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That is how Marks O’Neill has remained one of the Northeast’s well-known and premier defense firms. Marks O’Neill continues to set the standard for creative, aggressive and effective defense strategies coupled with unparalleled client service. Over the past three decades, we have fortified this reputation by delivering exemplary results for our clients across a wide range of industries and markets. Our proactive approach to litigation is continuously supported by our track-record and accomplishments in each jurisdiction. Marks O’Neill continues to strive for legal excellence coupled with cost-effective results.

Recent News

Attorneys from Elmsford, New York, Office Secure a Dismissal with Prejudice for Client
April 24, 2018

On April 19, 2018, Carol Tempesta and Julie Mer of our Elmsford, NY office secured a dismissal with prejudice for a Marks O’Neill client during voir dire in a high profile Weitz & Luxenberg NYCAL asbestos matter after moving for a mistrial.   Jury selection had been ongoing for eight days and we continued to press […]

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Way v. ASPIRA
March 21, 2018

Patricia Fecile-Moreland and Megan Davis of Marks, O’Neill’s Philadelphia office were successful in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of their client in a wrongful termination case brought pursuant to the Pennsylvania Whistleblower Law (PWL). The case centered around the plaintiff’s contention that her former employer fired her on the basis of her meeting with government […]

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Rowker v. UMH
March 21, 2018

Patricia Fecile-Moreland and Megan Davis of Marks, O’Neill’s Philadelphia office were successful in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of their client in an age discrimination case brought pursuant to the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). The Motion for Summary Judgment argued that our client, an assisted living and long-term care facility, had produced […]

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Michael A. Kosar and Michael V. Slivjak were successful in securing summary judgment on behalf of our client, a licensed professional engineer, in a complex professional negligence matter
March 8, 2018

Michael A. Kosar and Michael V. Slivjak of the New Jersey office of Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C. were successful in securing summary judgment on behalf of our client, a licensed professional engineer, in a complex professional negligence matter. The action centered on the preparation of a vibratory pile log and certification, which […]

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Melissa Brown of Marks, O’Neill’s New Jersey office was successful in obtaining summary judgment in a wrongful death case.
February 27, 2018

Melissa Brown of Marks, O’Neill’s New Jersey office was successful in obtaining summary judgment in a wrongful death case.  Marks O’Neill defended a medical entity as well as seven medical providers against claims of constitutional violations arising under 42 U.S.C. 1983 as well as medical negligence.  Plaintiff was the surviving spouse of an inmate who committed […]

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Daniel Bentz of our Pittsburgh Office was successful in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of a client
February 22, 2018

Daniel Bentz of our Pittsburgh Office was successful in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of a client, a well-known multinational corporation. The case involved complex products liability issues, whereby the plaintiff claimed he was severely burned over a large portion of his body as a result of his use of several products that were alleged […]

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Mark Giannotti of Marks, O’Neill’s Philadelphia office was successful in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of his client
February 7, 2018

Mark Giannotti of Marks, O’Neill’s Philadelphia office was successful in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of his client. Plaintiff was an inpatient resident at Defendants’ drug and alcohol facility when he was assaulted by two other residents in the men’s bathroom. Plaintiff suffered a fractured jaw and back-related injuries as a result. Plaintiff filed a […]

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Sharon Conners of Marks O’Neill’s Maryland office was successful in obtaining summary judgment under Federal Rule 56 in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland
February 2, 2018

On February 2, 2018, Sharon Conners of Marks O’Neill’s Maryland office was successful in obtaining summary judgment under Federal Rule 56 in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Plaintiff filed an employment discrimination suit against her former employer for both age and race discrimination following her termination. Plaintiff initially filed against […]

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