Joe W. Tomaselli, Jr.
Partner / Dallas

P: 214-880-9903
F: 972-996-0993

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"[Joe Tomaselli] is excellent at working with experts and on complex science issues - it's his area of specialty, taking very complex science and making it understandable for judges and juries." – Chambers USA (ranked 2009-2022)

“Joe Tomaselli is a terrific litigator who frequently represents major pharmaceutical and medical device clients in mass torts. Clients are quick to highlight Joe Tomaselli’s in-depth understanding of technical information and his ability to take cases to trial.” – Chambers USA (ranked 2009-2022)

“Joe Tomaselli Jr is recommended for his top-tier work in the product liability arena, standing out for his vast experience litigating” complex cases including “mass tort claims for major clients in the pharmaceutical sector.” – Who’s Who Legal (recognized 2016-2022)

Joe Tomaselli is a go-to litigator and master strategist renowned for developing and implementing winning scientific theories of the case on behalf of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Clients facing high profile mass tort cases routinely recruit Joe to join and lead science and medical expert teams where he marshals scientific evidence and theories, retains leading medical experts, handles key depositions and evidentiary hearings, and serves as trial counsel.

Joe’s successes securing favorable pre-trial resolutions and defense verdicts in a host of bet-the-company litigations have earned him a well-deserved reputation as one of the nation’s best products liability lawyers. As reported by Chambers USA: “Joe Tomaselli has an encyclopedic knowledge of the relevant facts and information” and “adds incredible value because of his business acumen and academic training.” “According to sources, he impresses by diving into the scientific literature and providing unique insight.” “Clients appreciate Joe Tomaselli for his responsiveness, intelligence and litigation skills.” The Legal 500 echoes these sentiments, reporting feedback that “the distinguished” Joe Tomaselli is "highly recommended: one of the best trial lawyers I have worked with.” According to LMG Life Sciences, Joe is known as one of “the top product liability attorneys in the United States.

Joe’s reputation goes beyond working up and trying complex cases. Companies defending products liability actions recognize that a well-developed, comprehensive, scientific theory of the case is critical not only for trial, but also for executing a winning Daubert and summary judgment strategy to either narrow the case or avoid trial altogether. Joe is a proven national leader in this area. In addition, Joe excels in leveraging litigation theories and wins in designing global settlement programs that have efficiently disposed of thousands of cases nationwide.