Philadelphia trial lawyer Dion G. Rassias has been reappointed by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to serve as a member of the Disciplinary Board.
First appointed to the Board in April 2018, Rassias’ reappointment means he will serve on the Disciplinary Board until April 2024.
Created in 1972, the twelve-member Disciplinary Board is an independent agency under the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction. Its members include ten attorneys and two non-lawyers from across the state. Funded by annual assessments paid by attorneys licensed to practice in the Commonwealth, the Board assists the Supreme Court in all matters involving attorney licensing and discipline.
Rassias is a trial lawyer with the Philadelphia law firm, The Beasley Firm LLC. Mr. Rassias completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University and Dickinson College and graduated from Duquesne University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in the bars of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, the District of Columbia, the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Claims, and the numerous corresponding Federal Courts in the states where he is admitted.
He has extensive trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts and regulatory agencies. Mr. Rassias has tried and settled a growing list of cases which have resulted in multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, all of which have been collected in full, for people and families who have been catastrophically injured and damaged as the result of medical malpractice, professional malpractice, partnership disputes and law firm disassociations, defamation and false light, products liability, civil rights violations, discrimination and harassment, and related personal injury actions. In addition, he has tried and settled many complex commercial litigations involving business disputes, antitrust claims, contracting disputes, healthcare issues, bank fraud, and trade secret litigation.
Mr. Rassias serves on various professional committees and associations and also maintains an extensive pro bono commitment. He is the recipient of numerous distinctions and awards, including a Lifetime Achievement selection as one of America’s Top 100 Attorneys; membership in the Summit Council; and appointment by the Pennsylvania Senate as a member of the Joint State Government Commission Task Force on Real Property Law (Senate Resolution 244 of 2002). He was requested to testify before the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee on Senate Bill 1376, on Joint and Several Liability; from 2002 until 2010, he sat as a member of the Architects Licensure Board; and in October 2011 and 2007, he served as the moderator for the television coverages of The Pennsylvania Superior Court’s en banc oral arguments at the National Constitution Center.
Mr. Rassias previously served as a Hearing Committee Member from 2010-2016.