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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 SECURE A COMPLETE DISMISSAL OF POTENTIAL COVID-19 TUITION REFUND CLASS ACTION LAW SUIT AGAINST PRIVATE UNIVERSITY
November 16, 2021

New Jersey MOODK attorneys, Melissa Brown and Amanda King, obtained an early and important victory in the New Jersey District Court obtaining a complete dismissal of a potential class action lawsuit launched against a private New Jersey college.  The lawsuit sought refunds of tuition and fees after the college was forced to transition to online-only […]

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MOODK HOSTS ANNUAL WOMEN’S EVENT FOR THE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF FEMALE ATTORNEYS AND BUSINESS PARTNERS
October 14, 2021

On October 14, 2021, MOODK held its annual women’s event which provides for the professional and personal development of our female attorneys and business partners.  As part of this event, we introduced our participants to powerful organizations that MOODK has partnered with and/or sponsored throughout the year as part of our continued commitment to social […]

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MOODK ATTORNEYS SECURE A COMPLETE DENIAL OF CLASS CERTIFICATION IN PRODUCTS LIABILITY CLASS ACTION SUIT WITH THIRD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
October 3, 2021

Pittsburgh MOODK attorneys, Dan Bentz and Tom Pié, obtained an important victory in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals regarding a nationwide products liability class action. The case began in the Western District of Pennsylvania where the pair obtained a complete denial of class certification, which was subsequently appealed on a variety of issues. The […]

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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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