Joseph A. Lagana, Partner

Joseph Lagana practices in the areas of civil litigation, healthcare, PIP arbitration and land use/redevelopment. In addition to his active practice, Joseph serves as a New Jersey State Senator for the 38th legislative district. He is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and Vice-Chair of the Senate’s Labor Committee. Prior to joining the Senate, Joseph represented the 38th legislative district in the New Jersey State Assembly, where he served on the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance, Judiciary, and Appropriations committees. He also served his community as Council President in the Borough of Paramus, sitting as Chairman of the Budget Committee and Labor Negotiations.

Joseph has been named a “New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star” by Law & Politics and “New Leader of the Bar” published by New Jersey Monthly Magazine.

Prior to joining Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri Jacobs, Joseph represented clients in general litigation, insurance defense and land use/redevelopment. He served as a judicial law clerk to Hon. John A. Conte, Superior Court, Criminal Division, Bergen County Vicinage.

Email: [email protected]

Fordham University, 2000
Western Michigan University – Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2004 cum laude

New Jersey
New York
United States District Court
District of New Jersey