- Cyber Risk and Social Media
|Contact Info||Telephone: 267.519.6852|
|University ||Bucknell University, B.A., 2008|
|Law School||Temple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2011|
|Admitted||Pennsylvania; New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania|
•American Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association
Michael Luongo is an associate in the firm's Philadelphia office. Michael has experience representing clients in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He concentrates his practice in aviation law, products liability, professional malpractice, and commercial litigation.
In the area of aviation law, Michael has defended national air carriers and aircraft maintenance and repair facilities in property and casualty liability claims as well as violations of anti-discrimination and disability laws. He has achieved dismissal of actions on federal preemption grounds and failure to plead violations of federal aviation statutes and regulations.
In products liability matters, Michael has defended manufacturers of industrial machinery as well as retailers of consumer products. His professional malpractice experience includes the defense of accounting firms, law firms, and insurance brokerage firms. He has argued professional liability claims before trial and appellate courts, and resolved claims through alternative dispute resolution.
In June 2014, Michael successfully litigated a bench trial of a client accused of fraud and invasion of privacy for the unauthorized use of the plaintiffs' names and likenesses. He argued issues of first impression related to First Amendment free speech rights and the limits of civil privacy torts and obtained a defense verdict on all counts.
Prior to joining Goldberg Segalla, Michael served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Anne E. Lazarus in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. In law school, Michael was an articles editor for the Temple Journal of Science, Technology & Environmental Law. He is a regular contributor to the firm's Professional Liability Matters blog.
•Author, “ Seven Lessons for Litigating Your First Case Through Trial, ” Professional Services Liability, American Bar Association, November 11, 2014
•Co-Author, “When Is It Criminal to Issue a Subpoena? The Intersection of Subpoena Practice and the Unauthorized Practice of Law, ” For the Defense, Defense Research Institute, October 2013
•Co-Author, “Fantasy Sports: A Real Game-Changer for Employers, ” Lehigh Valley Business, November 16, 2012
•Author, “Post-Conviction Due Process Right to Access DNA Evidence, ” 29 Temp. Envtl. L. & Tech. J. 127 (2010)
•Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Work
May 12, 2015
•Michael P. Luongo Joins Goldberg Segalla
September 10, 2012
•Professional Liability Matters
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Employer Liability for Privacy Breach?
Seth L. Laver,Seth L. Laver,Michael P. Luongo,Michael P. Luongo, March 24, 2015
Professionals are often entrusted with confidential information. Ethical rules as well as federal and state laws limit when such information may be accessed by professionals and under what circumstances it may be disseminated. Sure, professionals may be held accountable for errors that result in...
“Friending” Leads to Ethics Complaint
Seth L. Laver,Michael P. Luongo, March 12, 2015
An important aspect of litigation requires counsel to become investigator, to track leads, to turn every stone. Counsel seeks to better understand her adversary. Generally, this discovery process takes the form of formal document production, a long-standing and generally understood method of...
Advertising Via Text is :(
Sharon Angelino,Seth L. Laver,Michael P. Luongo, March 12, 2015
We work in a competitive environment in which professionals seek various methods to reach would-be clients. Social media and other electronic resources may help professionals to connect and establish the brand. But, your friends at PL Matters routinely warn of the risks of new marketing methods...
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