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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

MOODK Philadelphia and New Jersey Presents Seminar for Liquor Liability
April 22, 2022

Benjamin Tursi, Craig Renitsky, Nicole Mulhern, and Brendan Deckert presented a three-hour seminar titled Liquor Liability and Dram Shop Liability: An Overview of Law in NJ, NY, PA, DE & MD. During the seminar, presenters discussed the applicable statutes and controlling case law in each state, as well as the various methodology for litigating a […]

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METICULOUS DISCOVERY LEADS TO SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN BROKER MALPRACTICE CASE
April 14, 2022

Melissa Brown and Kathryn Siegeltuch of Marks O’Neill’s New Jersey office were successful in obtaining an order dismissing all claims against our clients, an insurance broker and his agency. Plaintiff alleged the broker committed professional malpractice by failing to ensure that Plaintiff had insurance coverage for injuries she sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Attorneys Brown […]

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AGGRESSIVE EXPERT DISCOVERY LEADS TO SUMMARY JUDGMENT
April 8, 2022

Melissa Brown and Amanda King of MOODK’s New Jersey Office were successful in obtaining summary judgment dismissing all claims against an oceanfront bar and restaurant.  Plaintiff sought damages for injuries she claimed were causally related to a fall down an exterior stairway.  Our attorneys aggressively attacked Plaintiff’s liability and damages experts.  They were able to […]

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MOODK ATTORNEYS WIN APPEAL IN FRIVOLOUS LEGAL MALPRACTICE CASE
April 1, 2022

Melissa Brown and Amanda King of MOODK’s New Jersey Office were successful in appealing a denial of summary judgment.  Plaintiff, a closely held corporation, filed a lawsuit claiming legal malpractice arising from the distribution of a corporate asset during the divorce proceeding of Plaintiff’s majority shareholder.  Our client represented the ex-wife of the shareholder during […]

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MOODK NJ ATTORNEYS OBTAIN SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT
March 31, 2022

Melissa Brown and Amanda King of Marks O’Neill’s New Jersey Office obtained a complete dismissal of multi-million dollar claims submitted by four plaintiffs in Cape May County.  The lawsuit sought damages resulting from a five alarm fire that originated on the client’s property and destroyed neighboring waterfront homes.  Attorneys Brown and King argued that the […]

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MOODK DELAWARE ATTORNEYS SECURE DISMISSAL OF ALL CLAIMS IN FEDERAL COURT
March 22, 2022

Dawn Doherty and Roger Downes of MOODK’s Delaware office successfully obtained an Order dismissing the Plaintiff’s Second Amended Complaint and his Motion for Sanctions against the firm in federal District Court.  The pro se Plaintiff, who is a licensed attorney in New York State, was arrested for Third Degree Assault and Offensive Touching.  He claimed he was […]

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MOODK NJ OFFICE PRESENTS EPL SEMINAR: EPL UPDATE IN THE COVID ERA
March 17, 2022

Melissa Brown and Sean Kelly presented a seminar titled EPL Update in the Covid ERA. The seminar discussed recent developments in employment litigation as well as the the impact of Covid on current and future litigation trends. Special thanks to contributions by Kathryn Siegeltuch and Madeline Napierkowski

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MOODK NEW JERSEY ATTORNEYS SECURE DISMISSAL OF ALL CLAIMS
March 7, 2022

Geri Jaffee and Nicole Mulhern of the Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C. New Jersey office successfully argued for summary judgment in favor of their client, a well-known hotel and lounge in Hoboken, New Jersey against Plaintiff’s negligence claims. Plaintiff was assaulted on the sidewalk after patronizing the lounge. The MOODK team aggressively defended […]

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