Mr. Di Stefano has an extensive and diverse practice throughout Pennsylvania, with particular emphasis on employment law and appellate law and procedure. He has represented claimants as well as employers in workers’ compensation litigation before administrative courts and arbitral boards, with responsibility at all levels from trial to advocacy in the higher tribunals. He has served on many occasions as an arbitrator in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia. He is bi-lingual in reading, writing, speaking and understanding the Spanish language.
He is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Business where he attained distinction in the study of the history of economic thought under the guidance of Peter S. Elek, Ph.D. In 1985 he took his law degree from Widener University Delaware Law School with honors in deferred compensation. He also earned distinction in courses in closings and settlements and legal complaint drafting with Prof. H. Fairfax Leary, one of the principal drafters of the Uniform Commercial Code. He is admitted to the bars of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and the courts of the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, District of New Jersey, Courts of Appeals for the Third and Federal Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States.