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Goldberg Segalla Partner Madeline S. Baio Elected to National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association Board of Directors June 12, 2017

The National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA) elected Goldberg Segalla partner Madeline S. Baio to serve on its Board of Directors.

NRRDA is an independent, nonprofit networking association of legal and claims professionals in the retail and restaurant industry. Through NRRDA’s Annual Conference and the work of various subcommittees panel presentations, and newsletters, members stay at the forefront of strategies to reduce the number and severity of claims, manage common risks, and enhance defense positions in litigated matters. NRRDA’s next Annual Conference will be held February 28-March 2, 2018 at the JW Marriott in New Orleans, LA. More information regarding the association can be found at

Ms. Baio represents food and product manufacturers, retailers, trucking companies, national pharmacy chains, supermarkets, and restaurants in product liability, premises liability, pharmacy malpractice, motor vehicle and employment matters. She also defends international and domestic insurers against general liability claims, bad faith claims, and coverage disputes. Ms. Baio’s record of courtroom successes includes favorable verdicts, summary judgments, and dismissals in complex multi-million dollar and precedent-setting cases. In addition to serving on the NRRDA Board of Directors, she also serves on the Annual Conference Planning Committee and is the Board Advisor to the Employment Practices Committee, which she chaired for the past four years.