Joanne Filiberti was named a Member of Leahey & Johnson, P.C. in 2009.  As appellate counsel, she has drafted numerous appellate briefs and motions focusing on complex matters including issues of premises liability, products liability, personal injury, labor law, insurance coverage, Title VII discrimination, First Amendment violations, wrongful death, and fraud.  She has also successfully argued appeals in the Appellate Courts of the First and Second Departments.  Before joining Leahey & Johnson, Joanne worked as a Prequalification/Risk Manager for a New York based construction company and its affiliates determining insurance coverage and potential liability of the company; and ensuring contract and job-site compliance with NLRA, OSHA, NIOSH, NYS DOL and NYC DEP regulations.  Joanne is a graduate of New York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature, with minor concentrations in Political Science and Italian, and of Brooklyn Law School.