E. Douglas DiSandro, Jr.’s practice is devoted to fighting tirelessly on behalf of individuals and families who have suffered catastrophic injury or death. With skill, determination, and an unrelenting work ethic, Doug helps his clients hold responsible parties accountable for their negligence. Dedication to and passion for the rights of his clients was instilled in Doug at a young age as he has been influenced by his father, a personal injury attorney for over thirty years.
In law school, Doug was honored to be selected as a member of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society and the Widener Law Veterans Law Clinic. As a member of the Veterans Law Clinic, Doug provided counsel to retired military members who were denied benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs. On multiple occasions, Doug successfully argued before Board of Veterans’ Appeals Judges on behalf of his clients in appellate proceedings, helping them gain access to much-needed benefits for their service-connected disabilities.
Since passing the bar, Doug has continued to dedicate himself to giving back to the community and fighting for the rights of others, having served as a volunteer attorney for the Veterans Law Clinic’s Philadelphia clients. He also performs pro bono work as a member of the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (V.I.P.), an organization that provides legal services free of charge to indigent clients in need of counsel in the Philadelphia area.
Prior to pursuing his Juris Doctor, Doug earned his undergrad degree from St. Joseph’s University, graduating, with honors, in 2010. While at St. Joseph’s, Doug was a four-year Division I athlete, competing on the Varsity baseball team and earning the honor of being voted by his peers and coaches as a captain for the 2010 season. Doug arrived on Hawk Hill after graduating from St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in 2006.
- Pennsylvania, 2013
- New Jersey, 2013
- United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2015
- Widener University School of Law Delaware, J.D. 2013, cum laude
- St. Joseph’s University, B.S. 2010, cum laude
- Philadelphia Bar Association
- Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
- The American Association for Justice
- The Pennsylvania Association for Justice
Honors & Awards
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers “Rising Star”, 2018
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Prior Work Experience
During law school, Doug served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Mary Pat Thynge, Chief Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court, District of Delaware, while also working as a law clerk for a Center City personal injury law firm, gaining invaluable experience and insight. After graduation, prior to joining Saltz, Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, Doug worked for four years at a Philadelphia plaintiff’s firm, where he honed his skills and obtained countless successful results for his clients at trial and arbitration.