In addition to his management role, Howard is also the chair of the General Liability Practice Group where he plays a more substantive role in the handling of case files. As an experienced litigator, he has defended hundreds of premises and retail liability claims as well as several complex, high-exposure matters on behalf of insurance companies and self-insureds.
Throughout his career, Howard has been a frequent lecturer on the topics of The Art of Negotiation, Pennsylvania Premises Liability Laws and The Pennsylvania Retail Theft Act. He is the co-chair and course planner for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Premises Liability seminar How To Win the Fall Down Case.
After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of arts in Economics, Howard worked for General Electric for two years before enrolling in Villanova University School of Law where he graduated with a juris doctor in 1986.
Howard is a big supporter of the arts. He, along with his wife and two daughters, volunteer in community theatre programs for adults and children.
•Frequent Lecturer on The Art of Negotiation, Pennsylvania Premises Liability Laws and The Pennsylvania Retail Theft Act
•Chair and course planner, Mealey's LexisNexis's annual national Retail and Hospitality Law seminar
•Chair and course planner Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Premises Liability Seminars
Honors & Awards
•AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
•Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2012-2018
Year Joined Organization: 1987
Marshall Dennehey Named a 2019 Best Law Firm in Multiple Practice Areas by U.S. News - Best Lawyers -- Firm's Appellate Practice is ranked both nationally and regionally for the first time
November 1, 2018
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin has been named a 2019 Best Law Firm in multiple practice areas, both nationally and across numerous regions of the country, by U.S. News - Best Lawyers . Additionally, the firm's Appellate Advocacy and Post-Trial Practice Group was ranked both...
Class Action & The Marshall Dennehey Horns To Compete in Law Rocks Philadelphia For the Philadelphia Bar Foundation
October 2, 2018
Class Action & The Marshall Dennehey Horns, the in-house rock-and-roll band at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, will compete at the 3rd Annual Law Rocks Philadelphia event on October 18 at the World Cafe Live to raise money for the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. Law Rocks is a...
A New Year, A New Era of Leadership at Marshall Dennehey: Thomas A Brophy Steps Down After 13 Years at the Helm; G. Mark Thompson is Firm's New President & CEO
January 16, 2018
Thomas A. Brophy, President and Chief Executive Officer, member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, stepped down from those roles on January 1, 2018 and Executive Committee member G. Mark Thompson became the firm's new...
Marshall Dennehey Launches Social Services & Human Services Liability Practice Group
October 31, 2016
Marshall Dennehey announced today the launch of a Social Services & Human Services Practice Group within the firm's Casualty Department. Attorneys in the practice group will counsel and defend mental institutions, non-profit organizations, youth clubs, community social services agencies, group...
Marshall Dennehey Announces New Leadership of Casualty Department
January 5, 2015
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin announced today that shareholders Howard P. Dwoskin and Matthew S. Schorr have been named Director and Assistant Director, respectively, of the firm's Casualty Department. In his role as Director, Mr. Dwoskin, who previously was the Department's...
Class Action Band is Headed to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!
August 16, 2013
Class Action, the in-house rock and roll band at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, will perform in the final round of the 13th Annual Fortune Battle of the Corporate Bands competition, to take place September 28th at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. After...
Message From the Executive Committee
Defense Digest Article • December 10, 2018
Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 4, December 2018 By Howard P. Dwoskin, Esq.* Thanksgiving is, by far, my favorite holiday of the year. Crisp air, the smell of pies baking, delicious roast turkey, and football on TV-what’s not to love? It..., Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 4, December 2018. 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...
Message from the Executive Committee
Defense Digest Article • March 1, 2018
Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 1, March 2018 By Howard P. Dwoskin, Esq., Member of the Executive Committee On December 31, 2017, Tom Brophy stepped down as President and CEO of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin after a very successful 13..., Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 1, March 2018. 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...
Associations & Memberships
•Defense Research Institute
•Pennsylvania Association of Defense Counsel, Executive Committee Member
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Defense Institute
•Philadelphia Bar Association
•Disciplinary Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Committee Member
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