Julia M. Rafferty is an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the Philadelphia office of Lavin, O’Neil, Cedrone & DiSipio. Ms. Rafferty has extensive litigation experience defending national and international companies in complex litigation. Ms. Rafferty focuses her practice on Product Liability, Medical Device and Mass Tort Litigation matters.
Ms. Rafferty is a 2002 graduate of Villanova University School of Law in Villanova, Pennsylvania. Ms. Rafferty graduated from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science from the Carroll School of Management.
Ms. Rafferty is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, United States District Court District of New Jersey, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Ms. Rafferty is active in the community serving on the Board of Directors of SpeakUp! and chairing the Kimmel Center Corporate Council.
Ms. Rafferty was recognized by The Legal Intelligencer as one of Pennsylvania’s “Lawyers on the Fast Track” in 2007. Ms. Rafferty was also named a “Rising Star” in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007 and 2006 by Super Lawyers.
Ms. Rafferty is a seasoned litigator having spent several years prior to joining Lavin, O’Neil, Cedrone & DiSipio representing national and international companies in litigation matters. In addition, Ms. Rafferty worked in Human Resource Management and Business Consulting before attending law school.