Conor Donze


Conor Donze is an associate in the Philadelphia office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Life Sciences, Products Liability, General Liability, Medical Malpractice, Health Regulatory & Compliance and Professional Liability Practices. 

Mr. Donze began his career as a certified legal intern for the Chester County District Attorney’s office. While working for the Chester County District Attorney’s Office, Mr. Donze gained invaluable experience handling and presenting at preliminary hearings, juvenile proceedings, motions and assisting on jury trials. 

After his time at the Chester County District Attorney’s office, Mr. Donze transitioned his career to civil defense litigation. In recent years, Mr. Donze has defended companies and corporations of various sizes and backgrounds in product liability matters, personal injury suits, premises liability and professional liability. 

As a member of the Life Sciences Practice, Mr. Donze focuses primarily in the areas of pharmaceutical and medical device product liability defense, medical malpractice defense and long term care litigation. He defends national medical device and pharmaceutical companies at various levels of the supply chain in both local and multidistrict product liability actions. His complex cases involve alleged catastrophic injuries and economic losses attributed to malfunctioning surgically implantable medical devices and contaminated and/or defective prescription medications.

Mr. Donze recently expanded his practice to representing physicians in numerous subspecialties, nurses, physician practice groups, hospitals, a major regional integrated health system, long-term care facilities, and substance abuse treatment centers in medical professional negligence matters. These complex cases routinely involve misdiagnoses, medication errors, perioperative complications, falls, decubitus ulcers, among others.

Additionally, Mr. Donze has represented land owner and facility operators in the defense of premises liability claims throughout the local region.

Mr. Donze has prepared and argued a wide variety of pre-trial motions and has drafted winning briefs and pleadings in significant cases on behalf of his clients.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Life Sciences
  • Products Liability
  • General Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Healthcare Regulatory & Compliance
  • Professional Liability




  • American Bar Association 
  • Chester County Bar Association

Awards & Honors

Deans Merit Scholarship, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law


Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2018

University of Pittsburgh

Bachelor of Arts, 2015 

Certifications & Legal Experience

Certified Legal Intern, Chester County District Attorney’s Office

Personal Interests

Outside of the firm, Mr. Donze enjoys his time on the golf courses, ice hockey rinks and various gyms in the greater Philadelphia area. Mr. Donze also enjoys hiking with his dog, Seamus, when the weather is nice.