Joanne E. Matusko

Joanne E. Matusko

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

NastLaw LLC
 | 1101 Market Street, Suite 2801
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-923-9300
Fax: 215-923-9302
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010, 2013
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Joanne E. Matusko’s practice involves complex litigation, mass tort personal injury litigation including pharmaceutical and product liability cases, class action litigation and antitrust litigation.

    Ms. Matusko received her Bachelor of Science from Acadia University and her Juris Doctorate from the Widener University School of Law, where she received a Certificate of Achievement Award for Insurance Law and was a member of the Moot Court team. She also holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Lebanon Valley College and an Associates degree from Hahneman University of Allied Health Professions in medical technology.

    Ms. Matusko is admitted to practice on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the Eastern District to Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. 

    Ms. Matusko received a Prominent listing on Martindale-Hubbell in June 2011 and was selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star lawyer in 2010 and 2013 and as a Super Lawyer from 2014 to present.  She was also selected as one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in Pennsylvania in 2018.

    Most recently, Ms. Matusko served on both the Multi-district Litigation (“MDL”) and Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas (“PCCP”) Bellwether Case Selection Committees. In this capacity, Ms. Matusko analyzed medical records and supporting documents for more than 100 Xarelto Plaintiffs and participated in selecting the Bellwether Pool cases in the PCCP Mass Tort Program.

    Additionally, Ms. Matusko was tasked with coordinating with Defendants and PCCP Plaintiffs’ counsel to resolve outstanding Xarelto discovery deficiencies.

    Ms. Matusko also served as a member of the Trial Committee in Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella Gianvi Product Liability Litigation, September Term 2009, No. 1307 (Phila. C.C.P.). 

    Ms. Matusko is currently involved in the following additional cases:

    • In re COVID-19 Business Interruption Protection Insurance Litigation
    • In re GM Ignition Switch Recall Products Liability Litigation
    • In re Invokana (Canagliflozin) Products Liability Litigation
    • In re Proton Pump Inhibitor Products Liability Litigation
    • In re Testosterone Products Liability Litigation

    About Joanne Matusko

    Admitted: 2003, Pennsylvania

    Professional Webpage: http://www.nastlaw.com/our-firm/our-lawyers/joanne-e-matusko...

    Honors/Awards:

    • Ms. Matusko received a Prominent listing from Martindale-Hubbell in 2011., Prominent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2011
    • Ms. Matusko was selected as one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in Pennsylvania in 2018. , Top 50 Female Lawyers in Pennsylvania, Super Lawyers , 2018
    • Ms. Matusko received the Michael G. Nast Access to Justice Award in recognition of pro bono work undertaken with several colleagues in 2006., Lancaster Bar Association Award, Lancaster Bar Association , 2006

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Ms. Matusko is a member of the American Bar Association, Lancaster Bar Association and the American Association of Justice. She is also a member of the Widener University School of Law and the Lebanon Valley College Alumni Associations., 2019
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    Office Location for Joanne E. Matusko

    1101 Market Street
    Suite 2801
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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    Last Updated: 2/22/2021

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