Joyce G. Bigelow is an accomplished and results-driven litigator with over 25 years of experience defending a wide variety of high-exposure complex litigation including product liability premises liability, labor law, and medical and dental malpractice. She has also managed construction, municipal liability, veterinary malpractice, and pharmaceutical liability litigation.
Joyce handles her clients’ cases from inception through completion. She is experienced in alternative dispute resolution, and has successfully argued numerous appeals in both the New York State Appellate Division First and Second Departments.
In the field of premises liability, Joyce has extensive experience representing elevator and security companies. Joyce has successfully defended numerous landowners, retail establishments, and elevator companies against motions for sanctions based on spoliation of evidence. She has also won summary judgment on behalf of several common carriers in personal injury cases claiming significant injuries as a result of their alleged negligence.
Joyce received her J.D. from the University of Bridgeport School of Law. During her time there, she was an academic invitee to the Connecticut Probate Law Journal, where she became lead articles editor.
She earned her B.A. at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Prior to entering private practice, Joyce was a judicial intern for a New York City Housing Court judge and a Connecticut Superior Court Family Law judge.