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Goldberg Segalla Welcomes John M. Novella and Brian J. Gilligan September 10, 2018

Goldberg Segalla added partner John M. Novella and associate Brian J. Gilligan to the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Practice Group in Princeton.

John draws on more than two decades of experience in the defense and counsel of private companies and public entities concerning the full range of workplace accident and occupational exposure claims. He is involved in all aspects of handling claims, including investigating claims, counseling claims adjusters and managers, assisting in the management of claims, and assessing exposure. John also has experience training claims adjusters in workers’ compensation law and claims handling. Prior to earning his law degree from the Catholic University of America, he received his bachelor’s in political science from the University of Maryland.

Brian focuses his practice on counseling and defending insurers, self-insured employers, and third-party administrators in a wide variety of workers’ compensation matters throughout New Jersey. He received his bachelor’s in classics and philosophy from Colby College before going on to earn his law degree from Rutgers School of Law, where he served as associate notes editor of Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion and staff editor of Rutgers Journal of Law and Cyber Warfare, and represented Rutgers in the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court. While in law school, Brian also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Joel Schneider in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.