John L. Cesaroni, Associate

John L. Cesaroni is an associate attorney at Zeisler & Zeisler. John’s practice is focused on the representation of individuals and businesses with complex financial and litigation needs including: bankruptcy litigation, creditor/debtor litigation and workouts, commercial litigation and foreclosure matters. John represents clients in proceedings before Connecticut’s State and Federal Courts

John received his J.D. from Quinnipiac University School of Law, magna cum laude, where he was a Publication Editor of the Quinnipiac Law Review. Prior to attending law school, John worked teaching college preparatory level biology and chemistry in Connecticut.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Reorganization
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Financial Workouts
  • Consumer Bankruptcy

Representative Matters

  • Managed litigation of multiple adversary proceedings representing trustee in $40 million Ponzi scheme bankruptcy
  • Negotiated resolutions for homeowners in multiple foreclosure matters
  • Negotiated settlement on behalf of creditor in large corporate bankruptcy
  • Litigated and resolved multiple actions against privately-held company by creditors

Publications & Presentations

  • Presentation: Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Year in Review, 2016 Connecticut Legal Conference
  • Note, Designer Human Embryos as a Challenge for Patent Law and Regulation, 30 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 767 (2012).

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
    • Member, Executive Committee, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section (2015-present)
    • Co-chair, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Committee, Young Lawyers Section (2015-2017)
  • Greater Bridgeport Bar Association

Special Honors


  • Connecticut (2012)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut (2013)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2014)


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
  • University of Connecticut B.A., 2002