Patricia “Tricia” Fecile-Moreland is a Partner with Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly’s Philadelphia office.  Tricia is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  She is also admitted to practice in Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Court and the United States Supreme Court.  Tricia is a member of Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Professional Liability Underwriters Society.

Tricia graduated from Loyola College in Maryland in 1993, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Immediately after college, she served in the Jesuit Volunteer Corp, working in a shelter for battered women and children outside of Portland, Oregon.  After she returned to the East Coast, Tricia continued working with at-risk populations as a caseworker in the Choice Program, which focused on adolescents in Baltimore, Maryland.  Tricia attended Temple Law School, graduating in 1999. During law school, Tricia was a member of the Temple Law Review and served as Articles Editor during her third year.

During law school Tricia clerked for the Honorable John T. J. Kelly of the Pennsylvania Superior Court.  Following graduation from law school, Tricia worked as an assistant public defender in Philadelphia where she developed her skills as a trial attorney trying numerous cases to verdict.

Since joining Marks O’Neill in 2003, Tricia  has represented clients in a variety of professional liability matters including legal, accounting and real estate professional malpractice matters, as well as defense of environmental professionals, architects and engineers and non-for-profit boards in D&O litigation.  She further focuses her practice in defending employers in claims arising out of wrongful termination before federal and state agencies as well as in federal and state court.  Tricia is also involved in the litigation of business and commercial disputes, including matters involving non-compete agreements and trade secrets violations.

Tricia often counsels her clients in human resource matters including employment discrimination, FMLA and other employment practices.

Tricia and her husband, Damon, live in Wyncote, Pennsylvania and are parents to active teenaged twins, who have just started high school.  When they are not at a soccer game, school concert or other kid-centered event, Tricia likes reading, cooking and spending time with her beloved golden doodle, Cooper. 

Patricia Moreland
Partner / Philadelphia

Phone 215-832-4227
Email pmoreland@moodklaw.com

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Education

  • J.D., Temple University School of Law, 1999
  • B.A., Loyola College, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1999
  • New Jersey, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2009

Bar Associations

  • Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy, Appellate Advocacy, Post-Trial Practice
  • Employment Law, Municipal & Public Entity
  • Construction Accident/Construction Defect
  • Professional Liability

Office

Philadelphia
One Penn Center, 1617 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 1010, Philadelphia, PA. 19103