Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce that two of the firm’s Jacksonville lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in America 2021. Additionally, five of the firm’s associates in Florida have been included in the inaugural edition of the 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, a new recognition given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
The Best Lawyers™ in America
James P. Hanratty was selected for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants for the first time. Mr. Hanratty is the Managing Attorney and Casualty Supervisor of the firm’s Jacksonville office. He is an experienced litigator who defends individuals, insurance companies and major corporations in complex litigation within a variety of practice areas. He has tried more than 150 civil jury trials throughout his 25+ year career and has served as statewide trial counsel. He is also Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by The Florida Bar. He is a graduate of the University of Akron School of Law and is licensed to practice in all Federal District Courts of Florida.
Michael J. Decandio has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America for Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants since 2014. As senior counsel in the firm’s Jacksonville office, he concentrates his practice on the defense of construction and design professionals. Additionally, he defends both products and premises liability as well as trucking cases. He has tried nearly 100 cases to verdict. He is a former assistant state attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida for Duval, Clay and Nassau Counties. He earned his juris doctor from the Cumberland School of Law of Samford University and is admitted to practice in Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
The firm’s associates in Florida who were selected for the 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch include the following.
• Julie Cunningham Aiello, Tampa, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Kayla L. Barnett, Fort Lauderdale, Insurance Law
• Joey M. Chindamo, Orlando, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Andrew B. Jaffe, Orlando, Insurance Law
• Carolin A. Pacheco, Orlando, Insurance Law
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For more information, please visit https://www.bestlawyers.com/.
About Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, founded in 1962 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, is a leading civil defense litigation law firm that represents and advises insurers, self-insured businesses and professionals in a wide range of professional liability, casualty, health care, employment and workers’ compensation matters. With more than 500 attorneys in 20 offices throughout PA, NJ, DE, OH, NY & FL, Marshall Dennehey is uniquely positioned to assist clients in both avoiding litigation, as well as providing them with a vigorous defense in the event of claims and suits made against them. For more information, please visit www.marshalldennehey.com.