John J. Jablonski: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

John J. Jablonski

Partner
Buffalo,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone716.566.5469

Peer Rating
 4.4/5.0
BV® Distinguished

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Practice Areas

  • Environmental
  • Toxic Torts
  • Business and Commercial
  • E-Discovery
  • Cyber Risk and Social Media
  • Transportation
  • Aviation Litigation
  • Product Liability
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 716.566.5469
Fax: 716.566.5401
http://www.goldbergsegalla.com/attorneys/john-j-jablonski
 
University State University of New York College at Buffalo, B.S., 1989; Canisius College, ROTC Commission U.S. Army Reserve, 1989
 
Law SchoolState University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1993 Environmental Law Journal
 
Admitted1994, New York; U.S. District Courts for the Western, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York; U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
Memberships 

Community Involvement
•University at Buffalo Law Alumni Board of Directors

Professional Affiliations
•Defense Research Institute: Program Chair, Data Breach and Cyber Liability Seminar; Chair, E-Discovery Committee
•International Association of Privacy Professionals: Member
•ARMA International: Past President, Western New York Chapter
•Project Management Insitute: Member
•Lawyers for Civil Justice: Member
Law Technology News: Advisory Board Member
•New York State Bar Association: Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules; Commercial and Federal Litigation Section; Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section
•National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, North East Region Vice President 2012; Member, Environmental Law Committee

 
BornBuffalo, New York, September 5, 1967
 
Biography

Neil Goldberg has defended products liability, pharmaceutical, medical device, trucking, toxic tort, and other complex catastrophic cases across the United States for a number of New York Stock Exchange companies. He is past president of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the largest organization of civil defense attorneys in the United States. He is the past president and board chairman of the Lawyers for Civil Justice. He is the past chair of DRI's Products Liability Committee as well as the past chair of the New York State Bar Association's Products Liability Committee. Neil is on the Executive Committee of the USLAW Network and is on the Advisory Board of the Bureau of National Affairs' (BNA) Product Safety & Liability Reporter.

Neil is the editor of and contributing author of seven books on the defense of complex personal injury cases. He is the co-editor-in-chief of the two-volume treatise, Preparing For and Trying the Civil Lawsuit, second edition, published by the New York State Bar Association, 2004. Neil is also editor-in-chief and contributing author to Products Liability in New York, Strategy and Practice, second edition (2012). He is the editor-in-chief of DRI's Daubert Compendium.

Neil is a frequent lecturer on the defense of product liability and personal injury actions. He has lectured for Lloyds of London, the Defense Research Institute, Practicing Law Institute, the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Southern Methodist University and other prestigious organizations throughout the United States and Europe.

Neil possesses an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Honors
•Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent
Best Lawyers in America 2013-2015 (Product Liability Litigation - Defendants)
The International Who's Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers
The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers
•Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation, American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition
•Upstate New York Super Lawyers (Personal Injury Defense: Products)
•Named one of the Top 50 New York Super Lawyers
Business First's Legal Elite of Western New York (Litigation)
•Defense Research Institute: Distinguished Service Award
•New York State Bar Association: Committee Chair of the Year Award; Distinguished Service Award
•Who's Who in America
•Who's Who in American Law
•Who's Who Legal

Achievements
Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Honored in Legal Elite of Western New York
September 2014
Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists Eighteen Goldberg Segalla Attorneys
August 22, 2014
Forty-Six Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
August 11, 2014
Super Lawyers Names Nearly Three Quarters of Goldberg Segalla's Upstate New York Attorneys
August 19, 2013
Best Lawyers in America 2014 Names Thomas F. Segalla a Buffalo “Lawyer of the Year,” Lists Fifteen Goldberg Segalla Attorneys
August 15, 2013
Sixteen Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2012 Who's Who in Law, Buffalo Business First
September 2012
Ten Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2013
September 20, 2012
Twenty-Three Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2012 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
August 21, 2012
Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in Who's Who in Law, Buffalo Business First
September 23, 2011
Sixteen Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2011 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
September 6, 2011
Goldberg Segalla attorneys selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers Upstate Edition 2010
September 1, 2010

