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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 ATTORNEYS’ MOTION TO TRANSFER VENUE SUCCESS
June 13, 2022

Eileen Ford of MOODK’s Delaware office and David Helwig of MOODK’s Pittsburgh Office successfully guided their Texas-based client and lawyers in a motion to transfer venue in a Fair Labor Standards Act case (FLSA) from Delaware District Court to the appropriate District Court in Texas.   The opening brief was based on Delaware’s application of the two-step […]

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MOODK PHILADELPHIA ATTORNEYS SECURE DISMISSAL IN SLIP AND FALL MATTER
May 18, 2022

Craig Renitsky and Brenden Deckert of MOODK’s Philadelphia office represented the owner/landlord of a business complex that was leased out a tenant, who was Plaintiff’s employer and our named insured.  Plaintiff slipped and fell on an allegedly icy parking lot, sustaining neuro-cognitive injuries.  The named insured was barred from suit pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation […]

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MOODK PHILADELPHIA, PITTSBURGH, AND NEW JERSEY OFFICES PRESENT SEMINAR FOR LIQUOR LIABILITY
May 11, 2022

Ashley Rodgers, 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 methodologies for litigating a liquor liability […]

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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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