Madeline has significant experience representing manufacturers in product liability litigation involving catastrophic injuries and death with claims based on design defect, manufacturing defect, improper warnings, crashworthiness, misrepresentation in advertising, and negligence. She has also defended product manufacturers and suppliers in connection with significant fire loss claims and has represented food production companies in connection with product liability claims involving alleged adulterated, contaminated, and mislabeled food products.
Madeline has extensive experience defending against medical and pharmacy malpractice claims. Over the past 16 years, she has represented pharmacy and supermarket chains in pharmacy malpractice matters. In addition, she has defended a pharmacy chain in multidistrict litigation alleging failure to warn and other drug-related claims, as well as in premises liability and false arrest claims. She represents generic pharmaceutical companies as both litigation counsel and local counsel in connection with Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation and has successfully defended trademark infringement claims on behalf of national and international distributors.
Her employment experience includes defending and counseling clients from a broad range of industries, including Fortune 100 companies, regarding matters such as discrimination in hiring, firing, and promotion; wages; benefits; civil rights claims; workplace investigations of discrimination and harassment claims; and drafting of employee manuals, employment agreements, severance agreements, non-compete agreements, and employment policies and procedures. A trusted authority within her practice area, Madeline regularly presents on emerging employment-related issues at conferences around the country, and frequently contributes to GS Employment and Labor client alerts as well as the firm's Professional Liability Magazine, covering developments in fields such as LGBT rights in the workplace and public accommodation.
In addition, she defends international and domestic insurers against general liability claims, bad faith claims, and coverage disputes.
An AV-rated attorney, Madeline has served as an arbitrator for the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas and the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.
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•Goldberg Segalla Partner Madeline S. Baio Elected to National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association Board of Directors
June 12, 2017
•Madeline S. Baio and Jennifer M. Mannion Join Goldberg Segalla in Philadelphia
September 2, 2014
•Presenter and Moderator, ADA Accessibility-From Brick and Mortar to the World Wide Web-Is Your Business Compliant? NRRDA Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 1, 2018
•Advisor, Employment Law Updates in the Era of Trump, Dreamers and the #MeToo Movement, NRRDA Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 1, 2018
• The Transitioning Workplace: Sexual Orientation, Expression, and Gender Identity Under Title VII, ADA, and State Law, Employment Practices Liability Insurance ExecuSummit, Scottsdale, AZ, April 25, 2017
• Recent Developments in the EEOC and in the Courts, NRRDA Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March 2, 2016
• From the Federal Agencies to the Courthouse, Hot Topics and Recent Developments in Labor and Employment Law, NRRDA Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, March 2, 2016
• Overview: Title VII and Other Federal Employment Laws, NRRDA Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 28, 2013
• Obesity: A Weighty Employment Issue, NRRDA Newsletter, December 2015
• Electronics and the Right to Privacy in the Workplace, The Legal Intelligencer, February 23, 2010
•National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA)
•Member, Board of Directors
•Board Advisor and Former Chair, Employment Practices Committee
•Member, Annual Conference Planning Committee
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