Steven J. Forry: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Steven J. Forry

Steven Forry is a shareholder with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin in the firm's Health Care Department. He concentrates his practice in the defense of professional malpractice claims for physicians, hospitals and professional liability insurance carriers.
Phone(412) 803-3464

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Practice Areas

  • Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice
  • General Liability
  • Premises Liability - Defense
University The Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1991
Law SchoolOhio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio, J.D., 1994
Admitted1994, Pennsylvania; 1996, West Virginia; New York; U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia; U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia; U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania

Associations & Memberships

Allegheny County Bar Association

•New York Bar Association

•Pennsylvania Bar Association

•West Virginia Bar Association


Steven, a shareholder in the firm's Health Care Department, has extensive experience handling trial and appellate matters in high-exposure and high-profile cases for physicians, hospitals, professional liability insurance carriers, general liability insurance carriers and automobile insurance carriers. Steven has had primary responsibility for jury and non-jury trials in both state and federal courts in multiple jurisdictions.

Steven is frequently asked by clients and industry organizations to lecture on a variety of topics concerning risk management and other legal topics affecting the health care industry. In 2006, he was named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star.

Steven graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 1991, and received his juris doctor from Ohio Northern University in 1994 . He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and West Virginia. Steven is admitted to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, Second and Third Judicial Departments in New York, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Health Care Summit: Tackling Emerging Trends in Health Care Beyond Tort Reform, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2009, speaker

Past Employment Positions

•White and Williams

Honors & Awards
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2006
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2014

Year Joined Organization: 2010

Obamacare: Potential Effects on Future Damages in Medical Malpractice Litigation in Pennsylvania
Defense Digest Article • September 1, 2014
By Sean D. Callaghan, Esq. and Steven J. Forry, Esq.*Key Points:The Affordable Care Act changes the insurance environment in Pennsylvania because it requires citizens to purchase health insurance.Because the Affordable Care Act..., Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014 Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...

Reported CasesPublished Works: Obamacare: Potential Effects on Future Damages in Medical Malpractice Litigation in Pennsylvania , Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 3, September 2014; Getting Sanctions Under The Certificate of Merit Rules

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Obamacare: Potential Effects on Future Damages in Medical Malpractice Litigation in Pennsylvania
Sean D. Callaghan,Steven J. Forry, August 28, 2014
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Affordable Care Act or ACA), Pub. L. No. 111-148, 124 Stat. 119 (2010) into law. Commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” it is generally considered the most significant statutory reform of the...

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Steven J. Forry

600 Grant Street, Suite 2900
PittsburghPA 15219


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