Nina M. Gussack

Nina M. Gussack

Of Counsel

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4950    Fax: 215.981.4750


Chambers USA

Highly rated at the national level for product liability litigation in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, which researches the reputation of leading lawyers across the country.


Named by the national legal newswire Law360 as one of the “10 Most Admired Product Liability Attorneys” in the country in September 2010.

Best Lawyers

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, every year since 2013.

LMG Life Sciences

  • Selected as Product Liability Lawyer of the Year for 2015
  • Inducted into the LMG Life Sciences Hall of Fame
  • Selected as a Life Sciences Star in LMG Life Sciences every year since 2012

Legal 500

Recommended for product liability litigation in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 United States


Named to Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America every year since its inception in 2005.

Super Lawyers

Selected for inclusion on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list every year since 2004.

Benchmark Litigation

Listed in Benchmark Litigation as a litigation star in the United States and as a local litigation star in Pennsylvania; named to "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" 2017-18; "Top 10 Female Litigators" 2016-18; Benchmark: Top 250 Women in Litigation 2012-2018.

Who's Who

Listed in the life sciences and product liability sections of Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, is listed in Who's Who Legal 2017Who’s Who Legal: Product Liability Defence 2017 and Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2015, 2018 and 2019, and is listed in The International Who’s Who of Liability Defense Lawyers in the area of product liability defense.

Legal Intelligencer

Selected in 2014 for The Legal Intelligencer’s Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes “noteworthy individuals…who have helped to shape the law in Pennsylvania.”

Rainmaker Award

Received the Rainmaker Award in 2013 from the Transformative Leadership Awards Committee and Inside Counsel magazine, in recognition of her success as a business generator and her leadership in promoting the advancement of women in the profession.

Philadelphia Business Journal

Recognized as a 2017 “Best of the Bar” honoree by the Philadelphia Business Journal.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, Villanova University School of Law, member, Villanova Law Review
  • M.S., Secondary Education, magna cum laude, University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., History, University of Pennsylvania

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

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