Daniel Goldberg-Gradess is a litigator who focuses his practice on product liability and mass torts. He represents life sciences and insurance companies as well as local nonprofits in complex proceedings in state and federal court.
Mr. Goldberg-Gradess has spearheaded litigation strategy, second-seated depositions, prepared expert and corporate witnesses for deposition, and drafted motions, complaints, and other legal papers and memoranda. He is skilled at all phases of fact discovery including managing teams of associates and staff attorneys in large-scale electronic document productions and negotiating discovery disputes with opposing counsel.
Mr. Goldberg-Gradess is Dechert’s lead attorney handling a million-dollar construction dispute on behalf of Urban Pathways, Inc., a nonprofit that provides housing and supportive services to low-income and formerly homeless New Yorkers. He has represented a New Jersey conservation group in multiple appeals challenging a state agency’s approval of a gas pipeline through a conservation area and filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in support of international public health organizations.
- A major pharmaceutical company in more than one thousand federal and state lawsuits brought by state attorneys general, cities, municipalities, hospitals, and third-party payors alleging fraudulent marketing practices.
- A major insurance company as national coordinating defense counsel in Hurricane Katrina litigation in Louisiana and Mississippi.
- A Fortune 100 Company in thousands of asbestos-related lawsuits arising out of the company’s historic sales of asbestos products and ownership of talc mines.
- Brown University, A.B., 2007
- New York University School of Law, J.D., 2018, NYU Environmental Law Journal, Articles Editor
- New York
- Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, First Department