Orphanides & Toner, LLP, is unlike many other law firms.

Whether a partner, associate or of-counsel, our attorneys pride themselves on not just their professional achievements but also their diverse backgrounds. Orphanides & Toner, LLP, can provide clients with sound advice, can resolve their complex problems and is able to serve as the valued partner needed for success only because of the talent and background of our attorneys.


Paul J. Toner, Esquire

Paul is an established practitioner at every level of Pennsylvania state and federal court systems. Paul is an active member of the Pennsylvania bar, as well as the bars of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

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David G. Orphanides, Esquire

Since 2005, David has guided over 500 projects through the Philadelphia zoning process. Before entering private practice, David served as assistant solicitor for the City of Philadelphia where he advised the Department of Licenses & Inspections on matters such as code enforcement and claims.

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Michael P. McIlhinney, Esquire

Michael P. McIlhinney focuses his practice on real estate development with an emphasis on zoning and land use matters, real estate, real estate litigation, and complex real estate transactions.

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Caroline A. Gardner Esquire

Caroline “Carly” Gardner joined Orphanides & Toner LLP in 2017 and focuses her practice on commercial litigation and zoning and real estate development.  

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