ANTHONY KNABB DIDONATO, ESQ.Attorney
Attorney Anthony Knabb diDonato joined the team at Scaringi Law in 2018 and is based in our Lancaster office. Mr. diDonato primarily focuses his practice on family law, criminal defense, civil litigation, bankruptcy, business law, and immigration. He represents our clients and handles cases in Lancaster County and throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.
In addition to an array of experience in family, civil and business law, Mr. diDonato focuses a sizable portion of his practice on criminal law. He has developed his criminal practice in matters involving, among other offenses, DUI, drug offenses, theft and various firearms offenses. He fights to protect and advance the Constitutional rights of his clients against the government and has obtained favorable outcomes in matters ranging from traffic infractions to the most serious felony offenses.
In his family law practice, Mr. diDonato puts the interests of his clients first and will advocate strongly for their rights toward a fair and equitable resolution of their divorce cases. He appreciates the traumatic effects that befall children in custody and divorce matters and works to ensure that their best interests are upheld throughout the litigation process and permanently thereafter.
Mr. diDonato has lived in Italy and Germany, speaks fluent Italian and is proficient in Spanish. These international experiences and language skills help Mr. diDonato in his immigration law practice in which he represents employers and foreign national employees in obtaining and maintaining work and employment visas, in representing employers in the administration inspection process & I-9 employment audits and in representing individuals involved in deportation and removal proceedings.
Prior to joining Scaringi Law, Mr. diDonato managed his own solo practice in which he handled a broad range of cases and developed significant courtroom experience in the magisterial district courts and the Courts of Common Pleas of Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery and Bucks Counties. Prior to branching out on his own, Mr. diDonato worked as an associate attorney at a full-service law firm based in Kennett Square, Chester County. There he gained diverse writing experience in pleadings and petitions practice in all types of legal matters including the drafting of civil complaints, preliminary objections, counterclaims, petitions to modify custody and motions to compel discovery. He also served as second chair in multiple custody and custody relocation trials, successfully litigated multiple civil arbitration matters before judicial tribunals, represented many criminal defense clients and conducted all of the procedural and case law research for the firm.
Mr. diDonato obtained his license to practice law in 2014. Prior to becoming an attorney, he spent several years in the field of international corporate development. Mr. diDonato applies his business acumen to, among other areas, civil and commercial arbitration and litigation, contract drafting and review, and divorce matters involving closely-held businesses.
A clear understanding of the legal process and a straightforward summary of options fosters an informed client capable of contributing to a favorable outcome in any legal matter. Readily available and compassionate, Mr. diDonato works tirelessly in the best interests of his clients and makes every effort to minimize the stresses associated with legal action.
Year Joined Firm
Areas of Practice
- Family Law
- Criminal Law
- Civil Litigation
- Immigration Law
- Bankruptcy Law
- International Trade Law
- The Role of the United States Federal Food and Drug Administration: Regulator, Watchdog, Facilitator or All of These? Food and Drug Law Institute Policy Forum, Vol. 3, No. 11 (2013) (co-authored); republished by Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Law Review, v. 7, p. 901, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-27 (2014).
Widener University, Delaware Law School, Wilmington, Delaware
Juris Doctor, 2013
Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
B.S. Organizational Development Psychology, 2002
- Admitted to Bar of Pennsylvania in 2014