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Rajat Bhardwaj

Rajat is a trial attorney in the  North Jersey team for Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq.

Rajat is a trial attorney in the North Jersey team for Garces, Grabler & LeBrocq. His areas of practice focus on personal injury litigation, including catastrophic injuries. Rajat has experience litigating across New Jersey state and federal courts. He has also successfully represented clients in various appeals to the Appellate Division and Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Rajat’s stamina for relentless advocacy and meticulous preparation of each case for trial make him a formidable litigator. Rajat prides himself in his relationships with his clients, with whom he maintains constant communication. Treating each client like family. Rajat has secured numerous six figure and seven figure settlements for personal injury cases, including motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall, and product liability matters.

Prior to joining GGL, Rajat was a managing attorney at a mid-size litigation firm in Paramus, New Jersey. He began his legal career serving as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Margaret Goodzeit, P.J.Ch. for Somerset, Warren, and Hunterdon counties.

In law school, Rajat represented small businesses in commercial litigation actions against large multinational corporations at the legal clinic. He also participated in five trial and appellate moot court competitions, with high ranks nationally and regionally. From the inception of his legal career, Rajat knew that he wanted to be an advocate for those who needed a voice.

In his free time, Rajat enjoys the sport of boxing, Muay Thai, and golf.

Rajat is a fierce advocate with great empathy for his clients.

Treating each client  like family

Rajat has secured numerous six figure and seven figure settlements for personal injury cases, including  motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall, and product liability matters.

Prior to joining GGL, Rajat was an  attorney at a mid-size litigation firm in Paramus, New Jersey.   He began his legal career serving as a  judicial law clerk to the Hon. Margaret Goodzeit, P.J.Ch. for Somerset,  Warren and Hunterdon counties.  

In law school, Rajat represented  small businesses in commercial litigation actions against large corporations  at the legal clinic.  He also  participated in five trial and appellate moot court competitions, with high ranks  nationally and regionally.  From the  inception of his legal career, Rajat knew that he wanted to be an advocate  for those who needed a voice.

In his free time, Rajat enjoys the  sport of Muay Thai, jiu-jitsu, basketball and golf.

 

Education – Undergrad

School:   York University  (Toronto, ON)

Degree:  Bachelor of Arts  with Honors, Double Major in Linguistics and Psychology

Education – Law School

School:  Suffolk University  Law School (Boston, MA)

Juris Doctor in  Intellectual Property Law

Honors:

Distinguished Oral Advocate Award

Pro Bono Honors (over 300 hours of  pro bono work)

Law Review:

Journal of High Technology Law

Moot Courts:

McLaughlin Appellate Advocacy  Competition

Tom C. Clark Appellate Advocacy  Competition

ABA Negotiation Competition

Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Moot  Court Competition Trial Team

Legal Clinic:

Intellectual Property and  Entrepreneurship Clinic

Admissions:

New Jersey State and Federal Courts

Clerkships:

Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Margaret  Goodzeit, P.J.Ch.

 

PUBLISHED SUPREME  COURT OPINIONS:

Plastic Surgery Ctr., PA v. Malouf Chevrolet-Cadillac, Inc., 457 N.J. Super. 565 (App. Div.  2019), aff’d, 2020 WL 521659 (N.J. Feb 3,  2020)

 

Recent Case Outcome: $1.8 million dollar settlement involving a head-on collision with a police cruiser in a Title 59 Case.

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