Marianne DePaulo Plant is a partner with Goodell DeVries and Chair of the firm's Medical Malpractice Group. She concentrates her practice on the representation of individual and institutional healthcare providers. She has successfully represented these clients in medical malpractice and other claims throughout Maryland's judicial system. Marianne handles complex litigation in all its phases including investigation, depositions, motions practice, alternative dispute resolution, and trial. She has prevailed in numerous dispositive motions, has taken and defended hundreds of depositions, and has repeatedly tried medical malpractice cases to defense verdicts. In addition, Marianne has briefed and argued appeals before the Appellate Court of Maryland and the Supreme Court of Maryland.
Marianne also provides health law advice to hospitals, major health systems, and other healthcare providers on issues including surrogate medical decision-making and guardianship, civil rights of persons with disabilities, organ donation, custody and use of tissue and pathologic specimens, peer review and credentialing issues, and HIPAA and other confidentiality issues.
Marianne regularly makes presentations to clients and other attorneys on social media in litigation, disclosing and apologizing for medical mistakes, medical documentation errors, end-of-life medical decision-making, malpractice issues in obstetrics, settlements with minors, expert witness qualifications, and Maryland tort reform.