JoAnna Doherty is an associate in the Commercial Litigation, Franchise Law, Tort & Product Liability, Class Action, and Construction practice groups of Gordon & Rees. Ms. Doherty is experienced in handling all stages of litigation involving contract disputes, franchise and manufacturer/dealer disputes, restrictive covenants, trademark claims, shareholder disputes, financial institution liability, insurance coverage disputes, product liability claims, breach of warranty claims, and construction defects. Ms. Doherty also routinely defends and has prosecuted class action litigations, including nationwide and state class claims arising under consumer protection statutes and false advertising or unfair competition statutes.
Ms. Doherty has comprehensive experience in handling all stages of litigation, having drafted pleadings, motions, and discovery demands and responses, conducted and defended depositions, argued motions, and participated in mediations and settlement negotiations/conferences in a wide range of disputes before federal and state trial courts.
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Ms. Doherty volunteers with the New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project, Inc., where she has served as a mentor, Summer Law Institute program coordinator, research assistant, and tutor. Ms. Doherty is currently a member of the Young Professionals Board.