Terry C. Cavanaugh

Terry C. Cavanaugh: Attorney with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C. (504 Attorneys)
  • U.S. Steel Tower, 600 Grant Street, Suite 2900, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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  • 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.
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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 2017, 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 Martindale-Hubbell
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2005-2018

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Areas of Practice (2)

  • Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(412) 803-3477  Phone
(412) 803-1188  Fax
University Attended:
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, B.A., English and Political Science, 1969
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
1972, Pennsylvania

Associations & Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association


Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • 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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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