Personal injury lawyer Noah C. Lauricella joined GoldenbergLaw in 2014. He previously worked at a large Chicago firm where he defended corporations from initiation of suit to trial in products liability matters involving over-the-counter and prescription pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and surgical implants. He also worked on a large number of asbestos cases. As such, Noah brings a diverse and valuable set of skills to the GoldenbergLaw team.
Bar Admissions & Education Denison University – B.A., magna cum laude Denison Honors Scholarship recipient National Merit Scholarship recipient Community Service Award recipient Varsity Football Men’s Rugby Public Relations Chairman, Standards Board Junior Marshall, and Chaplain – Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Washington and Lee University School of Law – J.D. Edward Spencer Graves Honor Scholarship recipient Student Caseworker and Advanced Clinic Student – Black Lung Legal Clinic Sports Czar Inn of Court member Science, Society, and the Arts Planning Committee member Illinois State Bar, 2009 Minnesota State Bar, 2016
Court Admissions Illinois, 2009 United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2009 Minnesota, 2016 United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2016
Professional Associations & Memberships Chicago Bar Association – Member American Association for Justice – Member Legal Technology Professionals Institute (LTPI) – Member Working on LTPI’s Meet and Confer Project focused on providing practical guidance regarding the Rule 26 meet and confer process
Leadership & Appointments Member of the Legal Technology Professionals Institute (LTPI) Working on LTPI’s Meet and Confer Project focused on providing practical guidance regarding the Rule 26 meet and confer process Member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) in MDL No. 2666, In re: Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Products Liability Litigation Member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee (PSC) in MDL No. 2859, In re: Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Prosthesis or M/L Taper Hip Prosthesis With Kinectiv Technology and Versys Femoral Head Products Liability Litigation
Awards & Certifications Honors/Awards Pro Bono Award Winner, Board Member, and Volunteer – Chicago Volunteer Legal Services 2013 Drinker Biddle & Reath James H. Douglas, Jr. Award Recipient for values and belief in the importance of service to the community and the nation through government service and participation in community, education, artistic, and charitable activities Board Member – archi-treasures 2010, 2011 and 2012 Drinker Biddle & Reath Pro Bono Achievement Award Recipient Selected by Minnesota Super Lawyers – Rising Star 2018-2020 Selected by The National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40 2018-2020
Presentations & Publications Speaker at Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP) National Convention in April 2017 in Las Vegas, NV re: bellwether process and screening criteria for cases against 3M involving the Bair Hugger Speaker at American Association for Justice (AAJ) National Convention in February 2016 in Boca Raton, FL re: screening criteria for talcum powder/ovarian cancer cases against Johnson & Johnson Co-presenter of a Minnesota Association for Justice (MAJ) webinar re: The Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer Trials – Why are juries punishing J&J? Author of June 2018 Mitchell Hamline Law Review article entitled “The California Supreme Court Channels Spider-Man: Big Pharma’s Responsibility Begins to Match its Power” Co-presenter of a HarrisMartin webinar re: Surgical Stapler Failure & Resultant Injuries
Pro Bono & Volunteer Activities Volunteer contributing writer – Global Rights for Women: an organization working on a global scale to promote women’s human rights through legal reform and systems change The Darkness of Traumatic Brain Injuries: Not Just for Football Anymore Founder and Clinical Supervisor – pro bono legal clinic in partnership with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, Erie Neighborhood House, and Loyola University Chicago School of Law Volunteer Attorney – Domestic Violence Legal Clinic Volunteer Attorney – National Immigrant Justice Center Guest Teacher – Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago “Lawyers in the Classroom” program Judge – Project Soapbox Public Speaking Competition Reading Tutor and Mentor – Working in the Schools program Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for Haven Housing
Mass Tort Areas of Practice Bair Hugger Granuflo & Naturalyte Knee Replacement Devices Talcum Powder Tasigna Personal Injury & Defective Products Auto Accidents Children’s Toys Contaminated Food Flammable Clothing Gas Explosion Industrial Machinery Medical Malpractice Premises Liability Tools Toxic Exposure Truck Accidents Vehicles Wrongful Deaths
Experience Dangerous Medical Devices & Defective Drugs and Supplements including: Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft, ASR Hip Implants, Infant Tylenol, Risperdal, Topamax, Rolaids, Zimmer Persona Knee Implants, DePuy Attune Knee Implants, Smith & Nephew Genesis II Knee Implants, Smith & Nephew Journey Deuce Knee Implants, Arthrex iBalance Knee Implants, Exactech Optetrak Knee Implants, Surgical Staplers, Stockert 3T Heater Cooler Devices, Propecia, DePuy Synthes Elbow Implants, and Nugenix. Product Liability including: Talcum Powder, Asbestos-Containing Products, Lead Poisoning, Forklifts, Scissor Lifts, Garage Doors, Flooring, and Food Poisoning. Automobile and Truck Collisions. Construction Accidents including: Beams, Garage Doors, and OSHA Violations. Wrongful Death including: Ovarian Cancer, Drug Adverse Effects, and Medical Device Malfunctions.