JACKSONVILLE, FL—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. 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.
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.
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