About Anselmi & Carvelli, LLP

Anselmi & Carvelli, LLP gets results both in and out of the courtroom. Our litigators and attorneys have extensive experience, knowledge and the ability to find the best approach for our clients.
We build personal, one-to-one relationships with our clients and give each one the attention they need and deserve. Choose Anselmi & Carvelli, LLP and never feel like “just another client” again.

Partner and Co-Founder

Andrew Anselmi, a co-founder and director of the firm, is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in complex civil and corporate litigation, international arbitration, environmental litigation and class actions. As many of his cases are high-stakes or “bet-the-company” matters, Andrew works intensively and collaboratively with clients on developing winning strategies, be it at trial or through business resolutions.

Partner and Co-Founder

Paul Carvelli, a director and co-founder of the firm, represents corporate and individual clients in state and federal litigation at the trial and appellate levels. He has served as lead counsel in more than two dozen trials and arbitration matters and has more than thirty years of experience advising clients on all legal aspects of their businesses.

Bruce Goldstein, a partner, is recognized by his peers as one of New Jersey’s preeminent trial lawyers. He is a sophisticated and dynamic litigator with expansive experience in complex business disputes. His cases include those involving fraud, shareholder disputes, employment, breach of contract, business torts, insurance, franchise disputes and professional malpractice.

Bill Munday, a partner, has more than 30 years of expertise advising clients in corporate, real estate and financing matters. He counsels clients on all aspects of their closely held businesses: formation, capitalization, structure, acquisition/disposition and day-to-day legal issues.

Samuel Santo, Jr., a partner, has more than 25 years of expertise in a wide variety of complex civil and commercial litigation matters, with trial experience in both state and federal courts. He specializes in litigating and arbitrating high-stakes business disputes covering a broad spectrum of matters, including breach of contract, product liability, New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and New Jersey Franchise Practices Act issues, health care and Third Party Logistics (3PLs), as well as employee piracy and other business torts.

Of Counsel

Bob Bartkus, of counsel, has more than 40 years of experience in multiparty business and international arbitration and litigation. He has handled matters at all levels of the state and federal judiciary, and has numerous reported cases.

Of Counsel

Maura Sommer, of counsel, represents clients in all stages of complex environmental matters in federal and state court, as well as before state agencies. Additionally, Maura works with regulatory agencies, governmental bodies, developers and property owners throughout all stages of environmental investigations and remediation.

James Harry Oliverio, an associate, concentrates his practice on general business and commercial litigation in state and federal courts in New Jersey, and state courts in New York.

Zachary Wellbrock, an associate, concentrates on civil litigation, primarily complex commercial matters and First Amendment/media law issues such as defamation, privacy rights and access to public records. In addition, he handles cases involving corporate law, breach of contract claims, franchise law, copyright and trademark issues, consumer fraud, professional liability and post-judgment remedies.

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In The News

Robert Bartkus Co-Authors 2021 Edition of Arbitration Book with Judge Dreier

Robert E. Bartkus and Hon. William A. Dreier, P.J.A.D. (Ret.), have co-written the New Jersey Arbitration Handbook, […]

Robert Bartkus Authors Article in ABA Just Resolutions Newsletter

In his article “Improving Attorneys’ Fees and Interest Awards,” published in the May 2021 issue […]

Partner Robert Bartkus Authors Article in ABA Journal’s Section of Litigation-Alternative Dispute Resolution

In his article “Computer Signatures and Arbitration Agreements May Not Mix,” published in the ABA […]

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