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Joseph Cagnoli Jr.

Defective and dangerous products Attorney at Philadelphia, PA

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  • Licensed for 31 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1992
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Joseph Cagnoli Jr., vice chair of the firm's Toxic Tort practice, is a trial lawyer who represents individuals, corporations, and public entities in toxic tort, environmental, and product liability litigation and matters involving alleged municipal or public entity liability.

Well-versed in all aspects of trial preparation and proceeding, Joe has litigated in state and federal courts in multiple jurisdictions including Pennsylvania, New York, Illinois, Connecticut California, Ohio, and Delaware. Joe handles all aspects of case management and analysis, witness deposition, expert development, settlement negotiation, and trial.

For almost two decades, Joe has served as national coordinating counsel for a high-tech corporation in asbestos litigation. In this role, he directs and implements his client’s national litigation strategy. Joe also represents major manufacturers of aircrafts, building products, cranes, and industrial equipment. Joe frequently publishes and presents on emerging issues in asbestos and environmental litigation. He counsels and defends professionals, companies and premises owners in matters relating to environmental exposures and contamination, above and underground storage tanks, spills, remediation, regulatory issues and professional negligence. He also has significant experience representing manufacturers of vehicles and commercial and industrial equipment in product liability and environmental matters involving benzene and other chemical exposures.

In addition, Joe has been a pioneering attorney in matters involving asbestos bankruptcy trusts. Joe was integral in drafting an unprecedented discovery order in Pennsylvania that requires plaintiffs to apply for and disclose all bankruptcy trust submissions to defendants in third-party asbestos litigation.

Joe also represents clients in the film, music, and arts industries, and has additionally served as a legal consultant on a feature film.

Location

Goldberg Segalla, LLP
1700 Market Street
Suite 1418
Philadelphia, PA, 19103-3907

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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.3 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Goldberg Segalla, LLP
  • 2017 - Present

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • Dickinson College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1988

Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Mass Torts 2013-14
  • American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell
  • N/A

Publications

  • Mealey’s Asbestos Bankruptcy Report, Vol. 13 No. 4,
  • Co-Author, “Asbestos Litigation, Attorney Advertising & Bankruptcy Trusts: The ECONOMIC Incentives Behind the new Recruitment of Lung Cancer Cases,”
  • 2013
  • Mealey’s Asbestos Bankruptcy Report, Vol. 13 No. 4, November 2013
  • "Asbestos Litigation, Attorney Advertising & Bankruptcy Trusts: The ECONOMIC Incentives Behind the new Recruitment of Lung Cancer Cases" (Co-Author)
  • 2013
  • Mealey's Litigation Report: Asbestos, Vol. 27, No. 19
  • Co-Author, “The Philadelphia Story: Asbestos Litigation, Bankruptcy Trusts and Changes in Exposure Allegations from 1991-2010,”
  • 2012
  • Unknown
  • Public Policy Challenge to 'Household Exclusion' Clauses Rejected by Pa. Supreme Court
  • 1998
  • Unknown
  • At The Sound Of The Gun
  • 1997
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Claims Association
  • Monthly presentations on current developments in Pennsylvania Legislation to SEPCA membership and guests
  • 1997
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Speaking Engagements

  • GS Containing Disasters Seminar, Chicago, New York City, and Philadelphia
  • "Containing the Disaster: Effective Trial Techniques for the 'Worst of the Worst'" (Co-Presenter)
  • 2018
  • Asbestos Summit IV: The Evolving Landscape of Asbestos Litigation, Wausau, WI
  • "New Developments in Lung Cancer Cases"
  • 2017
  • Perrin Conferences Webinar
  • "Gasland vs. Fracknation: A Discussion of the Future Litigation on Gas Exploration"
  • 2013
  • Perrin Conferences Continuing Education Seminar for Resolute Midwest, Chicago, IL
  • "Current Issues in Pennsylvania Asbestos Litigation"
  • 2012
  • 2012 Annual Emerging and Environmental Claims Managers Association (EECMA) Spring Conference, Captiva Island, FL
  • "Damage Control: Estimating Economic Risk in Environmental & Product Liability Litigation"
  • 2012
  • National Business Institute's Asbestos: Current Issues and Effective Litigation Tactics, Philadelphia, PA
  • "Litigation Tactics"
  • 2011
  • Rogers Corporation National Asbestos Litigation Meeting
  • Chair and Presenter, "Defense of Phenolic Resin Manufacturers in Electrician Cases"
  • 2010
  • Liberty Mutual
  • 2007 Pennsylvania Asbestos Case Law Review
  • 2008
  • Rogers Corporation National Asbestos Litigation Meeting, Chair/Presenter
  • Chair and Presenter, "Defending the Thermoset Molding Materials Defendant"
  • 2007
  • Clark Equipment Co. National Meeting
  • Defending the Industrial Equipment Manufacturer in Pennsylvania Asbestos Litigation
  • 2007
  • Rogers Corporation National Asbestos Litigation Meeting
  • Chair and Presenter, "Recent Nationwide Developments/Trends in Asbestos Litigation"
  • 2006
  • Pennsylvania Insurance Society
  • Third Party Case Basics of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law
  • 1999
  • MetLife Auto and Home, Rocky Hill, CT
  • Bad Faith and the Peer Review Provisions of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law
  • 1998
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Claims Association
  • Current developments in Pennsylvania Legislation
  • 1998
  • Southeastern Pennsylvania Claims Association
  • Current developments in Pennsylvania Legislation
  • 1997
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Philadelphia Defective and dangerous products Lawyer Joseph Cagnoli Jr.
Joseph Cagnoli Jr.
Defective and dangerous products Attorney
Philadelphia, PA
Licensed for 31 years