Goldberg Segalla • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1700 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Madeline Baio represents product manufacturers, retailers, trucking companies, national pharmacy chains, supermarkets, food production companies, and restaurants in product liability, premises liability, and employment-related matters. She has tried cases to verdict in federal and state courts, and has represented clients in appeals as well as arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
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.
Her employment experience includes defending and counseling clients from a broad range of industries, including Fortune 100 companies, with regard to 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.
In addition, she defends international and domestic insurers against general liability claims, bad faith claims, and coverage disputes.
Madeline has also defended a national drug store chain in connection with pharmacy malpractice, premises liability, and false arrest claims, as well as multidistrict litigation, concerning failure to warn and other drug-related 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.
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.
Activities, Awards, AcknowledgmentsProfessional Affiliations: National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA): Chair, Employment Practices Committee; Member, Annual Conference Planning Committee
Community Involvement: Middletown Township Business Association, Rotary Club of Media, Relay for Life: Captain
- College: Clark University, B.A.
- Law School: Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit