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Joseph A. Gallo

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Mr. Gallo is a Partner in the firm's Florham Park, NJ office and has extensive experience in all types of litigation and appellate practice. With a strong presence in construction industry matters, Mr. Gallo handles the gamut of related cases involving general liability, premises liability, product liability, architect and engineer liability, toxic tort, asbestos and construction defect claims. He has handled thousands of cases and claims involving personal injury and property damage.

Mr. Gallo has also defended numerous police departments, correctional officers and jails and municipalities against section 1983 claims based on wrongful death, false arrest, false imprisonment and excessive force. 

Mr. Gallo is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, a certification granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to less than 2% of attorneys in New Jersey.

In 2014, Joe received the Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rating. A description of the selection methodology for my inclusion in Martindale-Hubbell® can be found at www.martindale.com/Products_and_Services/Peer_Review_Ratings. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
 
He was selected in 2013 as one of the Top Lawyers of New Jersey. The list of Top Rated Lawyers was created from LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® sharing its list of its local lawyers. A description of the company description of the selection methodology for my inclusion in  the Top Lawyers of New Jersey can be found at http://www.law.com/sites/new-jersey-top-rated-lawyers. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
 
In 2012, Joe was also recognized as one of New Jersey’s Top Legal Minds in General Practice, Personal Injury and Product Liability as published in Inside Jersey. The list of Top Legal Minds was created from LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® sharing its list of its local lawyers. A description of the company description of the selection methodology for my inclusion in Top Legal Minds can be found at at.law.com/newjerseytoprated. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
 
The success of Mr. Gallo's 30-year career as an elite litigator and defense counsel stems from his responsiveness, collaborative work style and results-oriented strategies. Placing a high premium on consistently exceeding clients’ expectations, Mr. Gallo quickly identifies potential risks and works in concert with clients to develop focused and effective defense tactics that are also cost-effective. 

His published opinions include:  Halvorsen v. Villamil, 429 NJ Super 568 (App Div. 2013) (Dram shop); A&M Sprinkler v. American Sprinkler, 423 NJ Super 528 (App. Div. 2012); McColley v. Edison Corp., 303 NJ Super 420 (App. Div. 1997) (premises); Bahrle v. Exxon Corp,  145 NJ 144 (1996) (toxic tort); McWilliams v. Yamaha Motor Corp, 987 F2d 200 (3d Cir. 1992) (product liability); Lear v. Township of Piscataway, 236 NJ Super 550 (App. Div. 1989) (Section 1983) and Riley v. Kaye, 664 FSupp 926 (D.N.J. 1991) (Section 1983).

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OFFICE
Florham Park, NJ
P: (973) 822-1110
F: (973) 822-1116
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EDUCATION
Seton Hall University School of Law
J.D. 1982
Rutgers University
B.A. 1978

BAR ADMISSIONS
New Jersey

COURT ADMISSIONS
District of New Jersey
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court