News
Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Neil Goldberg and Anita Hotchkiss Listed in International Who's Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers
July 31, 2012
“Bunkers' Golf Program Hits a Landmark Number,” Business First
July 22, 2011
Consultants buff and shine defendants: Trial consultants are tool to trial lawyers, WIVB Channel 4 News in Buffalo
July 6, 2010

publication & presentation

Presenter, “What Professionals Should Know About Managing and Insuring Cyber Liability Risk and Defending Those Professionals in the Event of a Claim,” USLAW Fall Client Conference, Washington, D.C., October 4-6, 2012
Presenter, The Use of Social Media to Defend the Catastrophic Case, USLAW Regional Meeting, Dallas, TX, January 2011
Presenter, Using the New Science of Jury Psychology to Win the Battle of the Experts in High Stakes Litigation, 22nd Annual Medical Device Defense Seminar, Bend, Oregon, June 2009
Co-Author, Through Regulations and in Court: The 2008 CPSIA Starts to Take Shape, For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, April, 2009
Co-Author, CPSC Power Expands: Legislation Brings Change to Consumer Products Industry, USLAW Magazine, Spring/Summer, 2009
Moderator, Avoiding the Perils of the New CPSIA, USLAW Network Spring Conference, Charleston, SC, March, 2009
Co-Author, Negotiating the Landscape of Increased Penalties under CPSIA, For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, February, 2009
Co-Author, The New CPSC Public Database of Incidents, For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, December, 2008
Co-Author, The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008: Preparing for the Unknown and the Unknowable, For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, October, 2008
Co-Author, Product Recalls Stir Public Sentiment, USLAW Magazine, Spring/Summer, 2008
Presenter, Products Liability from Emerging Markets, Canadian Defence Lawyers Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, June, 2008
Presenter, Avoiding Quality Assurance Breakdowns and Conducting a Swift and Effective Product Recall in the Event They Occur, American Conference Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 2008
Co-Author, Frye 'Em: Jury Psychology Can Undermine Plaintiffs' Expert Witnesses, For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, December, 2007
Co-Author, An Emerging Litigation Arena, For the Defense, Defense Research Institute, December, 2006
Participant, American Society for Quality 58th Annual Quality Congress, May, 2004
Co-Editor-in-Chief, Preparing For and Trying the Civil Lawsuit, New York State Bar Association, 2004
Editor-in-Chief and Contributing Author, Preparing For and Trying the Civil Lawsuit, 2004 Supplement, New York State Bar Association, 2004
Editor-in-Chief, The Daubert Compendium, Defense Research Institute, January, 2003
Editor-in-Chief and Contributing Author, Preparing For and Trying the Civil Lawsuit, 2000 Supplement, New York State Bar Association, 2000
Editor and Contributing Author, Products Liability in New York: Strategy and Practice, New York State Bar Association, 1997
Co-Author, Admissibility of Expert Testimony, A State-by-State Compendium, Defense Research Institute, 1996
Author, Defenses & Bars, Product Liability Practice Guide, Matthew Bender
Co-Author, Finding the Facts in Products Liability Litigation, For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, October, 1996
Defense Counsel's Approach to Cross-Examination in the Post-Daubert Era, For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, June, 1996
Co-Author, The Hunter, the Ostrich and the Spinmaster, For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, October, 1994
Editor-in-Chief, Preparing For and Trying the Civil Lawsuit, New York State Bar Association, 1987

Presentations
“What Professionals Should Know About Managing and Insuring Cyber Liability Risk and Defending Those Professionals in the Event of a Claim,” USLAW Fall Client Conference
October 2012
Using the New Science of Jury Psychology to Win the Battle of the Experts in High Stakes Litigation, 22nd Annual Medical Device Defense Seminar, Bend, Oregon, June, 2009
How Insurance Agencies And Brokerages, Registered Representatives, And Lawyers Can Benefit From The Upside Of Social Networking While Minimizing The Downside Of A Possible E&O Risk, USLAW Fall Client Conference
October 2010

Successes
Goldberg Segalla Wins Summary Judgment for Laser Component Manufacturer in Product Liability Case
September 2, 2011

Blog
Life Science Matters
Product Liability Playbook

 
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