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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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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January 13th, 2020

Daniel S. Gradwohl

Daniel Gradwohl is an Associate at Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd. He received his B.A. from Ithaca College and his J.D. from Widener University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, Daniel was a trial paralegal with a mid-size Philadelphia law firm handling toxic…

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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

Michael A. Kiniry

Michael A. Kiniry joined Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd. as an Associate in 2019 and defends clients in a broad range of general liability claims including Automotive Liability, Insurance Coverage and Products Liability. Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Villanova University in 2012…

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September 6th, 2019

Frank P. Menaquale, Jr.

Frank P. Menaquale, Jr. joined the firm of Deasey, Mahoney & Valentini, Ltd. in 2019. Frank has been a civil litigator since 1987. From 1996-2000, Frank was the head of the legal department for the New Jersey School Boards Association Insurance Group where Frank handled general…

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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

Premises Liability

We defend companies in a broad array of industries, including businesses in the commercial, governmental and private sector, condominium and apartment buildings, housing, school districts and universities, as well as industrial and manufacturing plants. Our team of attorneys conducts thorough investigations of accident scenes, along with the combined efforts of experts and consultants to assist in the proper evaluation of liability, if any, and to minimize potential exposure. Our experience in premises liability cases runs the gamut from slip-and-fall injuries and civil actions arising from criminal assault and battery to traumatic brain injury cases, as well as fatalities and issues involving “green technology” and other environmental issues.

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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