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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 OBTAINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN CASE WITH PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS
September 13, 2021

Plaintiff and her husband filed suit against a home health care provider after she fell during her in-home physical therapy treatment session following hip surgery.  Later, the home health care provider joined the medical staffing company involved. Although Plaintiffs initiated the lawsuit by filing a Certificate of Merit, no expert reports were ever submitted.  On […]

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MOODK proudly presented Women in Leadership: Inspiring a Generation of Emerging Leaders
June 23, 2021

MOODK proudly presented Women in Leadership: Inspiring a Generation of Emerging Leaders.  Through our virtual symposium, we hosted over 200 women for a discussion of entrepreneurship and impact across our industry.  We partnered with trailblazers in the industry who empowered our attendees by sharing authentic and insightful advice on women in leadership, authenticity and being […]

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MOODK NJ Partner Honored by Temple Beth Sholom for Community Service
June 1, 2021

On June 1, 2021, Melissa Brown, a partner in our New Jersey Office, was honored by Temple Beth Sholom (“TBS”) for her volunteer work and service to the community.  Melissa serves as the Chair of the Life Long Learning Committee and a member of the Board of Directors at TBS.   Since March of 2020, Melissa […]

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MOODK ATTORNEYS OBTAIN A DIRECTED VERDICT AND DEFENSE VERDICT IN MALPRACTICE CLAIM
May 11, 2021

James M. Skelly and Robert E. Fein of Marks O’Neill’s Westchester, New York office obtained a directed verdict regarding Plaintiff’s wrongful death claim and a defense verdict regarding Plaintiff’s chiropractic malpractice claim at an arbitration proceeding on behalf of a New York-licensed chiropractor.  The decedent’s estate alleged that Plaintiff’s Decedent suffered a debilitating stroke in […]

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MOODK Participates in Women’s History Month
April 14, 2021

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Diversity & Inclusion Committee of Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C. organized a monetary donation collection from the New York and Tarrytown offices for Bottomless Closet, a non-profit organization that empowers New York City women in need to enter the work force, by offering clothing, accessories, resume […]

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MOODK ATTORNEYS OBTAIN ACQUITTAL OF PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT CHARGES FOR FINGER LAKES- BASED CHIROPRACTOR
March 29, 2021

MOODK’s Robert Fein, Esq. and James Skelly, Esq. of the Westchester County office successfully acquitted a Finger Lakes-based chiropractor before the New York State Education Department’s Office of Professional Discipline against charges of Professional Misconduct.  It was alleged therein that the chiropractor was practicing under the influence and was not comporting with COVID-related safety measures.  […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Scope of Personal Jurisdiction
March 25, 2021

On March 25, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court expanded the test established for personal jurisdiction by holding that a causal link to the cause of action is not necessary to establish specific jurisdiction over a non-resident defendant.  Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial District Court, et al. 592 U.S. _____ (2021).  Instead, the Court […]

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MOODK ATTORNEYS OBTAIN ACQUITTAL OF PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT CHARGES FOR NEW YORK CITY-BASED CERTIFIED SOCIAL WORKER
March 15, 2021

MOODK’s Robert Fein, Esq. and James Skelly, Esq. of the Westchester County office successfully acquitted a NYC-based Licensed Certified Social Worker before the New York State Education Department’s Office of Professional Discipline against charges of Professional Misconduct.  It was alleged therein that the Social Worker’s treatment inflicted emotional harm upon a prior client.  Mr. Fein […]

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