John’s practice focuses on product liability, commercial and mass tort litigation, with an emphasis on defending pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. He has significant experience in federal and state courts throughout the country, litigating matters ranging from large multi-district (MDL) litigations to individual actions. John has served as national, regional and local counsel and frequently handles a wide range of pre-trial and trial activities, including managing discovery, arguing motions, preparing and defending fact and expert depositions, and taking fact and expert witness depositions.

John also has extensive experience in domestic and international electronic discovery and document management in complex litigations. He has published and presented on a number of topics, including the efficient and cost-effective document and discovery management in complex litigation.

While in law school, he was a symposium editor for the Notre Dame Journal of Legislation.

Publications

Harvey L. Kaplan and John C. Vaglio, Country Q & A United States, in PLC Multi-Jurisdictional Guide to Life Sciences Law 2012. 

Marie S. Woodbury, Denise J. Talbert and John C. Vaglio, Chapter 28: E-Discovery – Practical Considerations, in Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices (PLI 2009).

Harvey L. Kaplan and John C. Vaglio, Country Q&A United States, in PLC Cross-border Life Sciences Handbook 2009/10.

Harvey L. Kaplan and John C. Vaglio, Country Q&A United States, in PLC Cross-border Life Sciences Handbook 2008/09. 

Harvey L. Kaplan and John C. Vaglio, USA, Chapter 45 in Global Legal Group: The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Product Liability 2008, 6th Ed.

Harvey L. Kaplan and John C. Vaglio, Country Q&A United States, in PLC Cross-border Life Sciences Handbook 2007/08.