Daniel B. Devinney is the newest partner of SSDMD. He joined Snyder Sarno D’Aniello Maceri and da Costa in 2016 as an associate in our Roseland office and was promoted to Counsel before making partner in 2020. He started off 2020 strong by securing a gross $650,000 jury verdict in an emergency medicine malpractice case.
Daniel graduated from Cornell University in 2002 and earned his J.D. from Seton Hall in 2007. During law school, he was a merit scholar and completed an internship with the Community Health Law Project, during which time he focused on the legal hurdles faced by the indigent and mentally ill. After law school, Daniel served as a law clerk for the Honorable Bryan D. Garruto, J.S.C. (retired). At the conclusion of his clerkship, Daniel spent nearly 8 years working for one of the top personal injury defense firms in New Jersey, focusing on medical malpractice litigation. As Counsel, Daniel successfully handled over a hundred cases worth millions of dollars. He has intimate knowledge of the strategy and tactics utilized by the defense to successfully defend medical malpractice claims, and will now utilize that knowledge to obtain outstanding results for injured patients.
In 2019, TopVericts.com listed a $3.25 million anesthesia malpractice case that partners Daniel B. Devinney and Paul M. da Costa handled amongst their list of top 50 Verdicts and Settlements in the United States. The list is comprised of cases filed either in a state or federal court, as well as those settled prior to commencing a lawsuit. More information regarding the list can be found here.
Daniel is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. He has experience arguing legal issues before the Appellate Division and the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Morris County Bar Association, and the Worrall F. Mountain Inn of Court.
Daniel focuses his practice on complex personal injury matters, including medical malpractice, products liability, mass torts, and catastrophic personal injury cases.