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Julia A. López is a partner in the firm’s Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in the areas of products liability litigation and commercial litigation. She primarily defends pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Her experience includes working on single plaintiff matters, coordinated cases, and multidistrict litigation in both federal and state courts. Representative products in her mass tort litigation experience include contraceptives, hormone replacement therapy products and vaginal mesh. She has counseled clients in all aspects of litigation from early case assessments and initial filings through resolution including trials.

Credentials

  • Rutgers School of Law, 2006, J.D.
  • Georgetown University, 1999, B.S.B.A.

  • New Jersey
  • New York

  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2020 Fellow
  • Immediate Past President and 39th President, Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
  • Regional President for Region III (NJ) and Deputy National Finance Director, Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Trustee, New Jersey Hispanic Bar Foundation
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association 
  • Former appointed member, New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Minority Concerns
  • Former appointed member, New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Civil Practice

  • Honorable Esther Salas, U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • Honorable John E. Wallace, Supreme Court - New Jersey

  • Spanish

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized by NJBIZ on its 2019 and 2020 Law Power 50 List as one of NJ’s most influential attorneys. The Law Power 50 List is issued by NJBIZ. A description of the selection methodology can be found at NJBIZ.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 
  • Recognized by ROI-NJ on its 2019 Most Impactful People of Color List. The Most Impactful People of Color List is issued by ROI-NJ. A description of the selection methodology can be found at roi-nj.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Recognized by NJBIZ on its 2019 Manufacturing Power 50 List for her work with pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. The Manufacturing Power 50 List is issued by NJBIZ. A description of the selection methodology can be found at NJBIZ.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 
  • Presented with the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 2019 Affiliate of the Year for her work at the helm of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey. The Affiliate of the Year award is issued by the Hispanic National Bar Association. A description of the selection methodology can be found at hnba.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Presented with the Defensores de la Justicia award by Rutgers Law School-Camden’s ALIANZA. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Presented with the Good Scout Award by the Boy Scouts of America. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Presented with the 2019 Social Justice Champion Award by the Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 
  • Presented with Distinguished Young Alumni Award by the Rutgers Law Review. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 
  • Recognized as a Top Lawyer Under 40 by the Hispanic National Bar Association. The “Top Lawyers Under 40” list is issued by the Hispanic National Bar Association. A description of the selection methodology can be found on hnba.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Honoree at Rutgers-Association of Latin American Law Students’ Fiesta Con Sabor. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.