DaQuana L. Carter, Of Counsel
DaQuana “Dee” L. Carter brings more than a decade of complex civil litigation and trial experience to Mincey & Fitzpatrick. Ms. Carter began her legal career as an associate in the Health Effect Litigation and White Collar and Corporate Investigations practice groups of Pepper Hamilton LLP. While at Pepper, her practice focused on counseling and defending national pharmaceutical companies and major healthcare providers in multi-district and class action personal injury litigation, regulatory counseling, state Attorney General investigations, and government investigations. She is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law, where she was a member of the Villanova Moot Court Executive Board. She received her undergraduate degree from Drexel University in 2000, with a B.S. in Marketing.
Ms. Carter’s legal acumen and training is matched by her commitment to social justice. As Counsel to the Crime Victims Law Project of Delaware County, she represented victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking in civil litigation cases. She has spent countless hours in Court trying bench trials and arguing motions. Her representation includes divorce, custody, child support, immigration, landlord/tenant and protection from abuse hearings. Ms. Carter’s current practice focuses on civil litigation, personal injury and domestic relations.
A leader in the Bar and community, Ms. Carter is a past President of the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia. Currently, she is a board member of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania, a member of the Willard J. O’Brien Villanova Inn of Court and a member of the leadership board of the Villanova Law Minority Alumni Society. In 2006, Ms. Carter was awarded Pepper Hamilton’s William R. Klaus Pro Bono Award in recognition of her outstanding pro bono work. Ms. Carter was also named as one of the 2007 “Lawyers on the Fast Track” in Pennsylvania by American Lawyer Media. In 2008, she was awarded the Craig M. Perry Service Award from the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division.
She is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars.