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Daniel S. Altschuler


  • Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 1987) Member, Moot Court Board and National Moot Court Team
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst (B.S. in Economics, Cum Laude, 1983)

Bar Memberships

  • Pennsylvania, 1987

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute (Products Liability Committee)
  • Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel (PID)
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Former Volunteer Assistant Coach, Saint Joseph’s University Lacrosse Team
  • Past President, Philadelphia Lacrosse Association

Daniel S. Altschuler

Chair, Casualty Litigation Department



(215) 587-1107

(215) 320-4143 Fax

Daniel S. Altschuler is a Principal and Chair of the Firm’s Casualty Litigation Department. He has extensive trial experience in the area of casualty litigation including products liability, motor vehicle liability, construction, toxic tort as well as cases involving catastrophic injuries. He has successfully argued cases before the Pennsylvania Superior Court and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. His clients include regional health systems, Fortune 500 medical durable equipment (DME) manufacturers, commercial transportation and trucking companies, subsidiaries of a Fortune 500 electric utilities company, a national dialysis company, a national security company, and an international professional services company. He currently serves as National Coordinating Counsel for Toxic Tort cases for a Fortune 500, national food and facilities services provider.

Mr. Altschuler serves with the Investigative Division of the Judicial Commission of Selection and Retention of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Since 2004, Mr. Altschuler has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by his peers as published by American Lawyer Media and Philadelphia Magazine. The Best Lawyers in America™ recognized Mr. Altschuler in its 2018 and 2019 editions in the Product Liability Litigation - Defendants category. For information about these selections and an overview of common third-party publications, rankings, and lists methodologies, click here.