O'Brien and Ryan, LLP - Attorneys at Law
Anthony P. DeMichele
Email: ademichele@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6235
Fax: (610) 834-1749
Assistant: Jessica Rankin
Email: jrankin@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6222

Anthony joined O'Brien & Ryan, LLP in 2004 and serves on its Management Committee.  Anthony's practice consists of general litigation, representing both businesses and individuals in matters ranging from professional malpractice to breach of contract.  His clients include business owners, general contractors, subcontractors, insurance companies, lawyers, law firms, doctors, nurses, nurses' aides, physical therapists, administrators, hospitals, and nursing homes.  His litigation practice includes premises liability claims, professional liability claims, and insurance coverage disputes.  He has extensive experience in contract review and negotiation, with agreements in areas such as healthcare, real estate and construction.  He handles cases in state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  He also has extensive experience with mediation and arbitration. 

Anthony also serves as an arbitrator for the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas.

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Recent Representative Matters:

Named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers:

  • 2010 (Rising Stars)
  • 2011 (Rising Stars)
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

In The Media:

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 2001
  • New Jersey, 2001
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3d Circuit, 2010


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law, Camden, Camden, New Jersey, 2001, J.D.
    • Top Oralist, Hunter Advanced Moot Court
    • Octo-Finalist, Hunter Advanced Moot Court
    • Member of the Board, Hunter Advanced Moot Court
    • Center for Forensic Economic Studies Excellence in Litigation Award
  • Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, 1993, B.A.

Published Works:

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Philadelphia Area Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Professional Liability Defense Federation
  • Benchmark School Board of Trustees (2019 - 2020)
  • Harriton High School Mock Trial Team - Attorney Advisor (2006 - 2021)
    • Montgomery Bar Association "Young Lawyers Section Mock Trial Award" (2018)

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Medical Malpractice, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC), Stratford, NJ, May 2020
  • Medical Malpractice – Avoiding Litigation, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ, Feburary 2020
  • Effectively Dealing with Pro Se Litigants, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual, Minneapolis, MN, August 2019
  • Cybersecurity, Pennsylvania Defense Institute - Middle District North, March 2019
  • Controlling Costs in High Exposure CasesInternational Association of Defense Counsel, Webinar, October 2016
  • Professional Liability Roundtable, International Association of Defense Counsel, Chicago, IL, May 2016
  • The Arbitration of a Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcer Lawsuit, Jefferson Health's 2nd Annual Global Pressure Ulcer Prevention Conference, Philadelphia, PA, November 2015
  • Understanding Implicit Bias and How it Impacts the Practice of Law and a Lawyer's Ethical Responsibility, April 2015
  • Ethical Considerations for Lawyers as Business Associates under HIPAA, April 2014
  • Comprehensive State Law Breakdown for Long Term Care Litigation Hotbeds, American Conference Institute's 3rd Annual Long Term Care Litigation Conference, January 2013
  • Eight Common Errors Resulting in Malpractice and Ethics Complaints, August 2012
  • The Affirmative Duty to Investigate Social Media Evidence and Legal Malpractice Trends 2012, April 2012

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