Olutola Adelugba, better known as “Joyce”, is an Associate in Margolis Edelstein’s Philadelphia office.  Her practice focuses on a wide variety of litigation matters, including real estate, motor vehicle and trucking accidents, product liability and general liability claims.

Joyce received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia where she majored in English Literature and History. Joyce, a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., was an active member of the Greek life community and served as President for UVA’s National Pan Hellenic Council.

Joyce has competed on the Negotiation Competition team, where she placed nationally in the top four at the ABA competition. Joyce also served on the executive boards for the Black Law Student Association, Public Interest Law Society and American Society for International Law.

Joyce is actively engaged in the legal community as a member of several local bar associations. She is an executive board member for the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Joyce also sits on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee for the Buck’s County Bar Association.

Raphaella Poteau’s practice spans across multiple state and federal jurisdictions, focusing on a variety of civil and commercial litigation matters. Raphaella has experience representing individual clients to some of the world’s largest companies on a variety of issues including employment law, medical malpractice, professional malpractice, premises liability, and contract disputes. Prior to practicing law, Attorney Poteau clerked for the Honorable Joseph M. Cosgrove (ret.) in Luzerne County, PA.

While in law school, Raphaella was Vice-President of the Moot Court Honor Society, a Member of the Civil Rights Law Review, a Member of the Temple American Inn of Courts, and was inducted into the prestigious Rubin Public Interest Law Society.