Dana Baiocco’s practice areas include products liability, mass tort defense litigation, and aviation litigation and counseling. Clients describe Dana as a “very smart and tough” litigator, who is “very responsive and thorough” and “provides efficient and effective legal counsel relative to some very difficult situations.”
Dana, a licensed pilot, is defense counsel for Parker Hannifin Corporation in its aviation component part product litigation. She led the Parker team to victory in Brewer, et al. v. Dodson, et al. (aff’d, 9th
Cir.) and its state court companion case, Vandeventer v. Dodson, cases arising out of a general aviation crash in Oregon. Dana is currently defending Yamaha in its Rhino products liability litigation nationwide. She is a member of Jones Day’s Product Recall & Accident Response Team, a multidisciplinary group of Jones Day lawyers prepared to respond in recall or crisis situations.
In 2007, 2009, and 2010 Dana was named by The Legal 500 as a leading U.S. lawyer in the product liability and mass tort defense category for aerospace/aviation. American Lawyer Media selected her as one of 35 Pennsylvania lawyers named “2005 Lawyers on the Fast Track.” In 2005, 2006, and 2007, Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics named her as a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Star.” She was recently honored as an Allegheny County Bar Foundation Fellow. Dana is chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s House of Delegates.
Dana completed two summer law programs at Cambridge University in England, where she received instruction from the late United States Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist (Summer 1995) and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Summer 1994).
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