On October 11, 2021, Attorney Todd J. O’Malley, Founder and Senior Partner of O’Malley & Langan Law Offices, was honored with the prestigious Mel Award by the Melvin M. Belli Society. The distinction recognizes an exceptional trial attorney who demonstrates the highest pinnacle of skill and innovation in litigating for clients and makes a significant contribution to the practice of law in America.
Named after the eminent trial lawyer, Melvin M. Belli, the Melvin M. Belli Society is a by-invitation-only organization of attorneys belonging to The American Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA).
Attorney O’Malley explains, “From our unique perspective as working trial lawyers, we work to identify trends, rationalize change, and address challenges as they appear on the horizon. Our study and analysis of legal innovations from around the world informs next steps in the evolution of legal education. I am truly honored and humbled to be this year’s honoree and join the ranks of the many gifted attorneys who’ve preceded me.”
Todd J. O’Malley, Esq. is a nationally recognized leader in the practice of Workplace Injury and is well known for standing up for people’s rights here in Northeast Pennsylvania, particularly in cases involving workers’ compensation, personal injury, and wrongful death. He is a past recipient of the Distinguished Service Award by the American Association for Justice, has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine’s Super Lawyers of Pennsylvania, and has been recognized in ‘Best Lawyers of America.”
In addition to having been named to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Attorney O’Malley has served as past Chairman of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and as Special Assistant Attorney General for the Bureau of Consumer Protection. He was active on the Boards of Directors for Interfaith Worker Justice, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers, and The American Association of Justice, and is a Member of the American College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers. He is very involved in the greater community, lending his support to numerous charitable causes.
For 30+ years, O’Malley & Langan has operated their law practice in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Working from offices in Scranton, Pittston, and Towanda, the firm focuses its efforts on Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, and Personal Injury.
During the pandemic, attorneys are working with clients via email, phone, video conference, and in person. As various federal, state, and administrative courts and agencies have adopted separate and evolving COVID-19 policies, O’Malley & Langan is staying abreast of updates to keep cases moving quickly through the system.
Attorney Todd J. O’Malley can be contacted by telephone at (570) 344-2667 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.