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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, breast implants, 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. Julia has extensive experience in mass tort discovery, including written discovery, voluminous document productions, e-discovery, and taking and defending plaintiff, fact witness, treater, and expert depositions. She has also worked with medical, engineering, and other technical experts in developing litigation themes. 

Credenciales

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

  • Nueva Jersey
  • Nueva 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

  • Vice President - Programs-Su Carrera, Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Appointed Member, Merit Selection Panel, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Trustee, Advisory Committee, Kids-In-Need of Defense
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2020 Fellow
  • 39th President, Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
  • 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
  • Former appointed member, Scholarship Committee, New Jersey State Bar Foundation

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

  • Español

Premios y reconocimientos

  • Named as a 2023 INvolve/EMpower Top 100 Executive Role Model. The EMpower Top 100 Executives List is issued by INvolve/EMpower. A description of the selection methodology can be found at empower.involverolemodels.org. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Presented with 2023 Pillar of Justice Pro Bono Award by New Jersey State Bar Association along with M. Geist and J. McDonald for pro bono leadership in Reed Smith’s Princeton office.
  • Recognized by Al DIA as a 2022 Top Lawyer in the law firm category. A description of the selection methodology can be found at aldianews.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Recognized by NJBIZ on its 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 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 on the Inaugural 2022 ROI-NJ Influencer: Law list. 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 ROI-NJ on the ROI-NJ Influencers: Manufacturing list for 2020, 2021, and 2022. 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 with Leaders in Law Award in 2021. 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.
  • Named an honoree in The New Jersey Law Journal's 2021 New Jersey Legal Awards in the "Mentor" category. The New Jersey Legal Awards are issued by New Jersey Law Journal. A description of the selection methodology can be found at law.com. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Named a recipient of a Professional Lawyer of the Year Award 2020 from the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law. The Professional Lawyers of the Year list is issued by New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law. A description of the selection methodology can be found at njsba.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.
  • 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. 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.
  • 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.