Andrea Lipuma is a partner in the Litigation Practice, with secondary assignments to the Energy, Utilities, and Environment and Natural Resources groups. Andrea has significant experience representing clients in litigation matters in New Jersey state and federal courts, including class actions, toxic torts, environmental matters, products liability actions, business tort and contract litigation. She has litigated many high-profile, complex environmental cases and mass tort class action cases involving personal injury, property damage and medical monitoring claims. Her mass tort practice includes representing clients in drinking water, personal injury environmental and occupational exposure cases, as well as medical monitoring class actions.
Additionally, Andrea was involved in the resolution of a case of first impression under the New Jersey Spill Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA).
Within the health care industry, Andrea has defended clients in a variety of matters, including medical device and pharmaceutical cases, medical monitoring, class actions, breach of contract, wrongful death, allergic reaction and chemical sensitivity cases. In the agriculture and food industry, Andrea has defended companies in E.coli products liability and personal injury litigation, as well as in contract litigation.
Prior to joining Saul Ewing, Andrea was a Partner at Reed Smith, LLP.