O'Brien and Ryan, LLP - Attorneys at Law
Joana Gaizelyte-Lacy
Email: jlacy@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6270
Fax: (610) 834-1749
Assistant: Jean Quigley
Email: jquigley@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6227

Joana's practice currently involves defending medical malpractice actions involving orthopedic surgery, gynecology and obstetrics, maternal-fetal medicine, oncology and hematology, gastroenterology, neurology/neurosurgery, and various delayed diagnosis claims on behalf of hospitals and physicians. In addition, Joana also has experience in contract disputes, personal injury matters, wrongful death, survival actions, assault matters and labor and employment law. She has represented plaintiffs, in both private and public sectors, in various forums in New Jersey and Pennsylvania during the first ten years of her career. Joana was born in Kaunas, Lithuania. She is fluent in Russian and Lithuanian. Currently, Joana resides with her husband and their three daughters in Delaware County. In addition to law, her passion is tennis and English bulldogs.

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Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 2009
  • New Jersey, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of PA, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2012
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2014


  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008, J.D.
    • Member: Political & Civil Rights Law Review
  • Fox School of Business at Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003, B.A. 
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • Marvin Comisky Award Recipient
    • Bachelor of Science in Economics

Hickory Pointe
2250 Hickory Rd, Suite 300
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Phone: (610) 834-8800
Fax: (610) 834-1749