Marshall Dennehey Shareholder Sunny M. Sparano Elected to Firm’s Board of Directors

Sunny M. Sparano, shareholder in Marshall Dennehey’s Roseland, New Jersey, office, was elected to the firm’s Board of Directors at its annual shareholders meeting on December 7, 2023. The position became effective on January 1, 2024 and she will serve a three-year term.

Sparano joined Marshall Dennehey’s Professional Liability Department in 2005. She has extensive experience in construction litigation and served as Vice Chair of the firm’s Architectural, Engineering and Construction Defect Litigation Practice Group from 2020 through 2023, at which time she was named Chair of the Practice Group.  In this capacity, she oversees a firm-wide team of attorneys who defend design and construction professionals in complex construction defect suits asserting claims involving building and design-related deficiencies. 

Sparano additionally handles products liability claims as well as environmental claims and serves as counsel in litigation involving leaking underground storage tanks, groundwater contamination, and claims pursuant to the New Jersey Spill Compensation Act.

Among her numerous professional activities, Sparano is a member of the Women’s Construction Litigation Alliance, a non-profit devoted to expanding the role of women in construction defect litigation. She is additionally a member of the New Jersey State, New York State and Essex County Bar Associations and is a frequent speaker at various construction defect conferences, including the annual West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Conference. 

Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, she is recognized by the Best Lawyers in America organization for construction litigation. A graduate of Seton Hall University and Widener University School of Law, she is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.