Dana A. Gittleman

Associate

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)

Admissions
Pennsylvania
2012
New Jersey
2013
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2014
Education
Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 2012)
Emory University (B.A., 2008)
Honors & awards
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star
2019
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
Year joined
2013