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Joseph A. Ricchezza

Joseph A. Ricchezza

Managing Partner
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
215-606-6603 (PA)
856-842-0771 (NJ)
215-606-6601 (PA)
856-354-8075 (NJ)

Joseph Ricchezza was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is currently a resident of New Jersey. Mr. Ricchezza actively litigates matters throughout the State of New Jersey and in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties, He has also been admitted pro hac vice in other jurisdictions at the request of his clients. He serves as an appointed arbitrator and mediator at the request of various insurance carriers and defendants. He also provides periodic seminars and educational courses covering a wide variety of topics including deposition strategy and techniques, evidence preservation, personal injury protection benefits, defense and indemnity obligations, commercial vehicle emergency investigations, mitigation of damages in catastrophic loss cases and common carrier liability. He is the author of "Threshold Determinations Pennsylvania's Unique Approach to Strict Products Liability" and "A Critique of the Various Court Secrecy Reforms and a Model for Future Reforms".

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Vehicle Transportation
  • Products Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Public Utility Litigation
  • Dram Shop Litigation
  • General Casualty

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1992
  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1992


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. cum laude - 1992
    • Law Journal: Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, 1991 - 1992
  • Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 1989
    • Major: Accounting
    • Minor: Humanities Honors Program

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • New Jersey Defense Association, Member
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member


  • Tau Kappa Epsilon
  • Beta Kappa Psi
Contact Us

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1601 Market Street
Suite 2500
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Tel: 215-606-6600
Fax: 215-606-6601
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Sewell, New Jersey
Tower Commons
123 Egg Harbor Road
Suite 406
Sewell, NJ 08080
Tel: 856-354-8074
Fax: 856-354-8075
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Wilmington, Delaware
222 Delaware Avenue
11th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
Tel: 302-655-4290
Fax: 302-655-4291
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New York, New York
110 East 59th Street
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10022  
Tel: 646-432-5508
Fax: 646-432-5509
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