Our law firm was officially established in 1919. The firm is one of the first law practices in the State of New Jersey which was dedicated to the representation of Public/Municipal entities, and insurance carriers.
From its inception, the Buglione law firm has always represented insurance carriers and municipal entities in defense litigation. Our history is well chronicled in numerable published and unpublished Court Opinions, spanning the last 95 years.
Buglione, Hutton & DeYoe, LLC is a full-service law firm, and our practice is comprised of a diverse group of highly skilled attorneys with expertise in a wide range of legal specialties.
Our firm was founded upon a commitment to consistently exceed our clients' expectations by providing exceptional legal counsel along with the personal attention and accessibility unavailable in most law firms. Most importantly, we sincerely value the relationships, which develop between our attorneys and clients. The confidence that we have earned through these relationships is evident in the steadfast client loyalty that was started by our founding partners and which has continued throughout our firm’s over 95-year existence.
Currently, Albert C. Buglione, Esq. is the firm’s senior partner. Mr. Buglione has continuously practiced with the law firm in excess of 20 years. His specialty is in the area of Insurance Defense, Insurance coverage, Employment/Employer Defense and defending Federal Civil Rights Claims, and he Chairs our litigation and municipal practices.
Our workers’ compensation practice was headed by a former Workers’ Compensation Judge, the Honorable Anne Hutton, J.W.C. (Retired/1984-2015), who had returned to the firm and expanded the workers’ compensation defense practice. Prior to her appointment to the bench, Ms. Hutton spent her entire career with the firm. This unit is now headed by Richard J. Turano, Esq.
The Buglione law firm has always been a leader in civil litigation defense, and our attorneys have been intimately entwined with the evolving field of litigation in New Jersey. Throughout the firm’s history, the attorneys at the Buglione law firm have quite literally, been involved with the development of case law in all areas of civil practice in New Jersey. The firm has an active appellate practice, and members of the firm frequently participate in oral arguments in the highest Courts of the New Jersey State and Federal Courts.
The firm is renowned for its long history of trial work and continues to have a thriving insurance defense, general civil litigation practice, and public entity representation practice. With regard to Insurance Defense, the firm specializes in the areas of auto and truck litigation, products liability litigation, class action litigation, toxic tort litigation, and premises liability defense. The firm also practices in the areas of workers’ compensation defense, education law, construction law, environmental law, professional liability law, employment discrimination, insurance counseling, insurance coverage analysis and defense of insurance actions.