Joseph DiGregorio

Partner

NYC Office

Phone212-313-3600
Fax212-608-8901, 212-608-8902
E-mailJdigregorio@bmmfirm.com

Education

University of South Florida (B.A., 1998)
Syracuse University (J.D., 2002)

Bar Admissions

New York — 2003
Florida — 2007
United States District Court, Southern District of New York — 2004
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York — 2004
United States District Courts, Northern Districts of New York — 2014

Bio

Mr. DiGregorio has litigated complex civil matters in both state and federal court. His experience includes general liability, products liability, toxic torts, mass torts, property damage, subrogation, personal injury, labor law, and commercial litigation.

Noteworthy Accomplishments & Decisions

Thibodeau v. 3M Co., (N.Y. Sup. Ct., N.Y. County, 190436/2012) (Scarpulla, J., February 23, 2014) second chaired a defense verdict trial

Kilcer v Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., 86 A.D. 3d 682, 926 N.Y.S.2d 224 (App. Div., 3rd Dept., July 7, 2011), drafted an argued appeal where trial court was reversed and case was dismissed via the doctrine of judicial estoppels

Oakes v. Wal-Mart Real Estate Bus. Trust, Sup. Ct., Franklin County, 1062/2007 (June 20, 2011), aff’d 99 A.D.3d 31, 948 N.Y.S.2d 748 (App. Div., 3rd Dept. 2012) drafted and argued motion for summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s Labor Law § 240 claim

Mandarino v. Mandarino, 04 Civ. 148 (GWG), 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 30222 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 29, 2010), second chaired evidentiary hearing whether statute of limitations was not equitably tolled; drafted post hearing submission

Big Apple Pyrotechnics and Multimedia Inc. v. Sparktacular Inc., 05 Civ. 9994 (KMW), 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17163 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 9, 2007), drafted motion and memorandum of law to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction

Director v. Algoma Hardwoods, Inc., (N.Y. City Asbestos Lit., 115923/2006), argued summary judgment motion;

Botchman v. Ellis Corp., 05 Civ. 9533 (MDF) (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 20, 2006) drafted and argued vocational rehabilitation expert is appropriate under F.R.C.P. Rule 35

Bianco v. A.O. Smith Water Products Co., (N.Y. City Asbestos Lit., 115546/2006), argued summary judgment motion; drafted motion for stay of trial regarding consolidation of six unrelated asbestos cases

Elsner v. A.O. Smith Water Products Co., (N.Y. City Asbestos Lit., 113585/2005), argued motion to dismiss/traverse hearing for insufficient service

In Re Seventh Judicial Dist. Asbestos Lit., 1 Misc. 3d 279, 764 N.Y.S.2d 168 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2003), argued summary judgment motion

Oken v. A.C. & S., Inc., (N.Y. City Asbestos Lit., 118839/2002), drafted motion to sever third party action

Cavinaqua v. Lazlo N. Tauber Assoc. I. LLC., (N.Y. Sup. Ct., N.Y. County, 121105/2002), drafted summary judgment motion

Hayes v. Joseph Cole Rest. Corp., (N.Y. Sup. Ct., Kings County, 36199/2002), drafted motion to enforce prior preclusion and summary judgment orders.

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