Jason A. Botticelli

Jason A. Botticelli

Partner

Office

Practice Groups

Jason Botticelli is an experienced litigator who concentrates his practice on toxic tort and product liability matters. He defends clients in state and federal courts against asbestos exposure claims and claims involving premises, construction site, automotive, and elevator and escalator liability. Jason has represented manufacturers, doctors and hospitals, municipalities, and companies sued under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. He is a NAUI certified Divemaster and Goldberg Segalla's National Diving Professional Liability Coordinating Counsel for SCUBA diving professional liability claims.

Jason serves on the Board of the Better Business Bureau for Upstate New York and has as served as an arbitrator for the BBB Auto Line, Commercial Resolution, and New York Fee Resolution programs. He is the co-editor of Goldberg Segalla's award-winning Asbestos Case Tracker, which in 2016 and 2018 was named to the ABA Journal's prestigious Blawg 100 and named the Best Litigation Blog for the last three years by the Expert Institute in its annual legal blog contest. He has also contributed to Goldberg Segalla's popular Timely Notice podcast, discussing e-cigarettes and other trends in liability-related litigation.

Honors
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project Litigation Award for Pro Bono Services, 2010 
Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  •      Vice Chair, Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee, 2018
  •      Associate Editor, Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Newsletter
  • Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York: Board of Directors
Admitted to Practice
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York
Education
  • State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1997
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S. in Criminal Justice, 1994
Publications
Presentations
  • "Looking into the Chrysotile Ball, the Future of Asbestos Litigation," American Bar Association Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, March 5, 2019
  • "Up in Smoke – Vaping (E-Cigarettes and E-Liquids): The Regulatory Heading, The Marketplace, The Public, The Courtroom" (panelist), ABA/TTEL Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 6, 2018