Mark Calzaretta

Telephone: 866.624.6221

Alternate: 732.547.5615

Fax: 866.579.0819

mcalzaretta@magnals.com

Mark Calzaretta

Partner & Executive Vice President of Litigation Consulting

As a founding partner, and Executive Vice President of Litigation Consulting, has been a vanguard in the litigation support services industry for the past 20 years, and oversees the operations for the company’s Litigation, Graphic and Trial Consulting Team. He has been the lead jury consultant for several hundred cases spanning more than twenty jurisdictions.

Recognized for his ability to combine an impressive technological knowledge with a background in psychology, he has experience in cases involving antitrust issues, catastrophic injury, fraud and racketeering, insurance coverage, intellectual property (IP) litigation, and more. Mark has used his vast trial experience and expertise in to aid in the jury selection of more than 100 high-profile cases.

Mark has been featured in national, trade and local news media including; ABA Journal, Claims Journal, LegalTech News, National Law Journal, New Jersey Law Journal, NPR’s WHYY radio, Wharton School Sirius Radio, Philadelphia Inquirer, and PC Magazine on the subjects of legal technology, trial presentation, jury research and litigation support. Mark’s has had numerous TV appearance on CNN, Fox, CBS, ABC. He was recently on the Don Lemon show and Fox dubbed him the “Jury Whisperer.” He has also provided pro bono services for victims of the 9/11 tragedy in addition to his consulting engagements and legal seminar presentations.

Mark is a graduate of SUNY Albany, with a degree in Psychology and Anthropology.

Notable Trial Experience:
  • Lead jury consultant on the highly publicized Desole v Knoedler art fraud case
  • Lead jury consultant on the Avaya Inc. v. Telecom Labs Inc. antitrust violation case
  • Environmental exposure matter for multi-national oil conglomerate
  • Involved in the first fully multimedia criminal trial in New Jersey: State v. Alex Levine
  • Multi-million dollar medical malpractice cases
  • Fortune 100 Company product liability cases
  • Catastrophic personal injury cases
Litigation Consulting Engagements:
  • Focus groups and mock trials
  • Settlement conferences before numerous judges and arbitrators
  • Depositions and pretrial hearings
  • Fact and expert witness communication training
  • Pro Bono consulting for WTC victim P.B. who received second largest award from WTC Committee of $7.5 million
Presentations and Training:
  • Juror Persuasion: How Jurors Form Decisions, Case Strategies and Theme Development a CLE accredited in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Denver, Colorado, Texas, California and Florida
  • New York CLE classes in Court Room Techniques and Technology
  • CLE courses for Pennsylvania Bar Institute & Dispute Resolution Institute
  • Pennsylvania Paralegal CLE courses
  • ATLA Association of Trial Lawyers New Jersey Bar Association
  • New Jersey Board of Governors New York Bar Association
  • Technological Advances in Voir Dire
  • Focus Groups and Mock Trials
  • Courtroom Technology 101
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