Francis J. DiSalle

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  • Partner at Thomas, Thomas & Hafer LLP (85 Attorneys)
  • 525 William Penn Place, 37th Floor, Suite 3750, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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Francis joined the firm in 2010. He has practiced law for 34 years as an experienced trial attorney and is recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer.

Following law school, Francis served as a law clerk to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He then joined the Travelers Insurance Company as corporate litigation counsel, litigating cases related to liability defense, coverage issues, Motor vehicle law, uninsured/underinsured motorists, and workers’ compensation, and Premises liability, Litigation regarding Real Property.

With Rose, Schmidt, Hasley & DiSalle, his practice expanded to also include representing private, self-insured businesses in commercial and contract litigation, as well as individuals in will contests and other matters of estate litigation, and litigation regarding Real Property and Quiet Title. He also served as a school board and township solicitor and handled employment issues and labor union matters such as grievance and interest arbitration, unfair labor practice charges before the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, negotiations, civil rights issues and construction matters.

Professional Honors & Awards

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers (2008-2011)


•TT&H eNotes: Liability - September 2018
•Francis DiSalle wins complete defense verdict in premises liability case.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Commercial & Business Litigation
  • General Liability
  • Governmental Entity & Civil Rights
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Workers` Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
412.434.8596  Phone
412.697.7407  Fax
University Attended:
Duquesne University, B.A., 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1983, U.S. District Court, Western District of PA; 1983, Pennsylvania; 2003, U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations & Memberships

Allegheny County Bar Association, Member, Litigation Section

Federal Bar Association, Third Circuit V.P. & Former President, Western District of PA


Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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