June 24th, 2021

Daniel J. O’Connell, Jr.

Daniel J. O’Connell, Jr. is an Associate at Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd.  He received his B.S. in Marketing from DeSales University and his J.D. from Widener University Delaware Law School. Daniel was admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania in 2019. Prior to starting law…

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September 20th, 2019

Edward J. Henry

Edward (“Ted”) is an Associate at Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd. He received his B.A. from the University of Vermont and his J.D. from Widener University School of Law. Ted has devoted his entire professional career to defense litigation, focusing his practice in the areas…

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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

Liquor Liability/Dram Shop

Our attorneys have extensive experience representing members of the hospitality and liquor industry in dram shop litigation, including restaurants, taverns, hotel properties and entertainment venues. We have successfully defended bars, taverns, hotels and social organizations, as well as dram shop claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, assaults and other alleged wrongdoing by patrons of alcohol serving establishments.

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

Lauren M. Steins

Lauren focuses her practice on a diverse range of catastrophic injury and liability claims including liquor liability, premises liability, product liability, motor vehicle liability and negligent security matters. Lauren also frequently lectures on subjects relating to her practice areas to members of the bar and…

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September 13th, 2018

Leanna B. Ruotanen

Leanna B. Ruotanen joined Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd. as an Associate in 2017 after working for a mid-size regional litigation firm specializing in the defense of personal injury claims. Leanna currently defends clients in a broad range of general liability claims including premises liability,…

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