Salvatore DeSantis is a member of the firm. His areas of concentration are construction litigation, premises liability and insurance coverage. Sal has vast trial experience. He is known in the courts and among clients for his no-nonsense approach to negotiating cases. Sal shares his knowledge as a lecturer on subjects including the defendant's perspective in personal injury cases, and as an author on such topics as defense ethics and professionalism.
Sal has earned an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell — the highest peer review rating, based on legal ability and ethical standards. He counts among his most significant work his pro bono activities as an advocate for families and small businesses impacted by the September 11 attack (see Our Commitment to Diversity). Sal was born in Bethpage, New York.
U.S. States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York - 1986
New York State Bar - 1986
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey - 1985
New Jersey State Bar - 1985
J.D., St. John's University - 1985
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton - 1982
Columbian Lawyers Association
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Defense Research Institute and Trial Lawyers Association
The Harmonie Group
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
New York State Bar Association