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Salvatore J. Zambri

Senior Partner, VP and Founding Member

A Dedicated and Compassionate Washington, DC Injury Lawyer

Salvatore J. Zambri is a founding partner and a dedicated personal injury lawyer who relentlessly and passionately protects the rights of his clients. He has extensive experience representing victims in cases relating to medical malpractice, wrongful death, product liability, car and truck accidents, Metro bus and train crashes, construction accidents, food poisoning, and premises liability.

Sal is board certified in Civil Trial Lawyer and Civil Pretrial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Sal’s work has made his local community safer. His expert preparation and personal attention to each case serves as a testament to his accolades.

Personal Injury Attorney
5 stars

A Dedicated Leader in the Legal Community

Sal’s work has made his local community safer. His expert preparation and personal attention to each case serve as a testament to his accolades. In his 30 years of civil trial experience, he has obtained many significant settlements and verdicts. These trial results include a $19.5 million verdict in a wrongful death case, a $14 million confidential settlement in a significant defective product personal injury case, and a $15.2 million settlement for a truck accident victim.

As described by Super Lawyers, Sal is a Culture Changer. Sal has been board certified in Civil Trial Law and Civil Practice Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He was named to the 2024 and 2023 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers guides. On multiple occasions, Super Lawyers has acknowledged him as one of the “Top 10” attorneys in the Metro area and has continuously been named to the “Top 100” Washington, DC Super Lawyers list since 2012. Best Lawyers named Sal the “Trial Lawyer of the Year” for product liability litigation in Washington, DC, and he has been named a Best Lawyer” for medical malpractice, personal injury, and product liability litigation since 2011.

In 2022, Sal was named to the Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Lawyers Lifetime Achievement honor roll. Washingtonian Magazine calls him a “Big Gun” as well as one of “Washington’s best — most honest and effective — lawyers.” The magazine recognizes him among the “Top 1%” of Metro area attorneys. He has an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Sal is a leader in the legal community. He was inducted into the International Society of Barristers in 2022, an invitation-only organization dedicated to preservice trial by jury. He has served as president of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC—an organization that has also named him “Trial Lawyer of the Year.” Sal served for five years as president of the American Board of Trial Advocates (DC Chapter). Sal is also a member of DC Legal, the District of Columbia Bar Association, where he is part of the Steering Committee for the Tort Law Section, the Maryland Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and the Italian-American Bar Association.

Sal regularly speaks at seminars on injury litigation and has served as an adjunct professor of law, teaching advanced federal civil practice and procedure. He also authored numerous publications, including a renowned book on product liability litigation.

Sal graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1989 with a B.A. in philosophy. He received his J.D. from the George Washington University National Law Center in 1992. Sal is licensed to practice in Washington, DC, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York.

Our Personal Injury Verdicts & Settlements

$77M Wrongful Death Settlement

$20M Brain Injury Verdict

$19.5M Wrongful Death Verdict

$16M Premises Liability Settlement

$15.2M Wrongful Death Settlement

$15.2M Wrongful Death Verdict

$14M Personal Injury Settlement

$14M Car Accident Settlement

$11M Med. Malpractice Settlement

$10.6M Car Accident Settlement

$10M Car Accident Settlement

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Articles, Publications, & Seminars
  • Culture Changer, by: Joan Hennessy – Washington D.C. Super Lawyers – Published: April 2014
  • Lectures to doctors, medical students, lawyers and students regarding medical malpractice litigation, patient safety and medical errors
  • Lectures attorneys and law students regarding “How to Litigate in DC Superior Court and Local Federal Courts”
  • Authored many publications regarding civil trial practice
  • Former Adjunct Professor of Law, taught Advanced Federal Practice and Procedure
  • Authored chapter of nationally renowned book regarding product liability litigation
Classes, Seminars Taught, & Presentations
  • Professor: Advanced Federal Practice and Procedure, Catholic University Law School
  • How To Get Paid: Maximizing Liability And Excess Coverage In Your Premises, Rideshare, And Auto Cases, Trial Lawyers Association of Washington, D.C. Seminar
  • Order of Proof, Prince George’s County Bar Association
  • Obtaining Large Jury Verdicts, D.C. Trial Lawyers Association Seminar
  • Advanced Workers’ Compensation Seminar, National Business Institute
  • Effective Use of Day-In-The-Life Videos at Trial, D.C. Trial Lawyers Association Seminar
  • Evidence: What You Need to Win, D.C. Bar Association
  • Day-In-The-Life Videos: Powerful Visual Evidence, D.C. Bar Association
  • Using Life Care Planners to Support Damages, D.C. Bar Association
  • Ethics, D.C. Bar Association, 2003
  • Obtaining Big Verdicts, Business Networking International
  • Maximizing Damages, Business Networking International
  • Using Life Care Planners to Build Case, Business Networking International
  • Cross-Examining Defense Experts, D.C. Trial Lawyers Association Seminar
  • Effective Trial Tactics, Business Networking International
  • “A Day in the Life of Your Client – Videos can bring an injured plaintiff’s struggles into the courtroom”, published by Legal Times on March 28, 2005
  • “Is There Really a Medical Malpractice Litigation Crisis?” – Georgetown University Medical School, February 2006-2008
  • “Constantly Preparing to Win,” Product Liability Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Aspatore Books, 2007
  • “Maximizing Recoveries Through Settlement Videos”, Workhouse Seminar, Maryland Association for Justice
Community Activities

In addition to his active trial practice, Sal takes a leadership role in the legal community and community at large. He works to educate people about their rights and promote safety in a variety of ways, such as the following:

  • Presentations to local schools and PTSAs regarding consequences of distracted driving
  • Makes and delivers meals to local shelters twice each month
  • Coaches several sports teams for kids for past 10 years
  • Actively lobbies City Council and federal government for laws that protect citizens and make communities safer
  • Continuing Legal Education Seminar Presenter
  • Founder, Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation
  • Founding Member, National Campaign for Tolerance (co-chaired by Rosa Parks and Morris Dees)
  • Founding Member, Southern Poverty Law Center
  • Pro bono counsel for the elderly and underprivileged
  • Pro bono counsel for victims and their families of the September 11 terrorist attack
  • Awarded: “Outstanding Service Provider” by DC Church Association for Community Services
  • Family devotes time to assist teen mothers and at-risk children in metropolitan areas

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