Melissa A. Dziak


Melissa practices in the firm's Health Care Department. Throughout her career, she has defended clients in complex litigation matters including general and professional liability, FELA and railroad litigation, toxic tort and premises liability, in state and federal courts. Melissa's experience includes primary case management of hundreds of cases from inception through to trial. 

Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, Melissa was a managing partner of a large regional law firm. She began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for Westchester County, New York, where she prosecuted up to 150 criminal cases at a time and drafted numerous appellate briefs on various aspects of criminal and constitutional law, successfully arguing in the New York State Appellate Division. 

New York
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2003)
LeMoyne College (B.A., 1998)
Associations & memberships
American Society for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM)
Broome County Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Lackawanna County Bar Association
National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
New York Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Year joined