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Donald N. Camhi


  • Temple University School of Law (J.D., 1984) Law Review: Associate Editor, Temple Law Quarterly
  • State University of New York, Albany (B.A. in Rhetoric/Communications, 1981)

Bar Memberships

  • New Jersey, 1985
  • Pennsylvania, 1984

Court Admissions

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

Donald N. Camhi

Chair, Professional Liability Defense Department



(215) 587-1015

(215) 320-4150 Fax

Donald N. Camhi is a Principal and Chair of the Firm's Professional Liability Defense Department. Mr. Camhi restricts his practice to the litigation of medical professional liability cases where he represents integrated delivery systems, multi-hospital systems, stand-alone hospitals, physicians, nurses, technicians and ancillary healthcare professionals.

He has tried a large number of cases to verdict during his career and handles cases with extremely high damage potential in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties.

Mr. Camhi also assumes the handling of cases tried to verdicts by other firms. The resolution of these cases requires unique and creative strategy. He also provides risk management advice to chief executive officers, risk managers, claims coordinators and nursing supervisors. As Chair of the Professional Liability Defense Practice Group, Mr. Camhi also spends a substantial amount of time mentoring younger attorneys.

From 2004 through 2019, Mr. Camhi was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by his peers as published in Philadelphia Magazine. In 2009 through 2014, he was named a Top 100 Philadelphia Area Super Lawyer following statewide voting and review by a special panel. In addition, in 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014, Mr. Camhi was named a Top 100 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer following statewide voting and review by a special panel. In 2012, 2013 and 2014 he was also listed in Super Lawyers Business Edition. The Best Lawyers in America©, a  peer-reviewed publication, selected Mr. Camhi for inclusion in its 2020 Edition in the category of Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants. For information about these selections and an overview of common third-party publications, rankings, and lists methodologies, click here.