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Joseph M. Angiolillo is an associate in the firm's General Liability, Tort, and Insurance Defense department where he handles asbestos defense claims. Joseph has extensive experience defending the firm's clients against personal injury and wrongful death actions related to lung cancer and mesothelioma.

Joseph has extensive trial experience, and he defends the firm's clients in asbestos litigation throughout New York State. He has participated in numerous jury selections in the New York State Supreme Court in New York County, Schenectady County, Fulton County, Essex County, and Clinton County. Joseph has second-chaired two asbestos trials to verdict in New York County, and he also has experience representing clients before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Toxic Tort Defense - Asbestos

Practice Areas

Industries

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Education

  • J.D., Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, 2007
  • B.S., University of Delaware, 2004

Representative Experience

  • Tash – Supreme Court, Nassau County (March 2018)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during jury selection
  • Supreme Court, New York County (September 2017)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Conducted opening statement before Judge Gerald Lebovits
    • Case settled during trial
  • Miller – Supreme Court, New York County (September 2015)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Second-chaired case to verdict before Judge Cynthia Kern
  • Brunck/Serna/Vincent – Supreme Court, New York County (July 2013)
    • Three jointly tried products liability cases arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Second-chaired cases to verdict before Judge Joan Madden
    • Settled while appeal pending
  • DeFayette – Supreme Court, Clinton County (October 2013)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during jury selection before Judge Richard Aulisi
  • Cisler/Havelka/Ritucci – Supreme Court, New York County (September 2013)
    • Three jointly tried products liability cases arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Cases settled during jury selection before Judge Joan Madden
  • Spector – Supreme Court, New York County (May 2013)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during jury selection before Judge Barbara Jaffe
  • Mark – Supreme Court, New York County (May 2013)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during jury selection before Judge Barbara Jaffe
  • Cardaci/Commo/Giardina/Nichols – Supreme Court, New York County (March 2013)
    • Four jointly tried products liability cases arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Cases settled during jury selection before Judge Barbara Jaffe
  • McCormick – U.S. District Court, Eastern District of NY (January 2013)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Conducted opening statement before Judge Jack Weinstein
    • Case settled during trial.
  • Spreng – Supreme Court, New York County (November 2012)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during trial before Judge Barbara Jaffe
  • Lehnert/Wexler – Supreme Court, New York County (September 2012)
    • Two jointly tried products liability cases arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Cases settled during jury selection before Judge Paul Feinman
  • Ferraro – Supreme Court, Schenectady County (June 2012)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during jury selection before Judge Richard Aulisi
  • Beekman – Supreme Court, Fulton County (May 2012)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during jury selection before Judge Richard Aulisi
  • Kersten/Moran/Simonovich – Supreme Court, New York County (March 2011)
    • Three jointly tried products liability cases arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Cases settled during jury selection before Judge Gische
  • Schiavo – Supreme Court, New York County (November 2010)
    • Labor Law 200 trial involving asbestos exposure
    • Case settled during trial before Judge Joan Madden
  • Cass – Supreme Court, New York County (September 2010)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during jury selection before Judge Marcy Friedman
  • Gallo – Supreme Court, Essex County (August 2010)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos.
    • Case settled during jury selection before Judge Richard Aulisi
  • Cataldo – Supreme Court, New York County (May 2010)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during trial before Judge Martin Shulman
  • Czukiewski – Supreme Court, New York County (March 2010)
    • Products liability case arising out of exposure to asbestos
    • Case settled during trial before Judge Joan Madden

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, 2008—Present
  • Member, Westchester County Bar Association, 2008—Present
  • Member, Columbian Lawyers Association of Westchester County, 2008—Present

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2015—2016