Donald M. Ransom

Director of Casarino, Donald Ransom

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Areas of Practice:

  • Civil litigation
  • Bankruptcy

Donald Ransom is the firm’s current Managing Director and previously served as Managing Director of Finance for the firm. He is a native of Wilmington, Delaware and attended the University of Delaware where he received his B.A. in 1984. After college, Mr. Ransom studied law at Villanova University School of Law, obtaining his J.D. in 1987. In addition, following a one year course of study in accounting, economics and corporate finance, Mr. Ransom earned a Finance and Accounting Certificate from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business in 2009.

He was admitted to practice law in the State of Delaware in 1987 and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1988. In addition, Mr. Ransom is admitted to practice before the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Delaware and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He holds a BV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register.

Mr. Ransom throughout his career has tried numerous jury trials to verdict and has a large number of reported and unreported cases in State and Federal Court. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Defense Counsel of Delaware and the Richard S. Rodney Inn of Court. In addition, He is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association Litigation and Torts and Insurance Practice Sections.

Mr. Ransom is a member of the Mediation Panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware and the Delaware Superior Court Mediation Panel. Mr. Ransom has also volunteered his time as a member of the Federal Civil Panel for the United States District Court for the District of Delaware.

Mr. Ransom leads the firm’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice and regularly handles matters involving insurance litigation, suspected insurance fraud and bad faith.

Education:

  • University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business (2009)
  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D. (1987)
  • University of Delaware, B.A. (1984)

Bar Admissions:

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Delaware
  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware

Associations & Memberships:

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Counsel of Delaware
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Delaware State Bar Association Bankruptcy Litigation Committee
  • Delaware Superior Court Mediation Panel Mediation Panel for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Honors & Awards:
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV Rating