Madeline S. Baio

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Direct: 215.825.2650
Cell: 610.308.4003
2000 Market Street
Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
T: 215.972.7900
F: 215.564.7699


Maria Dias
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Madeline Baio has more than 40 years of experience representing clients in product liability, premises liability, motor vehicle and employment-related matters. Her clients range from product manufacturers, retailers, trucking companies, transportation network companies, national pharmacy chains, supermarkets, food production companies, restaurants and more.  

Madeline has successfully tried cases to verdict in federal and state courts. Additionally, she has represented clients in appeals, arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. 

Her experience includes representing manufacturers in product liability litigation involving catastrophic injuries and death with claims based on design defect, manufacturing defect, improper warnings, crashworthiness, misrepresentation in advertising and negligence. She defends product manufacturers and suppliers in connection with significant fire loss claims. Her experience also includes representing food production companies in connection with product liability claims involving alleged adulterated, contaminated, and mislabeled food products. 

Madeline defends pharmacy malpractice claims by representing pharmacy and supermarket chains. Her experience includes defending a pharmacy chain in multidistrict litigation alleging failure to warn and other drug-related claims. Additionally, she has handled premises liability and false arrest claims. She represents generic pharmaceutical companies as both litigation counsel and local counsel in connection with Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation and has successfully defended trademark infringement claims on behalf of national and international distributors. 

In her employment practice, Madeline defends and counsels clients from a broad range of industries in matters such as discrimination in hiring, firing and promotion, wages, benefits, civil rights claims, workplace investigations of discrimination and harassment claims. She also collaborates with employers on EEOC and state agency investigations, drafting of employee manuals, employment agreements, severance agreements, non-compete agreements and employment policies and procedures. Madeline regularly presents on emerging employment-related issues at conferences and frequently writes about developments in fields such as LGBTQ+ rights in the workplace and public accommodation. 

In addition, Madeline defends international and domestic insurers against general liability claims, bad faith claims and coverage disputes. 

She has served as an arbitrator for the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas and the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas. She also serves as a judge pro tempore for the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Major Jury Settlement Conference Program. 

A well-recognized leader in the field, Madeline has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating. Additionally, Madeline has be included in the Pennsylvania edition of Super Lawyers magazine since 2021. For more information regarding methodology for these accolades, pursuant to New Jersey Lawyer Advertising guidance, please see here: and No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court. 


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