John M. Badagliacca


Newark, NJ | New York City, NY
D 973.536.1991


  • Seton Hall University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2014
    • Comments Editor for the Seton Hall Law Review
    • ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Labor Employment Law
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, 2011

John Badagliacca is a Partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP's Newark office and Vice-Chair of the firm's Aviation national practice team. His practice includes the defense of insured clients in the transportation and aviation industries, including the representation of airlines and airport authorities.  John also represents clients in various employment-related matters, pursuant to EPL policies, including in the defense of discrimination claims and whistleblower claims.  In that context, he has participated in New Jersey LAD age discrimination and CEPA whistleblower trials that resulted in defense verdicts.  Furthermore, he has handled LPL, E&O, and D&O matters on behalf of the insured defendants.

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Bar Admissions

District of New Jersey

Eastern District of New York 

New Jersey

New York

Northern District of New York

Southern District of New York

Awards and Recognition

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

  • 2021-2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for Commercial Litigation