Joe Ross

Joe Ross

Lawyer in Princeton, he/him


Joe is an Associate in Goldberg Segalla's Philadelphia and Princeton offices. He focuses on professional liability, directors and officers, and complex litigation. He has successfully represented businesses and professionals in state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

His practice has included the defense of lawyers, doctors, insurance producers, real estate agent and other professionals. He has also worked on wrongful death claims, high-value insurance coverage actions, environmental Superfund actions, and business disputes. Joe has a strong background in large-scale electronic and other complex discovery.

Joe spent years defending clients at all stages of litigation, including taking and defending depositions, arbitration, mediation, dispositive motion practice, pre-trial settlement negotiations, oral argument, and appellate practice.

Work Experience

2024 — Now

Litigating in the Management and Professional Liability Group, including Errors and Omissions, Directors and Officers and other claims against licensed professionals such as attorneys, insurance brokers, real estate agents, contractors; Also working on commercial, contractual, wrongful death and other actions in state and federal courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

2022 — 2024
Of Counsel at Kiernan Trebach LLP
Philadelphia, PA

Litigated Professional Liability, Errors and Omissions, and Directors and Officers claims, including medical malpractice, skilled nursing facilities, and proceedings before licensing boards; Also handled personal injury, premises liability, and workers' compensation actions

2022 — 2022
Associate Attorney at Norris McLaughlin
Bridgewater, NJ

Litigated complex environmental and insurance coverage actions at the state and federal levels, including contribution and declaratory actions, confidential allocations, and coverage disputes across decades of primary, excess and umbrella insurance layers

2017 — 2022
Of Counsel at Lydecker LLP
Jersey City, NJ

Litigated Professional Liability, Errors and Omissions, and Directors and Officers claims. Also handled insurance coverage, environmental, personal injury, premises liability, and workers' compensation actions.

2014 — 2017
Attorney Regulatory Officer at NJ Dept. of Children and Families
Trenton, NJ

Developed policy in collaboration with other government entities, including development of proposed rules, evaluation of proposed legislation, and analysis of policies affecting management of Department programs; Ethics Liaison Officer to the New Jersey State Ethics Commission; Open Public Records Act Custodian, implementing OPRA regulations in the evaluation of and responses to complex, large-volume records requests


2010 — 2013
J.D. at Temple University Beasley School of Law
Philadelphia, PA
2005 — 2010
B.A. in English Literature at Saint Joseph's University
Philadelphia, PA