Michael D. DeLoreto

Michael D. DeLoreto

Director, Government & Regulatory Affairs
Administrative Director of the Trenton Office

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Mr. DeLoreto has extensive experience specific to legislation, regulations, and court decisions being made in Trenton and Washington, DC. He previously served as Chief of Staff to the New Jersey General Assembly Deputy Majority Leader, and as the Government Affairs Director for one of New Jersey’s largest trade associations. A former Public Policy Specialist at Gibbons, Mr. DeLoreto rejoined the firm as an Associate in the Government Affairs Group after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Douglas M. Fasciale, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.

Mr. DeLoreto’s focus areas include administrative law, economic development incentives, alcoholic beverage licensing, and legislative and strategic counseling. He has represented a broad swath of entities including Fortune 500 companies, institutions of higher education, public and private sector entities, and non-profits. His work takes him before legislative and executive branch officials at the state and federal level, and also into state and federal court. Mr. DeLoreto is an editor of the Gibbons Law Alert blog and active in the firm’s pro bono program.



Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)

    • Associate Editor, Seton Hall Law Review
    • Editorial Board, Seton Hall Law Review
  • Recipient, Raymond Del Tufo, Jr. Constitutional Law Award

University of Pennsylvania, Fels Institute of Government (M.P.A.)

Drew University (B.A., cum laude)

    • Dean’s List
    • Thomas H. Kean Fellow
  • Student Fellow, Drew University Board of Visitors

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Professional Activities

Drew University
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Gibbons Law Alert blog (www.gibbonslawalert.com)

Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Jersey
Board of Trustees

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Law clerk to the Honorable Douglas M. Fasciale, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, Newark, NJ

Legal Employment

Assemblyman Reed Gusciora
Chief of Staff

NJ Food Council
Director of Government Affairs