JOSEPH M. MARRONE

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone: 215-732-6700
Fax: 215-732-7660
Emailjmarrone@marronelawfirm.com

Websitewww.marronelawfirm.com

Joseph Marrone, Esq. is the founding partner of Marrone Law Firm, LLC based in Center City, Philadelphia. The high-powered litigator established the practice in 1993, and has since garnered numerous honors and awards — including Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® in 2016, 2017 & 2018 for his impressive legal skill, which focuses on various areas of civil litigation including catastrophic injuries, civil rights, criminal defense and entertainment. Joseph has achieved impressive results trying cases involving serious personal injury, products and premises liability, medical malpractice and significant motor vehicle accident cases. He has also gained recognition for his work as a powerful criminal defense attorney, winning numerous notable verdicts over the years representing influential clients, as well as making himself available to the indigent in need of counsel.  His multiple successes in these areas of law have catapulted him into the media spotlight. Marrone is frequently requested to provide legal analysis about breaking legal matters and “hot topics” for various national T.V. news outlets and radio programs. He has been a regular legal contributor on the nationally syndicated, iHeart Radio show, “This Morning – America’s First News with Gordon Deal”, speaking on a variety of legal topics making today’s headlines.

Joseph is barred in New Jersey (1991); Pennsylvania (1992), and New York (2004). He is also licensed to practice in the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.  Additionally, he has handled cases in other states such as, Florida, California, Connecticut (Mohegan Tribunal Court) and North Carolina on a “pro hac vice” basis.

Over the past two decades, Marrone has taken on a number of high-profile cases resulting in multi-million-dollar verdicts or settlements. Some of Joseph’s most noteworthy settlements include, but are not limited to: being part of the team of attorneys responsible for the unprecedented $227 million settlement for a Salvation Army building collapse case in Philadelphia; a $17 million settlement for a medical malpractice lawsuit when a man was admitted to a local hospital for an elective heart procedure which left him permanently incapacitated; a $4 million settlement for the estate of a woman who died as a result of hospital malpractice; a $2.9 million settlement for a man who drowned at a New York resort; a $2 million settlement for the estate of a New Jersey State Trooper killed in car accident; and a $2 million settlement (the largest settlement in the Mohegan Tribunal Court at that time)  against a major casino on behalf of a noteworthy entertainer involved in a limo accident. To review a complete list of Joseph’s verdicts and settlements, visit the Results page on the firm’s website at www.marronelawfirm.com

Joe’s legal acumen also extends to representing prominent clients in the world of television, music and film. In addition to serving as legal counsel in the entertainment industry, he is also an entrepreneur, executive and consultant. He has brokered joint ventures in recording and publishing, with various companies such as Sony, Universal Music Group, Interscope, EMI, Warner Brothers and Atlantic Records. His efforts resulted in numerous platinum albums and soundtracks. Joe’s successes extend into the T.V. and film industries, which led to collaborations with companies such as HBO, Miramax, Lionsgate, Amazon and Netflix. As a producer and manager, Joe has worked with a multitude of A-List clients.

In addition to achieving impressive results for his clients, Joseph was selected as an “Awesome Attorney’” in South Jersey Magazine’s reader’s choice survey in 2014, 2016 & 2017; and as a 2014 “Top Attorney” in Philadelphia Life/Suburban Life Magazine. Joseph was also honored by U.S. News and World Report in the category of “Best Law Firms” for the areas of Plaintiff - Personal Injury Litigation (2016 & 2017) and Plaintiff - Medical Malpractice Law (2016, 2017 & 2018). In both 2016 & 2017, The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys recognized his achievements by awarding him the prestigious “10 Best” Personal Injury Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Pennsylvania. Also in 2017, Joseph Marrone was invited for membership to the prestigious “Million Dollar Advocates Forum” in recognition of achieving multiple settlements in excess of a million dollars or more for his clients. Membership to this elite group consists of less than 1% of attorneys in the United States.

Joseph Marrone is an enormous proponent of giving back and philanthropic causes.  In recognition of his efforts in the area of community outreach, he was selected in 2017 to become a member of the Governing Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Philadelphia – Independence Region. The organization is a one–to-one, non-profit, mentoring enterprise which makes a significant impact on youth in need nationally.

As he was on the cusp of his bright future as a litigator, Joseph began his career working as a political advisor to former Mayor and Governor of Pennsylvania, Edward Rendell, for his mayoral campaign in Philadelphia. Shortly thereafter, he was appointed Assistant City Solicitor in the Rendell administration and spent countless hours representing the City of Philadelphia.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1991
  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • New York, 2004
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1996

Awards & Accolades

  • "Best Law Firms" by S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® in 2018.
    Joseph Marrone was selected for the area and Medical Malpractice Law.
  • "Best Law Firms" by S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® in 2017.
    Joseph Marrone was selected for the areas of Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law.
  • "10 Best" Personal Injury Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Pennsylvania - 2017.
    This prestigious award is an honor given by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 
  • "Best Law Firms" by S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® in 2016.
    Joseph Marrone was selected for the areas of Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law.
  • "10 Best" Personal Injury Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction in Pennsylvania - 2016.
    This prestigious award is an honor given by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 
  • 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation
  • ‘Awesome Attorney’ 2016 – Personal Injury in South Jersey Magazine by reader’s choice
  • ‘Top Attorney’ 2015 in Philadelphia Life/Suburban Life Magazine
  • ‘Awesome Attorney’ 2014 – Personal Injury in South Jersey Magazine by reader’s choice
  • ‘Top Attorney’ 2014 in Philadelphia Life/Suburban Life Magazine

Associations

  • New York Bar State Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Justice Association
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum