Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is a leading civil defense litigation law firm that represents and advises insurers, self-insured entities, and professionals in a wide range of professional liability, casualty, health law, employment, and workers' compensation matters. With more than 470 attorneys in some 30 distinct practice groups, located in 20 offices throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Ohio, Florida and New York, Marshall Dennehey is uniquely positioned to assist their clients in both avoiding damaging litigation as well as providing them with a vigorous defense in the event of claims and suits made against them.
Our firm established its first office in Florida in Tampa in April 2000. Since that time, the office has experienced consistent growth. Currently, the ten attorneys in our Tampa office handle professional liability, product liability, and property and casualty claims.
Our office is located in the heart of downtown Tampa, within walking distance of the Hillsborough County and federal courthouses. From this location, we are able to provide legal services to our clients in the Northern, Middle, and Southern Federal District Courts, as well as the counties of Citrus, Sumter, Hernando, Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Hardee, Sarasota, DeSoto, Highlands, Glades, Charlotte and Lee.
The attorneys in the Tampa office are committed to providing quality and efficient legal work. The Tampa office looks forward to serving existing clients of the firm, as well as new clients.
Classes/Seminars Taught: "Using Crime Grids in Negligent Security Claims," Marshall Dennehey Florida Claims Symposium - "The Best Defense is a Good Offense," Orlando, FL, September 17, 2014
White and Gold Honor Society
AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®; Named to Florida Trend's Up & Coming Legal Elite; Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite - Civil Trial, 2019; Florida Super Lawyers: 2016-2020; Rising Star, 2009; Classes/Seminars Taught: "Community Associations - Exposures Close to Home," Marshall Dennehey Client Presentation, September 2020; "Best Practices For Testifying Experts In Litigation," American Board of Vocational Experts (ABVE) Annual Conference, August 2020; "Crew | Longshore Harbors Workers' Compensation Act | State Worker's Comp Liabilities," Tampa Bay Mariner's Club 2019 Annual Maritime Industry Marine Insurance Seminar, Tampa Bay, FL, May 22, 2019; "Property Insurance Law Update," Ft. Lauderdale 10th Annual CE Seminar, Coral Springs, FL, March 2, 2018
Volunteer Instructor, Florida State University, College of Law Undergraduate Program; Guest Lecturer, University of Delaware, College of Business; Classes/Seminars Taught: Presented seminars on ADA Accessibility, Social Media Discovery and Managing a Crisis in Social Media, Roller Skating Legal Updates State By State, Amusement Legal Updates State by State to Organizations such as WWA, IAAPA, PDI, RSA and Other Legal and Amusement Entities
Andrews v. Stefano, 71 Pa.D.&C. 4th (2005)
Judicial Law Clerk, President Judge Harold Thomson, Pike County, Pennsylvania
Moot Court Team, Intercollegiate Chair
AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®; Classes/Seminars Taught: "SIU Data Analytics: A Sword and Shield for Florida Law," Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC) 23rd Annual Conference, June 11, 2015; "'Boardable' Damages and Pre-Trial/Post-Trial Set Offs," Marshall Dennehey Florida Claims Symposium - The Best Defense is a Good Offense, Orlando, FL, September 17, 2014; "Outsmarting Smart Technology: Legal Ramifications in the Assisted Living Setting," Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA) Annual Conference and Tradeshow, August 11, 2014; "'Boardable' Damages and Pre-Trial/Post-Trial Set Offs," Client Seminar, Tampa, FL, July 10, 2014; "Managing and Investigating Billing Misrepresentations Under the New PIP Statute," Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC) 22nd Annual Conference, June 12, 2014; "Ten Ways to Avoid and Fight a Lawsuit Against Your Assisted Living Facility," Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA), Hillsborough Chapter, January 28, 2014
Classes/Seminars Taught: "Roundtable: Don't Just Roll the Dice - Hot Topics in Evaluating Personal Injury Claims," Marshall Dennehey Florida Claims Symposium - Casino Royale, Tampa, FL, September 20, 2018
Lt., U.S. Navy, 2005-2013
Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014-2020
Classes/Seminars Taught: "Risky Business: Transitions of Care and Avoidable Hospital Admissions and Readmissions," Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety Webinar, November 19, 2019; "Case Law Update," Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety 2019 Conference, Orlando, FL, August 16, 2019; "Looking Under the Hood: Is It Time for an Admission and Arbitration Agreement Tune-Up?," Florida Assisted Living Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, August 7, 2019; "Strategies for Optimizing Risk Management & Patient Safety in Long-Term Care," Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety, Orlando, FL, March 8, 2019; "Risky Business: Transitions of Care and Avoidable Hospital Readmissions," Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management & Patient Safety 2018 Conference, Tampa, Florida, August 16, 2018; "EDs, EMRs & E-Discovery, Oh My! Addressing Related Concerns While Maintaining Optimal Provider Communication," Best Care Practices in the Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Continuum, Lake Buena Vista, FL, October 13, 2017; "EDs & EMRs & E-Discovery, Oh My! How to Stay on the 'Yellow Brick Road' When the Threat of Litigation Arises,: FALA 2017 Annual Conference & Tradeshow, Orlando, Florida, August 15, 2017; "The Defense Bar Strikes Back: EMRs & eDiscovery Risk Management," Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety Annual Meeting & Education Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL, August 10, 2017; "EMR & eDiscovery: Managing It, Tools to Generate It, and the Most Effective Ways to Fight It," American Conference Institute's 6th Annual Forum on Long-Term Care Litigation & Risk Management Strategies, Miami, FL, January 22, 2016; "You Must Remember This: Memory Care Units and Acuity Creep," DRI Nursing Home/ALF Litigation Seminar, Law Vegas, NV, September 11, 2015; "Lessons Learned: How to Prevent and Minimize Liability in Long Term Care Cases," Clear Choice Health Care Annual Meeting of Directors of Nursing, June 2015; "Outsmarting Smart Technology: Legal Ramifications in the Assisted Living Setting," Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA) Annual Conference and Tradeshow, August 11, 2014; "Documentation in the Age of Corporate Negligence," Lifespace Communities Administrator and Director of Nursing Conference, Celebration, FL, May 2, 2013
Certified Marine Expeditions v. Freeport Shipbuilding, 914 So. 2d 983 (Fla. 1st DCA 2005); Vucinich v. Ross, 893 So. 2d 690 (Fla. 5th DCA 2005); Spindler v. Staton, 827 So. 2d 998 (Fla. 2d DCA 2002); Butterworth v. Assi, 824 So. 2d 224 (Fla. 1st DCA 2002); Lynx Transp. v. Atkinson, 720 So. 2d 600 (Fla. 5th DCA 1998)
International & Comparative Law Journal, 1982-1984