Since 1987 Don has been in the firm’s Litigation Group, which he chaired from 1998 to 2004. He represents businesses and individuals in a broad array of matters involving contracts and torts. He represents individual and corporate fiduciaries as well as beneficiaries in resolving disputes regarding the administration and distribution of trusts and estates. Don also counsels clients regarding defamation and privacy matters. He has appeared in federal and state courts in Pennsylvania at the trial and appellate levels, and has represented clients in private arbitrations and mediations.

Don serves on the firm’s Ethics Committee. He has been an active participant in the law firm network ALFA International since 1998. Don taught European and U.S. History at Guilford High School in Connecticut from 1977 to 1984.


Yale University, B.A., 1975

Northwestern University, M.A.T., 1977

Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1987, summa cum laude, Dickinson Law Review, Comments Editor 1986-1987


Best Lawyers in America®, 2014 -2015

The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2012-present

Select Lawyers, 2014



Pennsylvania Bar Association

Dauphin County Bar Association

ALFA International, Business Litigation Practice Group, Steering Committee Member

Carlisle Sunrise Rotary Club, Member


U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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