Thomas J. O'Malley: Lawyer with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.

Thomas J. O'Malley

Thomas J. O'Malley is a shareholder in the Casualty Department of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. He focuses his practice on sports and entertainment litigation, premises liability, transportation litigation, and general liability matters along with a wide array of other topics that he has handled over the last decade in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania.
Phone(215) 575-2657

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Practice Areas

  • Amusements
  • Sports and Recreation Liability
  • Premises Liability - Defense
  • Trucking & Transportation Liability
University La Salle University, B.S., Finance/English, 1990 President of Student Senate
Law SchoolWidener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware, J.D., 1993
Admitted1994, Pennsylvania; District of Columbia; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Associations & Memberships

Burholme Civic Association & Townwatch, Legal Counsel (1999-2003)

•Lawncrest Community Association, President (2000-2002); General Counsel (1999-2002)

•Pennsylvania Bar Association

•Philadelphia Bar Association


Thomas is a shareholder in the Casualty Department. He focuses his practice on sports and entertainment litigation, premises liability, transportation litigation and general liability matters, along with a wide array of other areas that he has handled over the last decade in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania.

Thomas attended LaSalle University where he served as the president of the Student Senate and received a variety of awards for academic distinction and volunteer efforts in the community. In 1993, he obtained his juris doctor from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware. Licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia, Thomas is also admitted to appear before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Thomas sits as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas and as an Arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Arbitration system. Thomas has received the highest rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell , an entity which rates the legal ability and ethics of attorneys based on surveys conducted with judges and attorneys. In 2007, 2010 - 2013 Law & Politics/Philadelphia Magazine named Thomas a Super Lawyer.

Classes/Seminars Taught

• Pennsylvania Law Day, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2002-present

Fraud, Fraud, Fraud -The Use of Surveillance Video in Federal and State Courts in Pennsylvania, 1999

Honors & Awards

• AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

• Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2007, 2010-2014

Year Joined Organization: 1992

Reported CasesPublished Works: 'Creeping Disease Rule' Not Applicable in Pennsylvania Property Damage Case, The Journal of Allegheny County Bar Association, 2001-06-15, Vol. 3, No. 12, and Defense Digest, 2001-02, Vol. 7, No. 1; When Is It Advantageous to Oppose a Petition For A Discontinuance?, Defense Digest, 2000-02, Vol. 6, No. 1; Will Ross Protect a Joining Defendant When the Plaintiff Gives Up?, Defense Digest, 1997-10, Vol. 3, No. 5; The Blizzard's Backlash: A Symposium on Issues Confronting Pennsylvania and New Jersey Property Owners, (Co -author), Defense Digest, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 3

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Thomas J. O'Malley

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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