SANTO DiGANGI

Associate

Florida Personal Injury, Commercial & Insurance Litigation Attorney

Attorney Santo DiGangi joined the law firm of Critton, Luttier & Coleman in September 2013 and focuses his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, insurance bad faith litigation, and legal malpractice. DiGangi is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been consistently selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers since 2017.

Prior to joining the firm, DiGangi served as an Assistant State Attorney with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office where he was responsible for the prosecution of felony criminal cases. During his service, DiGangi tried over 25 jury trials, over 100 bench trials, and served as the Assistant Chief of County Court. DiGangi previously worked as a Trial Court Law Clerk with the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida in West Palm Beach.

DiGangi currently serves as President-Elect of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division. He is also extensively involved with the Palm Beach County Bar Association and helps serve the West Palm Beach community as a Past President of the Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach and through his work with SunFest.

DiGangi earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Political Science and Criminology, magna cum laude, from the University of Florida. DiGangi is fluent in Italian.

Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • Legal Malpractice

Admissions

  • The Florida Bar
  • The New York Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • The Supreme Court of the United States

Education

  • University of Florida, J.D.
  • University of Florida, B.A.

Awards and Honors

  • Craig S. Barnard Inns of Court – Member (2014 – present)
    • Co-Chair, Foundation Committee (2015 – 2017)
  • MADD – Prosecution Recognition of Excellence (2012)
  • Martindale Hubbell, Peer Review Rating AV
  • Avvo Rating: 10.0/10.0

Professional Associations and Leadership Activities

  • The Florida Bar – Member
    • Young Lawyers Division
      • President-Elect (2018-19)
      • Member, YLD Board of Governors (2015-present)
        • Chair, Communications Committee (2016-17)
        • Co-Chair, Webinars Committee (2016-17)
        • Executive Committee (2016-2019)
        • Long Range Planning Committee (2015-19)
        • Affiliate Outreach Council Committee (2015-17)
        • Technology Committee (2015-16)
        • PWP Committee (2015-16)
    • Member, The Florida Bar Board of Governors (2018-present)
        • Communications Committee (2018-19)
        • Technology Committee (2018-19)
        • Disciplinary Review Committee (2018-19)
        • Strategic Planning Committee (2018-19)
    • Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee (2014-17)
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association – Member
    • Bench Bar Conference
      • Chair (2018)
    • Judicial Relations Committee
    • Professionalism Committee
    • Young Lawyers Section – Board Member
  • Palm Beach County Justice Association – Member
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL) – Member
  • National Italian American Bar Association – Member
  • Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach – Member
    • Immediate Past-President (2018-19)
    • President (2017-18)
    • President-Elect (2016-17)
    • Vice President (2015-16)
    • Member, Board of Directors (2014 – present)
    • Scholarship Committee
  • SunFest
    • Vice Chair, Risk Management Committee
  • Dreyfoos School of the Arts West Palm Beach – Alumnus
    • Board of Directors, Dreyfoos School of the Arts Foundation (2017-18)