Principal and founder of DiSandro & Malloy, P.C., E. Douglas DiSandro Sr., Esq. is a 1978 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and a 1981 graduate of the Widener University School of Law, where he obtained his law degree.
After graduating law school, he served as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable William Hart Rufe of the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas. After completing his clerkship, he became a personal injury litigator and spent twenty-four years as a partner in a major center city personal injury firm before deciding to start his own personal injury law firm. He has achieved numerous multi-million dollar recoveries for injured victims and is a certified member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum. He has extensive experience in representing employees of the United States Postal Service, Pennsylvania State Troopers, City of Philadelphia Police Officers and Federal Express employees injured in the line of duty. He also has extensive experience with claims of individuals injured by defective products.
Mr. DiSandro received the distinct honor of being named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer based on an independent survey of peers and industry leaders within the legal community, most recently being selected in 2006, 2009, and 2010. Only the top five percent of Pennsylvania lawyers receive this distinction. He also has received an AV preeminent rating, the highest rating possible from Martindale-Hubbel who evaluates attorney’s level of legal ability and ethical background based on evaluation by their peers. He is a member of the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, as well as a member of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers’ Association. He is a member of the Italian Lawyers Justinian Association where he served as a member of the Board of Directors. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and has participated as a lecturer for continuing legal education seminars.
He has in the past and continues to volunteer his time to the Philadelphia Court System where he serves as a Judge Pro Tempore successfully mediating settlements of personal injury cases. He has served on the Board of CYO, Catholic Youth Organization, and he is presently on the board of Gaudeamus, a faith based ensemble of professional musicians who, through their musical performances, generate proceeds directed to organizations supporting the needy, with primary focus on education and children’s medical needs. He also serves as Chairman of The Loyola Society President’s Board at St. Joseph’s University.
He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as the United States Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.