Attorney Profile:

Steven J. Forry

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

Biography

Steven is the supervising attorney for the Health Care Liability Practice Group in the Pittsburgh office, where he coordinates and oversees the work of seven attorneys. In this role, Steven utilizes his extensive experience handling trial and appellate matters in high-exposure and high-profile cases for physicians, hospitals and professional liability insurance carriers. He has also 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 issues affecting the health care industry. From 2014 to 2016, he was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer.

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

Honors & Awards

•AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2006
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2014-2016

Year Joined Organization

2010

News

Steven Forry and Stuart Sostmann Promoted to Supervisory Roles in Pittsburgh

March 1, 2017

Steven J. Forry and Stuart H. Sostmann, shareholders in the Pittsburgh office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, have been promoted to supervisory roles in their respective practice areas. Mr. Forry has been named Supervisor of the Pittsburgh office's Health Care Department, and Mr....

Publications

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 2014Defense 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...

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice
  • General Liability
  • Premises Liability - Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(412) 803-3464  Phone
(412) 803-1188  Fax
www.marshalldennehey.com
University Attended:
The Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania, B.A., 1991
Law School Attended:
Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio, J.D., 1994
Admission:
1994, 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
Memberships:

Associations & Memberships

•Allegheny County Bar Association
•New York Bar Association
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•West Virginia Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Published 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
ISLN:
909621979

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 16 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate/Assistant General Counsel on 05/24/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    Steve is a highly skilled trial lawyer who handles his cases with great attention to detail and committment to his client. As experienced trial lawyers diminish in number... Read more

    Steve is a highly skilled trial lawyer who handles his cases with great attention to detail and committment to his client. As experienced trial lawyers diminish in number, he remains a lawyer who tries a number of significant cases each year.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/22/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    Whenever I learn that Steve is going to defend a case that I filed I know that it will be difficult for me to prevail. Steve's knowledge of medical malpractice is second... Read more

    Whenever I learn that Steve is going to defend a case that I filed I know that it will be difficult for me to prevail. Steve's knowledge of medical malpractice is second to none. He is always extremely well prepared and quite gifted at recognizing the strengths and weaknesses of my cases. Most importantly, he is a man of his word.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/15/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/15/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    I have had several medical malpractice cases with steven J. forry. he is an excellent attorney and meets the highest ethical standards. He is extremely civil in his deali... Read more

    I have had several medical malpractice cases with steven J. forry. he is an excellent attorney and meets the highest ethical standards. He is extremely civil in his dealings with opposing counsel.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 05/14/13 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 05/13/13 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a General Counsel on 05/13/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    Mr. Forry is knowledgeable and responsive. He is an excellent trial lawyer. Read more

    Mr. Forry is knowledgeable and responsive. He is an excellent trial lawyer.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 05/12/13 in Medical Malpractice

    Steve represents the highest standard of the legal profession. Read more

    Steve represents the highest standard of the legal profession.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/07/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/07/13 in Medical Malpractice Defense

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