Officers & Trustees Bergen Bar

2017-2018 Officers
David Edelberg President
Thomas Loikith President Elect
Andrew J. Cevasco First Vice President
Joseph A. Maurice Second Vice President
Eileen P. Mulroy Treasurer
Jason E. Foy Secretary
Craig Bossong Cynthia A. Petrowsky
Jamie P. Clare Nina C. Remson
John L. Higgins III Douglas V. Sanchez
Ira C. Kaplan William I. Strasser
Edward S. Kiel Laura C. Sutnick
Julie L. Kim Andrew G. Toulas
D. Gayle Loftis
Geoffrey D. Mueller
NJSBA Trustee
Immediate Past President
YL Trustee
Anthony M. Carlino
Michael J. Epstein Frances E. Barto
Executive Director
Frank R. O’Marra. Jr.

Bergen County Bar Association’s

119th President

David Edelberg, Esq.


David Edelberg was sworn in as the 119th President of the Bergen County Bar Association on April 20, 2017. He has been an active member of the Bar Association since 1985, serving as a Trustee and Officer since 2006.

David is currently a partner at Cullen and Dykman LLP, with offices throughout the New York Metropolitan area, including New York City, Garden City, Hackensack and Newark. David focuses his practice primarily in the fields of Bankruptcy Law, Creditor’s Rights and Commercial Litigation. Throughout his 34-year career, David has proven himself an expert on bankruptcy law, authoring multiple articles on Bankruptcy Code and lecturing on behalf of the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the Seton Hall Business School, Bergen Community College and the National Business Institute concerning Bankruptcy Law. Prior to joining Cullen and Dykman, David was an equity partner at Nowell Amoroso Klein Bierman, P.A. where he was chair of the Bankruptcy Department.

David graduated from Rutgers University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science and received a law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1983, where he was the recipient of the prestigious American Jurisprudence Award in Bankruptcy. He is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York.

David is a member of the Debtor Creditor Section of the New Jersey Bar Association and a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He was appointed by the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey to multiple terms of service on the District Ethics Committee, District II-B. David also serves as a member of the Judicial Administration Committee and Professional Responsibility Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. In addition, David has been recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyer since 2012 and has been recognized as a Bergen County Best Lawyer by 201 Magazine.

David is also involved in philanthropic causes. He is past chairman of the Attorney/Accountant division of the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and formerly served as a member of its Board of Trustees. David is the Tennis Chair for the New Jersey Bankruptcy Lawyers Foundation Golf and Tennis Outing and Tennis Chair for the Jewish Home and Rehabilitation Center Golf and Tennis Outing.

David and his wife Vivian reside in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and are the proud parents of two grown children, Rachel and Jeremy. Rachel, a Boston University graduate, works with the consulting group Green Peak Partners and recently married Dr. Stephen Myers. Dr. Myers, a graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, is a biomedical engineer with a focus on neuroengineering, and, after graduating Law School this year, will be a third year Associate with Foley & Lardner in their Intellectual Property group. Rachel and Stephen reside in Boston. Jeremy is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut and after working on Wall Street for two years, headed to Hong Kong where he is currently a Global Portfolio Trader for Citigroup.