Rinaldo M. D’Argenio

Rinaldo M. D’Argenio

Parsippany, New Jersey
Rinaldo D’Argenio, Partner, specializes in complex regulatory matters including public utility, cable television, communications and environmental Issues.  He represents project developers and the providers of traditional regulated and unregulated utility services such as gas and electric companies.  Throughout his 40-year career in this area, he has developed good working relationships with utility personnel and regulators alike.  Mr. D’Argenio has worked both as a regulator for New Jersey State Government and represented many clients before the NJ Board of Public Utilities and the NY Public Service Commission.
 Rinaldo does extensive work with Brownfields Development and contaminated site remediation.  From identification and remediation to redevelopment, Mr. D’Argenio handles all aspects of environmental compliance.
 He is General Counsel to the Bayonne Golf Club and Empire Golf Management.

Areas of Practice

  • Land Use

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1980
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • New York, 1986


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1979
    • Honors: 2004-2011, Member, President’s Board of Advisors
    • Honors: 2004- Present, Member, Alberto Italian Studies Institute
    • Honors: 2010- Present, Member, Seton Hall Law School Board of Visitors
  • Fordham University
    • B.A. History
  • Seton Hall University
    • M.A. History

Past Employment Positions

  • New Jersey General Assembly, Legislative Aide, 1977 - 1979
  • Hon. Charles R. Digisi, J.S.C., Law Clerk, 1979 - 1980
  • Congresswoman Marge Roukema, District Manager, 1980 - 1981
  • NJ Board of Public Utilities, Lobbyist, 1981 - 1986
  • New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, Office of Cable Television, Deputy Director

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