Fox Rothschild LLP

Edward J. DiDonato

Partner

Philadelphia, PA

215.299.2817

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Ed has more than 35 years of experience in business law and related fields. He concentrates his practice in the areas of business and individual bankruptcies, lender workouts and the representation of bankruptcy trustees. With a presence in the firm’s Philadelphia and Blue Bell offices, Ed has served as counsel to hundreds of clients, including debtors, trustees, and creditors in bankruptcy and banks and private lenders.

Ed also has served as a bonded Chapter 11 trustee and a state and federal receiver.

Before Fox Rothschild

Ed was a law clerk to the Hon. William A. King, Jr., U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, as well as the Hon. Joseph L. McGlynn of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He has served on the Third Circuit Judicial Merit Selection Committees to select both Bankruptcy and Magistrate Judges for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Ed was appointed by the Senate of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the Pennsylvania Intergovernmental Cooperation Authority (PICA). He practiced in Philadelphia for over 25 years before joining Fox Rothschild.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Ed is a frequent guest lecturer at seminars sponsored by the Philadelphia Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. He has also written on bankruptcy and collection law for the American Bar Association as well as the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations. Additionally, Ed was elected as a Director of the Montgomery Bar Association and serves on its Executive Committee.

Honors and Awards

  • Included in the list of "Super Lawyers" in the field of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights by Super Lawyers Magazine (Corporate Counsel Edition)
  • Included in “Super Lawyers Business Edition” in the area of Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights (2013)
  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Bankruptcy Lawyers in America
  • Included in the list of "Super Lawyers" by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine
  • Man of the Year, Italian American Press Club
Biography
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Practice Areas
Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Government Relations

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania


Education

J.D., Widener University School of Law

B.A., Villanova University


Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania


Memberships

American Bankruptcy Institute

Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Philadelphia Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee

Montgomery County Bar Association

National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees


Board of Directors

Justinian Society of Philadelphia

Chair, Bankrupt/Creditor Rights Committee, Montgomery Bar Association

Montgomery County Bar Association


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