jalopez@reedsmith.com

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Julia is a senior associate in the firm’s Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in the areas of product liability litigation and commercial litigation. She defends pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in mass tort litigation, involving products such as contraceptives and vaginal mesh. Julia has experience working on single plaintiff matters, as well as coordinated cases and multidistrict litigation in both federal and state courts. She also has experience in handling general aspects of litigation, including drafting pleadings, coordinating and conducting discovery, taking fact depositions, working closely with experts, and extensive motion practice. She has also counseled clients in cases involving breach of contract, business torts, and other complex business disputes, as well as in government pharmaceutical pricing investigations.

Awards & Recognition

  • Presented with Distinguished Young Alumni Award by the Rutgers Law Review 
  • Recognized as a Top Lawyer Under 40 by the Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Honoree at Rutgers-Association of Latin American Law Students’ Fiesta Con Sabor

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

  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Served on the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Minority Concerns
  • Appointed to the 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