Terry C. Cavanaugh: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Terry C. Cavanaugh

Terry Cavanaugh is a shareholder with Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. He concentrates his practice in the defense of professional malpractice claims, with a particular emphasis in health care law.
Phone(412) 803-3477

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice
University Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, B.A., English/Political Science, 1969
Law SchoolUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, J.D., 1972
Admitted1972, Pennsylvania

Associations & Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association


Terry joined Marshall Dennehey as a shareholder in the Health Care Liability Practice Group in 2010. With more than 30 years of litigation experience, he focuses his practice on the defense of professionals in medical and health care malpractice claims. Terry also continues to support other matters in associated areas of litigation including civil rights, general liability, product liability, insurance coverage issues, liquor liability and commercial litigation.
Terry frequently lecturers on trial tactics and the defense of medical claims and has written articles of interest to physicians, lawyers, nurses and administrators in the health care field. From 2005 through 2013, he was selected in a survey of his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer. Terry has also been awarded an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
Terry is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of the United States. He is also a member of various other bar associations, the Defense Research Institute and affiliated sections of these professional organizations devoted to trial work and malpractice claims.
Terry graduated from the Pennsylvania State University in 1969 with a B.A. in English and Political Science and he received his juris doctor from the University of Pittsburgh in 1972.

Past Employment Positions

•White & Williams

Honors & Awards
• AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2005-2015

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Terry C. Cavanaugh

600 Grant Street, Suite 2900
PittsburghPA 15219


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