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General Defense


Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

105 Maxess Road, Suite 303, Melville, New York 11747

Practice Areas

  • Affordable Care Act
  • Amusements, Sports and Recreation Liability
  • Appellate Advocacy and Post-Trial Practice
  • Architectural, Engineering and Construction Defect Litigation
  • Asbestos and Mass Tort Litigation
  • Automobile Liability
  • Aviation and Complex Litigation
  • Behavioral Health Risk and Liability
  • Birth & Catastrophic Injury Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Injury Litigation
  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation & Compliance
  • COVID-19/Coronavirus
  • Electronic Medical Record and Audit Trail Litigation
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Fraud/Special Investigation
  • General Liability
  • Health Care Liability
  • Hospitality and Liquor Liability
  • Insurance Agents & Brokers Liability
  • Insurance Services
  • Intellectual Property, Technology and Media Litigation
  • Long-Term Care Liability
  • Maritime Litigation
  • Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Liability
  • Medicare Set-Aside
  • New York Construction and Labor Law
  • Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Litigation
  • Premises and Retail Liability
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Litigation
  • Public Entity and Civil Rights Litigation
  • Real Estate E&O Liability
  • School Leaders' Liability
  • Securities and Investments Professional Liability
  • Social Services & Human Services Liability
  • Telehealth and Telemedicine
  • Trucking & Transportation Liability
  • White Collar Crime
  • Workers' Compensation

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About Us

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.

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin established an office on Long Island in October 2011, first opening in Hauppauge and then relocating in 2014 to Melville to accommodate the firm's clients and growth. Located in the heart of Suffolk County, the office services its clients' needs throughout all of New York State.

The lawyers in the Melville office have lived and worked on Long Island throughout their careers and are familiar with the needs of its business and professional communities. Melville is located within close proximity to all the major airports and traffic arteries, providing the attorneys with easy access to all of Long Island, as well as the entire state of New York. In fact, the attorneys often appear in courts located as far north as Buffalo.

Well known for its businesses in the technology and service industries, Long Island has a varied and vast business community. The firm's location in Suffolk County gives it the ability to service all types of industries throughout the area.

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Additional Locations

  • Westport, Connecticut
  • 191 Post Road West
  • Westport, Connecticut 06880
    • Telephone: 203-221-2785
    • Fax: 203-221-2665
  • Wilmington, Delaware
  • Nemours Building
  • 1007 North Orange Street, Suite 600
  • Wilmington, Delaware 19801
    • Telephone: 302-552-4300
    • Fax: 302-552-4340
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 100 Northeast 3rd Avenue, Suite 1100
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
    • Telephone: 954-847-4920
    • Fax: 954-627-6640
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • 200 West Forsyth Street, Suite 1400
  • Jacksonville, Florida 32202
    • Telephone: 904-358-4200
    • Fax: 904-355-0019
  • Orlando, Florida
  • Landmark Center One
  • 315 East Robinson Street, Suite 550
  • Orlando, Florida 32801-1948
    • Telephone: 407-420-4380
    • Fax: 407-839-3008
  • Tampa, Florida
  • 201 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1100
  • Tampa, Florida 33602
    • Telephone: 813-898-1800
    • Fax: 813-221-5026
  • Mount Laurel, New Jersey
  • 15000 Midlantic Drive, Suite 200
  • P.O. Box 5429 (08054)
  • Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054
    • Telephone: 856-414-6000
    • Fax: 856-414-6077
  • Roseland, New Jersey
  • 425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 302
  • Roseland, New Jersey 07068
    • Telephone: 973-618-4100
    • Fax: 973-618-0685
  • New York, New York
  • Wall Street Plaza
  • 88 Pine Street, 21st Floor
  • New York, New York 10005-1801
    • Telephone: 212-376-6400
    • Fax: 212-376-6490
  • Westchester, New York
  • 287 Bowman Avenue, Suite 404
  • Purchase, New York 10577
    • Telephone: 914-977-7300
    • Fax: 914-977-7301
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 312 Elm Street, Suite 1850
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
    • Telephone: 513-372-6800
    • Fax: 513-372-6801
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • 127 Public Square, Suite 3510
  • Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1291
    • Telephone: 216-912-3800
    • Fax: 216-344-9006
  • Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 4905 West Tilghman Street, Suite 300
  • Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
    • Telephone: 484-895-2300
    • Fax: 484-895-2303
  • Doylestown, Pennsylvania
  • 10 North Main Street, 2nd Floor
  • Doylestown, Pennsylvania 18901-4318
    • Telephone: 267-880-2020
    • Fax: 215-348-5439
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
  • 717 State Street, Suite 701
  • Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
    • Telephone: 814-480-7800
    • Fax: 814-455-3603
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 100 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 201
  • Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011
    • Telephone: 717-651-3500
    • Fax: 717-651-9630
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • The Union Trust Building
  • 501 Grant Street, Suite 700
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
    • Telephone: 412-803-1140
    • Fax: 412-803-1188
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • 50 Glenmaura National Boulevard
  • Moosic, Pennsylvania 18507
    • Telephone: 570-496-4600
    • Fax: 570-496-0567

