Edward Paltzik

Edward Paltzik


Edward Paltzik


Phone: 516.526.0341
Email: edward@bochner.law


Edward Paltzik earned a J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2006, where he won the Scholastic Excellence Award, after having graduating with Distinction in All Subjects from Cornell University in 2003. He has represented hundreds of civil and criminal clients in a wide variety of high stakes matters, in both state and federal courts. Mr. Paltzik’s practice encompasses 1st and 2nd Amendment Litigation seeking to vindicate these fundamental Constitutional rights, White-Collar Criminal Defense and White-Collar Investigations, Complex Commercial Litigation, Defamation Litigation, Employment Litigation, Healthcare Litigation, and Debt Collection Litigation. He is well-known for his aggressive-yet-analytical approach to litigation, loyalty to his clients, and passion for causes that he believes in.  

Mr. Paltzik has successfully tried numerous cases, including serving as the lead trial attorney in the prominent “Buck Foston’s” First Amendment litigation in the District of New Jersey against the City of New Brunswick and its officials that resulted in a $1.535M jury verdict in favor of his clients. He also authored an unusually complex amicus brief in support of the victorious petitioners in the landmark 2022 Supreme Court case New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen–a brief that Justice Alito cited in his concurrence. After serving as a Partner at Joshpe Mooney Paltzik LLP in New York City for 12 years, he is currently a Of Counsel at the Firm.

First admitted to practice law in 2007, Mr. Paltzik brings over 16 years of experience to his work, and is admitted to practice law in New York; New Jersey; the Supreme Court of the United States; the United States Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, & Federal Circuits; and the United States District Courts for the Southern & Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey, the District of Columbia, & the District of Maryland.

His work has been reported by major news sources on numerous occasions, including Bloomberg Law, the New York Law Journal, the New York Post, and News 12 Long Island.

Mr. Paltzik is not licensed to practice law in the State of Florida.


  • Cornell University College of Arts & Sciences, B.A.,
    History Major, Distinction in All Subjects, 2003
  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2006,
    Scholastic Excellence Award for
    “Litigating the Capital Punishment Case”


  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Courts of Appeals: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, & Federal Circuits
  • United States District Courts: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Northern District of New York, Western District of New York, District of New Jersey, District of Columbia, District of Maryland