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Heather K. D'Onofrio Rejoins Post & Schell as a Principal in the Firm's Professional Liability Department

Philadelphia, PA – February 29, 2024 – Post & Schell, P.C. is pleased to announce that Heather K. D’Onofrio has rejoined the firm as a Principal in its Professional Liability Department and Medical Malpractice Litigation Practice Group.

Ms. D’Onofrio previously served as an Associate in Post & Schell’s Professional Liability Department from 2003 through 2012. She spent several years as owner and partner at The D’Onofrio Firm, where she practiced alongside her husband, and rejoins Post & Schell from the law firm of Youman & Caputo, LLC. 

“It is my privilege to welcome Heather back to Post & Schell and our Professional Liability Department,” said A. James Johnston, President & Chief Executive Officer of Post & Schell, P.C. “Her experience litigating medical malpractice cases from both sides and deep understanding of the healthcare industry, will immediately benefit our healthcare provider clients in the region.” 

Ms. D'Onofrio is a seasoned litigator with over 20 years of experience successfully representing both plaintiffs and defendants in professional liability, medical malpractice, and catastrophic injury litigation in the Philadelphia region. She focuses her practice on the defense of health care providers and medical professionals in matters involving alleged malpractice, catastrophic injuries, and significant financial exposure. Her clients include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, hospitals, and health systems.

“I am excited to rejoin Post & Schell, where I began my legal career,” said Ms. D’Onofrio. “I look forward to reconnecting with former colleagues and joining one of the region’s premier groups of attorneys that defend providers in complex malpractice litigation.”

From 2019 to present Ms. D’Onofrio has been named a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” and was selected as a "Pennsylvania Rising Star" (for top attorneys in Pennsylvania under the age of 40) from 2011 through 2017. She is a 2003, magna cum laude graduate from Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law and holds her B.A. degree from Bloomsburg University. 

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