O'Brien and Ryan, LLP - Attorneys at Law
Paul E. Peel
Email: ppeel@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6225
Fax: (610) 834-1749
Assistant: Jennifer S. Smith
Email: jsmith@obrlaw.com
Main: (610) 834-6282

Paul concentrates on appellate litigation, directors' and officers' liability, complex medical malpractice litigation and commercial litigation. He has successfully represented many professional clients before the Pennsylvania Superior, Commonwealth and Supreme Courts, as well as the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Peel has obtained favorable decisions in cases addressing issues involving informed consent, improper venue and excessive jury awards. Additionally, Mr. Peel successfully defended against the plaintiffs' appeal to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania in the first silicone breast implant case to go to trial in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • New Jersey, 1997
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3d Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2012


  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 1995, J.D.
  • Loyola University, Baltimore, MD, 1990, B.S.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Villanova Moot Court Board

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • CLE, Appeals for Trial Lawyers, Montgomery County Bar Association, March 2022
  • Mock Trial, Philadelphia Obstetrical Society, May 2017

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