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Frances Deveney Joins Post & Schell as a Principal in the Firm's Professional Liability Department

Philadelphia, PA – February 5, 2021 – Post & Schell, P.C. is pleased to announce that Frances Deveney has joined the firm as a Principal in its Professional Liability Department and Medical Malpractice Defense Practice Group. Ms. Deveney is resident in the firm’s Mt. Laurel, NJ office.

Ms. Deveney, who joins Post & Schell from Marks, O'Neill, O'Brien, Doherty & Kelly, P.C., has over 20 years of experience defending health care, legal, and dental professionals in professional liability matters. 

“We are pleased to welcome Fran to Post & Schell and our Professional Liability Department,” said A. James Johnston, President and Chief Executive Officer of Post & Schell, P.C. “Her significant experience defending clients in professional liability matters immediately strengthens our Professional Liability group. She also expands our footprint in New Jersey, where we see significant demand from our clients for legal services.”

Ms. Deveney focuses her practice on the defense of health care providers, including physicians, nurses, hospitals, long term care and assisted living facilities, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentists, attorneys, physical therapists, and chiropractors at trials, mediations, and arbitrations. Her practice includes all aspects of litigation including trial and appellate work. She has defended clients before the New Jersey Supreme Court and has several published cases. She also has successfully defended class action lawsuits at both the trial court and appellate level. 

She holds her J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law and received her M.B.A. and B.S. in Finance from Rutgers University’s School of Business. 

About Post & Schell, P.C.

For over 50 years, Post & Schell’s attorneys have combined the operational knowledge and insight into the industries they represent with creative legal solutions – and helped clients overcome their legal and business challenges.
Founded in 1968, we have grown from a Philadelphia insurance defense focused firm, to a firm with diverse, collaborative, and complementary practices and attorneys. With over 50 practice groups and eight offices, we provide litigation, regulatory compliance, business and transactional, and dispute resolution services to clients regionally, nationally, and internationally.

With offices in Washington, DC, Mt. Laurel, NJ, Wilmington, DE, and Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Lancaster, and Allentown, PA, our attorneys represent industries in a variety of venues and geographic markets.