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Personnel Information

Managing Shareholder


Anna M. DiLonardo

Managing Attorney

Melville, NY

Practice Areas
  • Asbestos and Mass Tort Litigation
Admitted
  • New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of New York
Memberships:
  • Medical Defense Group, New York County (Case Management Committee)
Education:
  • University of Cincinnati, B.B.A., 1985
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1988

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Special Counsel


James M. Boyce

Melville, NY

Practice Areas
  • General Liability
  • New York Construction and Labor Law
  • Architectural, Engineering and Construction Defect Litigation
Admitted
  • New York, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Memberships:
  • American Council of Engineering Companies
Education:
  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1997
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2001

Michael P. Kelly

Melville, NY

Practice Areas
  • Health Care Liability
Admitted
  • New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2000
Memberships:
  • Nassau County Bar Association
Education:
  • Loyola College, B.A., 1990
  • New York Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1994

Christopher J. Power

Melville, NY

Practice Areas
  • General Liability
  • Automobile Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Injury Litigation
  • New York Construction and Labor Law
  • Appellate Advocacy and Post-Trial Practice
Admitted
  • New York, 1996
Memberships:
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
Education:
  • State University of New York Polytechnic Institute at Utica/Rome, B.S. (cum laude), 1978
  • Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D., 1996

Mark J. Volpi

Melville, NY

Practice Areas
  • General Liability
  • Construction Injury Litigation
  • New York Construction and Labor Law
Admitted
  • New York, 2003
Additional Biographical Details:

Classes/Seminars Taught: "Employing Mechanism of Injury to Defend Injury Claims," ARCCA, November 2014; "Litigating Insurance Coverage Claims: From Start to Finish," National Business Institute, December 2012; "Green Building Insurance Coverage Seminar," Nassau County Bar Association, April 2010; "Recent Developments in Spoliation of Evidence," Nassau Suffolk Claims Managers, May 2006

Memberships:
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • U.S. Green Building Council
Education:
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1999
  • St. Johns University School of Law, J.D., 2002

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Senior Counsel


Kevin M. Ryan

Supervising Attorney, Health Care Department - New York Offices

Melville, NY

Practice Areas
  • Health Care Liability
  • General Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
Admitted
  • New York, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2011
Additional Biographical Details:

Classes/Seminars Taught: "Pitfalls of Pressure Ulcer Litigation," Health Care Law Seminar, Marshall Dennehey, November 9, 2016; "Legal Liabilities: The Ins and Outs of Pressure Ulcer Malpractice," Shining the Light on Wound Care: A Multidisciplinary Wound Care Symposium, NS-LIJ Health System-Hofstra Medical School, 2014; "Interior Premises Liability," 2005 Update and Overview on Premises Liability, New York State Bar Association CLE, 2005

Memberships:
  • New York State and Nassau County Bar Associations
Education:
  • Hunter College of the City University of New York, B.S., 1981
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1985
Military:
U.S. Navy, 1969-1977

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Resident Shareholders


Colleen M. Cronin

Melville, NY

Practice Areas
  • Asbestos and Mass Tort Litigation
Admitted
  • New York, 1994
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1997
Education:
  • State University of New York at Albany, B.A., 1990
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1993

Martin A. Schwartzberg

Melville, NY

Practice Areas
  • Professional Liability
  • Architectural, Engineering and Construction Defect Litigation
  • Construction Injury Litigation
  • New York Construction and Labor Law
  • Insurance Agents & Brokers Liability
Admitted
  • Connecticut, 1989
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
Additional Biographical Details:

Classes/Seminars/Taught: "Ethics for Engineers," American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Long Island Chapter, January 2016; "Handling Potential Spoliation of Evidence Issues When Representing the Design Professional," CNA's 54th Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys, 2015

Publications:
  • Contributor: Legal Updates for Insurance Agents & Brokers, 2018-Present
  • Author: "Spoliation Issues When Representing the Design Professional," New York Law Journal, July 14, 2015
Education:
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A. (with honors), 1986
  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1989
Honors:
Academic Honors and Political Science Honor Society (SUNY, Binghamton)

Andrew M. Warshauer

Melville, NY

Practice Areas
  • Asbestos and Mass Tort Litigation
Admitted
  • New York, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of New York
Education:
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A. (with honors), 1990
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1994

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Resident Associates


  • Matthew A. Gray
  • Lindsay F. Korn
  • Jennifer M. Roberts
  • Sam V. Ruggeri
  • Noriel L. Sta. Maria, M.D.

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