Joseph McGlone is an experienced litigator, having tried over 50 civil and criminal matters to verdict. His practice involves counseling on and litigation in all aspects of civil litigation with a focus on insurance services, commercial, construction, and municipal property taxes.

Mr. McGlone has successfully litigated the defense of numerous actions through trial in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has handled a significant number of appeals before the New Jersey Appellate Division and Supreme Court.

Mr. McGlone’s practice encompasses an extensive caseload, including multi-party construction defect claims involving breach of contract, risk transfer, code violations, fraud, and insurance coverage issues. He also handles complex cases in the areas of products liability, wrongful death, trucking and transportation liability, and professional malpractice. Additionally, Mr. McGlone represents school districts, municipalities, private corporations, and community organizations, including youth sports leagues and YMCAs, in cases alleging sexual abuse, negligent hiring, retention, and supervision, and violations of the New Jersey Child Sexual Abuse Act and similar state laws.  

Mr. McGlone regularly provides seminars to clients of the firm and attorneys in New Jersey involving a wide range of issues, ranging from contractual risk transfer, trial strategy and techniques, and developments in insurance coverage law.


  • Kubert v. Best, 432 N.J. Super. 495 (App. Div. 2013)
  • Crippen v. Central Jersey Concrete Pipe Co., 176 N.J. 397 (2003)

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Honors & Awards

  • Included in New Jersey Super Lawyers® list (2023-2024) for Civil Litigation: Defense (conferred by Thomson Reuters)

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Memberships & Affiliations

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association

Government Service

  • Assistant Prosecutor, Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, 1992-1998


  • Hon. Nicholas G. Mandak, A.J.S.C. (Ret.)