Recognized for Her Outstanding Legal Work
Tracy Finken Magnotta is a Shareholder at the law firm of Anapol Weiss. For the past 21 years, her practice has been concentrated in the field of pharmaceutical and products liability, class actions and other complex civil litigation. She has been extensively involved in leadership roles in state and federal court in a variety of consolidated mass tort and multi-district litigations. Currently, she actively serves on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for In Re Proton Pump Inhibitor Litigation MDL No. 2789 in the United States District Court of New Jersey. In this capacity, she is in a leadership role representing thousands of individuals who have suffered kidney injuries allegedly from their use of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI’s) such as Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, and Dexilant. Additionally, Tracy zealously represents children who have suffered birth defects as a result of maternal use of Zofran during pregnancy as well as representing a multitude of young people nationwide who have suffered vaping induced lung injuries. She is passionate about putting an end to the Vaping Epidemic that is currently plaguing youth across the country.
Throughout her professional career, Tracy has been recognized annually for her outstanding legal work. Beginning in 2002, she was named as one of the very first “40 on the Fast Track” by the Legal Intelligencer, a listing of the top 40 attorneys under the age of 40 in Pennsylvania. From 2005 through 2012, Tracy was named a Pennsylvania Rising Star, which recognizes the top 2.5% of attorneys 40 years of age or younger. From 2013 through 2019, she was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. Tracy was also recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the field of Plaintiffs’ Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions from 2016 through 2019. This is the oldest and most respected peer reviewed publication in the legal profession. Selection is based upon a rigorous peer-review survey completed by tens of thousands of leading attorneys.
Lectures and Publications
Tracy has been interviewed by both TV and print media regarding pharmaceutical liability issues as well as other legal matters. She has also lectured about pharmaceutical liability and civil litigation matters on behalf of professional organizations nationwide. Her articles have been published relating to a wide range of legal issues.
- FDA Poised to Enact Rule That Will Advance Consumer Safety. The Legal Intelligencer, April 10, 2015.
- Considerations When Engaging in Internet Marketing. The Legal Intelligencer, September 13, 2013.
- High Court’s Caperton Ruling: Opening a Pandora’s Box of Recusal Petitions? The Legal Intelligencer, June 25, 2009.
Accomplished Legal Background
In 1993, Tracy received her bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University. She earned her law degree, cum laude, from Widener University School of Law in 1998. During law school, she was a member of the Moot Court and Trial Advocacy honor societies and was honored with the Most Promising Civil Litigator Award as well as the Outstanding Student Service Award.
Ms. Finken Magnotta is a member of the National Order of Barristers, the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. She also serves as an arbitrator for the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Arbitration Program.
She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey state courts, as well as federal courts in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the District Court of New Jersey, and the Southern District of Illinois.