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Mr. Duffy is a litigator and Director at Gibbons, where he represents clients in a broad range of litigation matters. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers® in the area of Product Liability Defense, New Jersey Super Lawyers in the areas of Business Litigation and Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation, and has been named annually to the Irish Legal 100 since 2011. Although based in the firm’s headquarters in Newark, NJ, Mr. Duffy also regularly represents clients in New York and Pennsylvania, where he is also admitted to practice, and in many other jurisdictions where he has been admitted pro hac vice.
For 30 years, Mr. Duffy has defended a wide range of traditional materials and equipment manufacturers and drug product manufacturers in personal injury, wrongful death, and property damage cases alleging design and manufacturing defects and failure to warn, including, but not limited to, cases arising out of accidents and exposure to asbestos-containing products. Mr. Duffy has also represented an array of private and public entities in a variety of business litigation matters, including breach of contract and other commercial disputes, defamation and other media law matters, and land use cases involving zoning and condemnation. Moreover, he is certified in E-Discovery Best Practices and is a founding member of the Gibbons Electronic Discovery & Information Management Counseling Task Force. He regularly counsels clients and frequently lectures on information governance and e-discovery issues.
Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
- Editorial Board, Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal
Rutgers University (B.A.)
State of New Jersey
State of New York
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
State of New Jersey, Office of the Courts
District VB (Suburban Essex)
Ethics Committee, September 2003
Essex County Bar Association
Morris County Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Electronic Discovery Committee
Judicial clerk to the Honorable Joseph T. Ryan, Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Hudson County
Intern to the Honorable Nicholas H. Politan, United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey