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.
Erie, strategically located on Lake Erie between New York and Ohio, is Pennsylvania's third largest city and its only Great Lakes port. The firm's Erie Office opened in 1996, and provides strong service to its clients through experienced local attorneys.
The Erie office is conveniently located in downtown Erie near the Erie County Courthouse, the Erie Division of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and state administrative offices. From Erie, we handle cases throughout Northwestern Pennsylvania, including the counties of Erie, Crawford, Mercer, Warren, McKean, Venango, Forest and Elk, in addition to cases assigned to the Erie Division of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
The Erie office provides our clients with an effective defense litigation team of local professionals backed by the intellectual property and broad-based experience of the entire firm, permitting localized and economical representation of insurers and self-insured clients.
Classes/Seminars Taught: "#Me Too & Times Up: The Changing Landscape of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace," Human Resource Management Association Northwest Pennsylvania Conference, May 18, 2018; "Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania - Update on the Status of the Law and Its Impact on Employers," Human Resources Management Association of Northwest Pennsylvania, February 22, 2018; "Cyber Liability, PCoRP Loss Control Workshop, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania," April 10, 2015; "Data Breach - Fighting the Cyber War and Social Media - Landmine or Goldmine?," AIG, November 6, 2014; "Data Breach - Fighting the Cyber War and Social Media - Landmine or Goldmine?," Assurex Global Loss Control and Claims Conference, October 23, 2014; "Hot Topics in Employment," Assurex Loss Control & Claims Conference, October 22, 2014; "Social Media & Cyber Breaches: the Internet's Impact on Your Business," The Graham Company, Co-Presenter, May 2014; "Errors and Omissions: Limiting Your Exposure," Insurance Club of Erie County, January 15, 2014; "Hot Topics in Employment," Marshall Dennehey Employment Seminar, Philadelphia, PA, October 10, 2013; "Workplace Violence," Pennsylvania Association for Health Care Risk Management Fall Education Forum, September 13, 2013; "Best Practices in ADA, FMLA and Workers' Compensation," Lorman Education Services, Erie, PA, August 27, 2013; "Workplace Violence: Liability Issues," Pennsylvania Defense Institute Annual Conference, Bedford Springs, PA, July 18, 2013; "Cyber Data Breach: The Latest Threat to Workplace Security," Human Resource Management Association of Northwest Pennsylvania Annual Conference, Erie, PA, May 30, 2013; "Employment Liability in the Cyber Age," Marshall Dennehey Employment Seminar, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2, 2013; "Workplace Violence - Concerns in the Insurance Industry," Insurance Club of Erie, January 16, 2013; "Affordable Care Act," American Inn of Court - Erie, PA, February 19, 2013; "Municipal Liability," Pennsylvania County Commissioners Association, March 4, 2013; "Labor and Employment," Adjunct Faculty, Gannon University; "Act 57 Amendments to the Workers' Compensation Act"; "Impairment Rating Evaluations to Reduce Exposure to Total Disability Benefits"; "Maximizing an Insurance Carrier's Right to Subrogation"; "Employer Liability for Workplace Violence"; "Americans With Disabilities Act and its Interplay with Workers' Compensation"; "Family and Medical Leave Act"; "Employment, Workers' Compensation, Medical Malpractice, Insurance Agent E&O"; "Workers' Compensation Affecting School Districts"; "Pennsylvania and New Jersey Workers' Compensation"
Notre Dame Journal of Legislation
Gannon University Medal of Honor
Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association (Former Member); Erie County Assistant District Attorney Association (Former Vice President); Classes/Semianrs Taught: "Criminal Evidence," Gannon University; "Liability for Police Pursuits"; "Municipal Liability for Roadway Dangers"
AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®; Classes/Seminars Taught: "Medical Jurisprudence," Course Director and Primary Lecturer, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1995-2003; "Employment Law Update," Sterling Educational Services, 2003; Various PBI Sponsored Seminars on Litigation Topics
Bearfield v. Hauck, 595 A.2d 1320; Sagala v. Tavares, 533 A.2d 165; Murray v. Corry School District, 566 A.2d 645; Lazar v. RUR Industries Inc., 487 A.2d 29; Altomare v. Zucker, 726 F.Supp 613; Learn v. Hibbard, 19 Pa. D&C 4th, Aff'd 647 A.2d 271; Fandozzi v. Kelly Hotel, 711 A.2d 524; Woodburn v. Consolidated Coal Co., 590 A.2d 1273; Murphy v. Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2 Pa. D&C 4th 273; Emert v. Farrah, 33 Pa. D&C 4th 313; Mosakowski v. Presque Isle Clinical Group, 7 Pa. D&C 4th 165; Williams v. Lemieux, 831 F.2d 286; Gruber v. Hubbard Bert, 675 F.Supp 281; Farkas v. Hustead, 35 D&C 3rd 610
Ohio Northern Law Review, Associate Editor (1981-1982); Senior Staff Member (1982-1983)
Phi Alpha Theta; Editor's Award, Outstanding Member of Law Review, Ohio Northern University College of Law (1982-1983)