Anne Marie is a Partner in Marks, O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly’s Philadelphia office. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is also a member of the American, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia Bar Associations.
Anne Marie graduated cum laude from Temple University in 2003 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and two minors in International Business and Spanish. Anne Marie went on to obtain her Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law in Delaware in 2006. There, she received a Health Law Certificate, graduated with honors within that concentration and graduated with Pro Bono distinction for her work at the Bureau of Consumer Protection division of the Attorney General’s Office in Philadelphia. While attending law school, Anne Marie gained experience working as a legal intern for the Honorable Rose Marie DeFino-Nastasi in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Criminal Trial Division and while partaking in Widener Law’s Intensive Trial Advocacy Program.
Since joining Marks O’Neill in 2007, Anne Marie has represented clients in product liability, toxic tort and premises liability cases in state and federal court. She focuses her practice in toxic tort litigation with a specialization in asbestos litigation. She has extensive experience with nationally-recognized companies as both local counsel and national coordinating council. She represents various manufacturers of heavy equipment, commercial equipment, building products, chemical company products and suppliers. She works on all aspects of litigation, from the pleading stage through trial, having served as trial counsel in various cases that resolved during the jury selection phase.
Anne Marie and her team currently serve as National Coordinating Counsel for various companies. For the last several years, she has coordinated the defense of asbestos matters for a Fortune 500 company with hundreds of nationally pending matters. Anne Marie’s role within this capacity includes formulating a consistent national defense, coordinating with expert medical and scientific witnesses, working closely with clients with respect to discovery matters, witness development and product identification investigation.
In her free time, Anne Marie enjoys spending time with her husband, Frank, and daughters, Viviana and Francesca, as well as gardening and shopping.
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