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Deena M. Crimaldi


Deena Crimaldi is experienced in litigating complex construction, real estate, toxic tort and other general commercial disputes. She has drafted and negotiated construction agreements and other real estate and development-related documents, as well as engaged in motion practice and trial preparation. Deena has successfully first-chaired three landlord-tenant trials to favorable outcomes in New Jersey. Her representative clients include real estate developers, architects, engineers, design professionals, construction companies, and real estate investment trusts, as well as a wide array of construction and automotive product manufacturers and distributors.



  • New York Law School  (J.D., 2011)
    • Dean's list
    • Order of the Barristers
    • New York Law School Association Executive Board
    • Center for Real Estate Studies Associate
    • New York Law School Moot Court Association Award Winner (2011)
  • Fairfield University  (B.A., cum laude, 2006)
    • Dean's List
    • President of Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership Honor Society)
    • Distinguished Work in Behavioral and Social Science Award Winner (2006)
    • Glee Club
    • Women's Rugby Club

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

Professional Affiliations

  • Commercial Real Estate Women, New York Chapter
    • Vice Chair of Programming
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
    • National Moot Court Competition Committee


  • New York Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Star (2018-2020)
  • Women Builders Council "Next Generation for Women Builders" Award Winner (2018)