Thomas J. Marcoz Jr.


Thomas joined Marshall Dennehey in 2003 in the Health Care Liability Practice Group. His areas of practice include medical malpractice, long-term care, nursing home and dental insurance defense.

Thomas has served as a faculty instructor at the University of Delaware since January 2008, where he teaches a health law module for students interested in beginning careers as legal nurse consultants. The class focuses on all aspects of health law civil litigation, from the inception of a case through discovery and its ultimate conclusion. The class also deals with federal laws and regulations, including Stark laws, HIPAA, anti-kickback, and Medicare fraud and abuse.

Thomas received his B.S.N. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing in 1998. He earned his juris doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2002. In November 2002, Thomas joined the firm of Davies, McFarland & Carroll, P.C. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as an associate in the medical/dental malpractice group.

Classes/Seminars Taught

Common Errors in Medication Administration and Charting Issues, Milford Center-Genesis Healthcare Organization, May 2011

Health Law Course for Legal Nurse Consultants, University of Delaware, 2008-present

Teaching Assistant, Legal Writing, University of Pittsburgh, 2001-2002

Published Works

"EHR Report: Medical Legal Issues Regarding Electronic Medical Records," Internal Medicine News, co-author, November 2013

"No Prior Order, No Civil Contempt," Defense Digest, Vol. 12, No. 3, September 2006

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2002)
University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing (B.S.N., 1998)
Honors & awards
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2008
Associations & memberships
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Tort and Insurance Defense Section
Year joined