Personal Injury Lawyer in New Jersey


Domhnall Ó’Catháin (Donny) is a named partner and a personal injury lawyer in New Jersey in the Personal Injury Department of Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O’Cathain & O’Cathain, LLC

Donny has secured millions of dollars for his clients, including seven-figure settlements in medical malpractice cases, and trucking accident cases. In 2017, he won the largest dental malpractice verdict in New Jersey in a case where the defendant dentist refused to make an offer to settle the case. In 2019, he won a $1.2 million-dollar verdict in a pedestrian knockdown case even though the defense’s final offer was $200,000.

Donny represents people who were personally injured as the result of the negligence of others, and families who have lost a loved one as the result of the negligence or malpractice of others. He handles personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice cases. The majority of his cases are in Bergen County, Essex County, Hudson County, Middlesex County, Passaic County, and Union County. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, Donny is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York, and before the New Jersey Federal Court and both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Donny is originally from Ballincollig, County Cork, Ireland, and received his Bachelor of Civil Law degree from the University College Cork, Ireland, in 2000. In the United States, Donny graduated from Fordham University School of Law, where he was awarded an LLM in 2005, and from Rutgers University Law School, where he received his J.D. in the Foreign Lawyers Program in 2010. He has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in New Jersey and New York every year since 2013.

Donny is a past President of the Irish American Bar Association of New York, and a current member of the Brehon Law Society, the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the New Jersey Association of Justice.

He resides in Hillsdale, New Jersey, with his wife and three children.

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