E. Douglas DiSandro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

DiSandro & Malloy PC
 | 1760 Market Street, Suite 1201
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-587-9900
Fax: 215-587-9930
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006, 2009 - 2012, 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

Principal and founder of DiSandro & Malloy, P.C., E. Douglas DiSandro is a 1981 graduate of the Widener University School of Law, where he obtained his law degree. Mr. DiSandro served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable William Hart Rufe of the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas, upon graduation from law school. After completing his clerkship, he became a personal injury litigator and spent 24 years as a partner in a major center city personal injury firm before deciding to start his own personal injury law firm.

Mr. DiSandro has achieved numerous multimillion-dollar recoveries for injured victims and is a certified member of the Million Dollar Advocates 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 has received an AV* Preeminent rating, the highest rating possible from Martindale-Hubbell. 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 3rd Circuit.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General
  • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Arbitration, Mediation


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Super Lawyers: 2006, 2009 - 2012, 2017 - 2020

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About Douglas DiSandro

Admitted: 1981, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.disandromalloy.com/douglas-disandro/


  • AV Preeminate Rating (Highest Possible) from Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Prior Board Member The Justinian Society
  • Prior Board Member Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association 
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocate Forum
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • Member, Italian Lawyers Justinian Association
  • Member, Philadelphia Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Discovery Master Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
  • Co-Chair of St Joseph's University Loyola Society President's Board
  •  Member of Widener Law School Alumni Board 
  • Board Member Giadeamus Music Ministry
  • Habitat for the Humanities 
  • Judge Pro Tempore in the Philadelphia Court System


  • $1,500,000 settlement for trucking accident, $850,000 for construction site work accident, $2,025,000 recovery for workplace accident upper extremity injury, $398,000 settlement for slip and fall accident on ice and snow, $710,000 settlement for an individual who sustained a herniated disc requiring surgery after a supermarket slip and fall accident in Philadelphia County $475,000 recovery for a finger amputation in connection with a defective piece of manufacturing equipment $5.5 million recovery for a victim of a tractor trailer accident who suffered serious back injuries, $750,000 settlement in a supermarket slip and fall on liquid where the individual suffered nerve damage $1,050,000 settlement for serious injuries sustained in a head-on collision in Montgomery County $700,000 recovery in a parking lot slip and fall on ice where the individual suffered closed head trauma and other injuries,$950,000 for motor vehicle collision with leg fracture, $60,000 dogbite settlement, $2,025,000 recovery for workplace accident upper extremity injury

Representative Clients:

  • Members of the City of Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania State Troopers, United States Mail Carriers

Educational Background:

  • University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, 1978
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Office Location for E. Douglas DiSandro

1760 Market Street
Suite 1201
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-587-9900

Fax: 215-587-9930

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Last Updated: 12/11/2018

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