May 26th, 2021

Jeremy A. Whalen

Jeremy A. Whalen is an Associate at Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd. He received his B.A. from Taylor University and his J.D. from the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Jeremy has devoted his professional career to the defense of insurers and professionals. His…

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September 6th, 2019

Chrystale B. Hewitt

Chrystale B. Hewitt joined Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini in 2019. She defends companies and individuals in complex civil litigation matters in the Federal and State Courts throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  Chrystale is an experienced litigator with practice area expertise in personal injury, premises liability,…

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September 14th, 2018

Bad Faith

Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini represents insurers and their affiliates in tort and statutory claims alleging breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, improper claims and underwriting practices, consumer fraud and extra contractual claims, from sound advice at the claims handling stage, to assisting in formulating strategies for handling mediations and settlement conferences in underlying cases with an eye towards avoiding bad faith traps involving general liability, business auto, property, liquor liability, construction, directors & officers, professional liability including architect and engineers, municipal liability and school errors & omissions, including litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as extensive experience in mediation and other types of ADR.

September 13th, 2018

Francis J. Deasey

A founding shareholder of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd., Francis “Frank” Deasey has a long history in the legal industry. In the mid-70’s, Frank joined his father’s law firm, where he was quite involved with maritime law and insurance defense. Over the years, the firm…

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September 13th, 2018

Gerald J. Valentini

Gerald (“Jerry”) Valentini received his BA degree from the University of Delaware in 1984. He received his Juris Doctor from the Whittier College School of Law in 1987. Jerry began his practice at the law firm of Hogan, Baynes & Haworth in Los Angeles, California, and later…

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September 13th, 2018

Henri Marcel

A shareholder of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd., Henri Marcel’s insurance and corporate defense practice is focused on issues involving professional liability, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, commercial automobile and transportation and premises liability matters. Professional liability litigation is a major aspect of Henri’s…

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September 13th, 2018

William A. Rubert

William (“Bill”) Rubert is Of Counsel with Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd. Bill has been with the firm for over nine years, and has over 35 years of civil litigation experience. In the course of his practice, Bill has taken over 30 cases to verdict…

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September 13th, 2018

Ward A. Rivers

Ward Rivers joined Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd. in 2003 as an Associate after enjoying a successful career in the insurance and reinsurance industry. Ward mainly represents primary and excess carriers in matters involving disputed insurance coverage and bad faith. He has successfully represented clients…

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