The Ferraro Law Firm

Speaker Bio

James L. Ferraro, Jr. is a Shareholder at The Ferraro Law Firm. Mr. Ferraro has focused his career on handling cases that involve commercial business disputes, mesothelioma, environmental litigation, and multi-district litigation (MDL). Since joining Ferraro Law in 2013, Mr. Ferraro has not only grown as a trial attorney, but has been instrumental to the firm’s expansion into several high-profile commercial litigation matters and mass tort litigations including, but not limited to, environmental litigation and pharmaceutical litigation. Part of Mr. Ferraro’s expansion efforts have involved representing municipal clients in both opioid and environmental litigation. Additionally, he has been involved in several multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements. For example, in 2015, he served as co-lead counsel in Taylor v. Georgia-Pacific LLC (Miami-Dade County) and secured a $17,175,000 verdict. Mr. Ferraro oversees the firm’s MDL practice, and currently sits on two different subcommittees within the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in re: Aqueous Film-Forming Foams (AFFF) Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2873. Mr. Ferraro was also named to the list of “Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Florida” and “Top 40 Under 40” lawyers in South Florida.

Mr. Ferraro graduated from the University of Miami School of Law and is admitted to practice law in the state of Florida. He used the time surrounding his education to further his experience and prepare for his future career, while distinguishing himself academically. During his tenure at the University of Miami, he served as a judicial intern for United States District Court Judge Robert N. Scola, Jr. and as a law clerk at Grossman and Roth, P.A. Mr. Ferraro was a recipient of a Dean’s Achievement Award. Prior to obtaining his law degree, Mr. Ferraro earned a bachelor of business administration, while double majoring in finance and managing organizations, from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. His broad range of experience enables him to provide invaluable representation for clients at The Ferraro Law Firm.


When to see them

October 10

8:30 am Strategies for Building a Mass Tort Practice