Mr. Fodera was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He is an experienced civil trial attorney who maintains a national practice of law concentrated in the areas of medical malpractice, product liability, catastrophic injury, medical device, and pharmaceutical litigation. Mr. Fodera represents injured parties in cases involving catastrophic injury or death resulting from medical mistakes by physicians and other medical providers, construction accidents, faulty medical devices, dangerous prescription drugs, and defective consumer and industrial products.
He is a 1989 graduate of The Temple University School of Law and a 1978 graduate of La Salle University, both in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Fodera has received numerous multi-million dollar verdicts for his clients at trial, and is a member of the “Million Dollar Advocates Forum“. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and before the Federal Courts of the United States. Mr. Fodera has appeared in matters before The Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, The Superior Court of Pennsylvania, The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, The Superior Court of New Jersey, United States District Courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, Illinois, Alabama, New Mexico, Utah, Florida, Louisiana, and California, as well as The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Mr. Fodera is a sustaining member and a Leaders Forum member of The American Association for Justice, He is on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Fodera also maintains membership in The Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, The American Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is a Sustaining Member of Trial Lawyers for Public Justice and has been named “Advocate” by The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mr. Fodera has also taught practicing attorneys trial strategy and techniques for The National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and has lectured on issues involving medical malpractice and wrongful death. Mr. Fodera maintains the highest rating by Martindale – Hubbell.
Most recently he has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, a distinction reserved for the top five percent of Attorneys in the State.