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Goodell, DeVries, Leech & Dann, LLP

Headquarters

One South Street, 20th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States
(410) 783.4000

Firm Details

Clients facing litigation in today’s demanding environment face a tough challenge – to find lawyers who not only have the court room experience, skill and determination to produce results, but who do so while keeping litigation costs under control. Goodell DeVries has the attorneys and resources to meet these challenges.

On a local, regional and national level, our firm's attorneys handle a wide variety of complex and challenging matters, from professional negligence to insurance coverage, and from product liability to commercial disputes. We assist clients in planning business strategies that are designed to avoid litigation. We help clients prepare for anticipated litigation before suit is filed. Once litigation is commenced, we work with our clients to implement best practices designed to provide clients with the information necessary to effectively manage the litigation. Goodell DeVries' litigation resources are comparable to those in the litigation departments of the country’s largest law firms.

Formed in 1988 by sixteen attorneys, our firm has more than sixty attorneys in 2 offices, fueled by clients satisfied with the expertise of our attorneys, and our ability to obtain the results in an effective and cost efficient manner.  The firm is active regionally, nationally, and internationally. Our firm offices are easily accessible from the Baltimore Washington International Airport, and by Amtrak.

Goodell DeVries employs technology to streamline the practice of law, and to enhance secure communication between client and counsel. Goodell DeVries maintains a substantial Information Services Department whose members keep our attorneys apprised of the advantages technology can offer to litigators and who provide to our lawyers on a case-by-case basis the necessary technological tools to further the client’s interests. In addition, the Information Services Department can work with our clients to ensure that there is interoperability between the technological resources of our firm and those of our clients.

Goodell DeVries' lawyers are committed to serving both bar and community. Our lawyers are published in a variety of areas, addressing both the skill of trial advocacy and substantive areas of law.

Our firm's lawyers donate substantial time to pro bono work and to a variety of community activities.

Our firm's lawyers are always happy to speak to groups of any size on issues relating to our practice.

Goodell, DeVries, Leech & Dann, LLP recognizes that success in the court room begins with bringing the best professional talent to all levels of our firm.

Management

Linda S. Woolf
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Maryland in Litigation - Health Care with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maryland in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maryland in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maryland in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maryland in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 8 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Baltimore in Litigation - Health Care with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Baltimore in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Baltimore in Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Baltimore in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Baltimore in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 8 lawyers

Awards

  • Chambers USA - Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • 12 Best Law Firm ranking by US News and Best Lawyers
  • "Outstanding Volunteer Law Firm of the Year" for pro-bono work with Veteran's Benefits by HPRP

Clients

  • Allstate Insurance Co.
  • ARINC Inc.
  • Ascension Health
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Crown Equipment Corporation
  • DENTSPLY International, Inc.
  • Eisai, Inc.
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • MedStar Health
  • Pfizer Inc
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.
  • The Doctors Company
  • AIG

Contacts

Mary Madden
Director of Marketing & Business Development
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Firm Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Leisure and Hospitality Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

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Office Locations

United States

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Maryland

Maryland

Baltimore, MD

One South Street, 20th Floor

Baltimore, MD 21202

United States

(410) 783.4000

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

Two Commerce Square, Suite 3700

2001 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

United States

(267) 765.3600

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