Mohamed N. Bakry


    Mohamed is a member of the Casualty Department where he defends clients in cases related to product liability, premises liability and transportation. His clients include manufacturers; property owners; retailers and product suppliers faced with lawsuits alleging assault and battery; defects on the premises; acts of negligent third parties; improper maintenance of the premises; and design defects, to name a few. He also defends product manufacturers, suppliers and premises owners in asbestos litigation.

    Additionally, Mohamed has experience handling automobile liability matters, representing businesses and individuals involved in auto accidents, negligent auto claims, and personal injury cases. Mohamed has deep experience in criminal litigation having previously worked for the Defender Association of Philadelphia. Within his current criminal defense practice, Mohamed has represented criminal defendants facing charges in Federal and State court. He has represented individuals charged with possession of narcotics and DUI, to major felonies such as fraud, burglary, robbery, assault and homicide. He has also defended doctors and business owners against Attorney General grand jury investigations regarding Medicare fraud and insurance fraud.  

    Mohamed actively participates in arbitration and major jury trial cases from inception to final resolution. In representing clients, he handles all phases of litigation, including initial case investigation, discovery, depositions, motion practice and the preparation of witnesses for trial.

    Mohamed is passionate about and dedicated to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and he currently serves on Marshall Dennehey's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, which helps establish a supportive and welcoming workplace environment in which employees of all backgrounds and demographic characteristics can work together. As an active member of the volunteer community, Mohamed serves as the Chair of the Board for an immigration legal services non-profit organization named Justice for Our Neighbors of the Delaware Valley. Mohamed is also the Second Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Lawyers' Club of Philadelphia, a social and educational organization working to promote camaraderie among members of the bench and the bar in the Philadelphia area.


    Classes/Seminars Taught

    Unlocking Diversity: A Dynamic Collaboration Between In-House and Outside Counsel to Elevate Your Legal Team, 2024 DRI Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA Seminar, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Philadelphia, PA, March 21, 2024 

    You’ve Been Warned! The Future is Coming for Labels, DRI Product Liability Conference, February 8, 2024

    Managing Your Post-Pandemic Human Capital Risk, Marshall Dennehey Client Webinar, October 2022

    Anatomy of a Trial: Opening Statement and Closing Argument – Panelist, Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Annual Meeting, July 26, 2022

    Becoming an Active Ally with a Focus on Allyship with Our Muslim Colleagues: How to Get Involved, Stay Involved, and Educate Others About Racial and Social Injustice, IADC, March, 23, 2022

    Two Years Into a Pandemic – What Your Jurors May Be Thinking, Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) Winter Meeting, March 8, 2022

    4th and 5th Amendments: Civilian and Police Interactions – Panelist, SABA Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June, 2019

    Know Your Rights, Drexel University's Black Graduate Student Union, February 23, 2018

    Opioid Addiction in the Workers Compensation Arena, Greater Philadelphia Executive Claims Council, February 15, 2018

    Understanding the 5th Amendment, Muslim American Community Association, April 2015

    Defending a Criminal Case, Marshall Dennehey Seminar, February 2015

    Know Your Rights: Immigration, Premises Liability, and the 4th Amendment, Muslim American Community Association, December 2014

    An Overview of the Criminal Justice System for Interpreters, Nationalities Service Center, May 2013


    "Five Diverse Viewpoints, One Common Goal: Increased Diversity in the Legal Community," For the Defense, April 2016

    "Government Disclosure Obligations in Criminal Cases," The Legal Intelligencer, White Collar Crime Supplement, May 5, 2015

    New Jersey
    U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
    Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D., 2007)
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (B.A., cum laude, 2003)
    Honors & awards
    Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star
    Associations & memberships
    Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Member
    Defense Research Institute; Diversity Committee member and co-editor, "Diversity Insider" newsletter
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    Nationalities Service Center Board of Trustees
    Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Philadelphia Bar Association
    The Lawyers Club of Philadelphia, Board Member, President, 2024
    Justice For Our Neighbors of the Delaware Valley, Chair of the Board
    Immigration Law & Justice of the Delaware Valley, Chair of the Board
    Year joined