Areas of Practice


  • Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 2012)
  • Emory University (B.A., 2008)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2012
  • New Jersey, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2014

Associations & Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee (2015-2017); YLD Treasurer (2016), Vice Chair (present)
  • Former President of NovUs, the Young Alumni Chapter of the Villanova University School of Law

Honors & Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019

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Dana A. Gittleman

2000 Market Street, Suite 2300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(267) 519-6597
(215) 575-0856 - Fax

As a member of the Professional Liability Department, Dana focuses her practice on the defense of claims and lawsuits brought against insurance agents and brokers, real estate professionals, financial entities, construction companies, large product manufacturers, lenders and other professionals. She also has experience litigating insurance coverage and bad faith claims, including providing coverage analysis.

Dana received her juris doctor from the Villanova University School of Law, where she was a Dean's Merit Scholarship recipient. While at Villanova, Dana served as a managing editor for student work for the Villanova Sports & Entertainment Law Journal. Following law school, Dana worked at a Philadelphia insurance defense firm where she focused on dental malpractice, medical malpractice and premises liability matters.

Dana is a former member of the Philadelphia Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee. She is also a former president of NovUs, the Young Alumni Chapter of the Villanova University School of Law.

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • You Passed the Bar, Now What? How to Succeed in Your First Year as an Attorney, and How to Gain Experience, Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Bootcamp, October 28, 2016

Published Works

  • "Utilizing Your Alumni Network for Personal Development," The Legal Intelligencer, May 14, 2015

  • Case Law Alerts, regular contributor, 2014-present

  • Home Field Advantage: Determining the Appropriate "Turf" for Williams v. National Football League and Clarifying Preemption Precedent, 19 Vill. Sports & Ent. L.J. 203 (2012)


  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, PA (J.D., 2012)

    Honors: Dean's Merit Scholarship Recipient

    Law Review: Villanova Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Managing Editor

  • Emory University, Druid Hills, GA (B.A., 2008)