Mary Kate McGrath: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Mary Kate McGrath

Phone(215) 575-2863

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Health Care Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury - Defense
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Long-Term Care Liability
University Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, B.M., 1994
Law SchoolBrooklyn Law School, New York, New York, J.D., 2001
Admitted2003, Pennsylvania

Associations & Memberships

Actors Equity Association

•Philadelphia Area Society of Healthcare Risk Management


Mary Kate is a member of the Health Care Department at Marshall Dennehey. She has extensive experience in the defense of health care providers, hospitals, health systems, rehabilitation centers and skilled nursing facilities from the onset of a client's involvement in a case through the appellate level.

Mary Kate obtained a defense verdict in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas representing all of the defendants, including a physical therapist and a local hospital, in a claim for medical negligence wherein the 70-year-old plaintiff alleged that she sustained permanent injuries during a physical therapy session.

Prior to beginning her legal career, Mary Kate was a professional actor who worked on Broadway, off-Broadway and in regional theaters across the country. She was nominated for Barrymore Awards for performances at Philadelphia's Walnut Street Theater and Arden Theater Company. Following graduation from Brooklyn Law School in 2001, Mary Kate continued to perform nationally in theatrical productions and concerts before seeking admission to the Pennsylvania bar in 2003.

Mary Kate has served as a pro bono child advocate for the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project, and has volunteered for Our Mother of Consolation Parish and Norwood Fontbonne Academy. She has also volunteered with the Chestnut Hill Business Association, and in 2011 served as the Chair of the Steering Committee for the First Annual Harry Potter Weekend in Chestnut Hill.

Published Works

•Navigating the Benevolent Gesture Liability Act, The Legal Intelligencer, March 18, 2014

Honors & Awards
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2009-2013

Year Joined Organization: 2012

Reported CasesPublished Works: Navigating the Benevolent Gesture Liability Act, The Legal Intelligencer, March 18, 2014

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Help May Be On the Way in Pennsylvania for Providers of Emergency Health Care
Mary Kate McGrath, September 29, 2014
Pennsylvania may take a huge step forward in remedying its reputation as a hostile environment for medical providers in the form of legislation introduced by Representative Bryan Cutler (R) of 100th Legislative District of Pennsylvania. This legislation seeks to impose a heightened standard of...
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Mary Kate McGrath

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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