Jeffrey P. Blumstein
Jeffrey Blumstein started Szaferman Lakind with fellow founding shareholders Barry Szaferman and Arnie Lakind in 1977. All three attorneys were Deputy Attorneys General for the State of New Jersey.
Jeff has concentrated in the areas of commercial and general litigation. He has represented clients in both Federal and State trial and appellate courts throughout his years with the firm. More recently, he has been involved in the firm’s representation of victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.
Areas of Practice:
Commercial and General Litigation
Asbestos / Mesothelioma Litigation
Columbia University Law School, New York, New York, 1973 J.D.
Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1969 B.A.
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors and Awards:
Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Member, Diversity Law Institute
Member, The Trial Law Institute
Designated, New Jersey Superlawyer™, Business Litigation, 2008 and 2009
March 2015: Jeff Blumstein Successful in Two Mesothelioma Cases
Caldwell v. Division of Unemployment and Disability Ins. of Dept. of State, 145 N.J.Super. 206, 367 A.2d 442 (N.J.Super.A.D. 1976)
De Sapio Contr., Inc. v. Township of Clinton and Scozzari Builders, Inc., 276 N.J. Super. 216, 647 A.2d 878 (N.J. Super. Ct. Law Div. 1994)
Shim v. Washington Twp. Planning Board, 298 N.J.Super. 395, 689 A.2d 804 (N.J.Super.A.D. 1997)
Textar Painting Corp. v. Delaware River Port Authority, 296 N.J. Super. 251, 686 A.2d 795 (N.J.Super.A.D 1996)
Seavey v. Long 303 N.J.Super, 303 N.J.Super. 153, 696 A.2d 102 (N.J. Super A.D. 1997)
Montville Township v. Woodmont Builders, LLC. 2006 WL 42087 (D.N.J. 2006)
Bonnieview Homeowners Ass’n v. Woodmont Builders, LLC, 2006 WL 1982882 (D.N.J. 2006)
Olympic Sports Data v. Maselli, 2008 WL 5377626 (E.D. Pa. 2010)
Past Employment Positions:
N.J. Deputy Attorney General for the Division of Purchase and Property, Department of Labor, and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority 1973-1977