James D. DeBartolo

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Phone: (973) 400-4181
Fax: (973) 498-0070

James DeBartolo graduated in 2015 from Seton Hall Law School and focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense and complex civil matters. James assists clients in state and federal court defending charges of mail, wire, and insurance fraud, and in other diverse commercial disputes. James provides trusted counsel to clients with regard to cyber security and data breaches, and provides practical advice to attorneys and other professionals on how to mitigate cyber risks. James is co-author of The Claim of an Implied Duty to Comply with “Industry Standards” for Protecting Clients’ Confidential Information: The Continuing Evolution of Cybersecurity Risk Management, and Theft of Computer Data and Other Cyber Attacks: A Survey of Relevant Statutory Law and Some Practical Considerations, each published in Sobel & Co.’s Points of Fact, geared toward providing law firms with cutting-edge information and analyses.

James is a member of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey and the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and is a volunteer attorney for the District of New Jersey’s federal prisoner re-entry program, ReNew.

James is a former intern to the Honorable Faith S. Hochberg, U.S.D.J. and, was selected as a law student to participate in Seton Hall’s Immigrants’ Rights and International Human Rights Clinic where he represented clients seeking asylum and permanent legal status.


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2015
  • Boston College, B.A., 2010

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


Professional Activities

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
  • Volunteer attorney, ReNew