurers, as promulgated by The Defense Research Institute.  We have the flexibility to coordinate billing with all electronic billing formats.  Our billing conforms to the Uniform Task Based Management System as required. Billing cycles are tailored to meet the individual needs of our clients.