Joseph G. Sauder
Joseph G. Sauder, is a Partner in the East Coast office. He has successfully prosecuted cases throughout the country and over the last five years has recovered in excess of $100 million on behalf of his consumer and business clients.
Since 2012, Mr. Sauder has been selected by the National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania. Since 2011, Mr. Sauder has been selected as a Pennsylvania SuperLawyer, a distinction held by the top 5% of attorneys in PA, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. The American Lawyer Media, publisher of The Legal Intelligencer and the Pennsylvania Law Weekly, named Mr. Sauder as one of the “Lawyers on the Fast Track” a distinction that recognized thirty-five Pennsylvania attorneys under the age of 40 who show outstanding promise in the legal profession and make a significant commitment to their community.
From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Sauder was a prosecutor in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office where he tried hundreds of criminal cases to verdict. Mr. Sauder received his Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude in Finance from Temple University in 1995. He graduated from Temple University School of Law in 1998, where he was a member of Temple Law Review.
Mr. Sauder is admitted to practice before the Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Middle District of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey and the District of Colorado. Mr. Sauder currently serves as a lead counsel in numerous class actions related to product, construction and automotive defect cases pending throughout the country.
Joseph’s Featured Successes
$55 million settlement
checking Account Overdraft Litigation class action with US Bank
checking account litigation settlement with Comerica
settlements in two civil rights class action lawsuits
- Pennsylvania Supreme Court
- New Jersey Supreme Court
- United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- Middle District of Pennsylvania
- District of New Jersey
- District of Colorado
- J.D., Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998
- B.S., Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1995