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John BadagliaccaPartner Profiles

John Badagliacca
East Hanover, New Jersey

(973) 509-7500
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Mr. Badagliacca is a graduate of Fordham University and Seton Hall University School of Law. Following a one-year clerkship in the Superior Court of New Jersey with the Honorable Joseph J. Salerno, J.S.C., he joined the firm in 1987. He devotes the majority of his practice to the representation of defendants in employment law, professional liability and premises liability matters as well as representing insurance carriers on insurance coverage issues. Throughout his career, Mr. Badagliacca has represented his clients in all the various New Jersey state and federal courts, both at the trial court and appellate court levels.

Areas of Practice:

Employment Law
Professional Liability
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Insurance Coverage
Residential Real Estate

Litigation Percentage:

80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:

New Jersey, 1986
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1986
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1999


Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1986

Fordham University, Bronx, NY, 1983
Major: English

Representative Cases:

In re: Anne L. O'Dowd, 233 F.3d 197 (U.S.C.A. 3rd Cir. 2000)
Property Casualty Company of MCA v. Conway, 147 N.J. 322 (N.J. Supreme Court 1997)
Albarran v. Lukas, 276 N.J. Super. 91 (N.J. Appellate Division 1994)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New Jersey Defense Association, 1988 - Present

Essex County Bar Association, 2002 - Present

Professional Liability Underwriting Society – 2010 - Present

Cedar Grove Township Planning Board, 1992 - Present

Past Employment Positions:

Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Passaic County, Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph J. Salerno, J.S.C., 1986 - 1987

Pro Bono Activities:

Counsel, Grover Cleveland Park Conservancy
Counsel, Cedar Grove Junior Baseball & Softball League



The law offices of Garrity, Graham, Murphy, Garofalo & Flinn provide legal services throughout the State of New Jersey including Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Union, Middlesex and Passaic counties. Our attorneys specialize in the areas of Automobile Defense Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate Defense, Employment-Related Practices, Environmental Law, Toxic Tort and Multi-District Litigation, Estates and Trusts, Family Law and Divorce, Healthcare Malpractice, Hospital Professional Liability, Insurance and Reinsurance Coverage and Litigation, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device, Premises and Security Liability, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Real Estate and Transportation Law