Dori Persky

Dori Persky

Washington D.C.
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Dori Persky graduated from Vanderbilt University, where she majored in European Studies and Corporate Management.  Before starting law school at American University, Washington College of Law in 2012, Dori worked for Westlaw Court Express for several years.  During law school, Dori interned for the U.S. Department of Justice, working with their Environmental Torts Litigation Division.  She also clerked for a plaintiff's personal injury firm in Rockville, Maryland.  Additionally, while in law school, Dori participated as a student attorney in her school's Civil Advocacy Clinic.  All of these experiences led to her interest in advocating on behalf of plaintiffs injured by toxic materials.

Dori is licensed to practice law in Maryland and is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2015
  • District of Columbia, 2017


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2015
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    • B.A.
    • Major: European Studies
    • Minor: Corporate Strategies and Art History

Past Employment Positions

  • Washington College of Law Civil Advocacy Clinic, Student Attorney, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Judicial Intern, 2014
  • Karp, Frosh, Wigodsky & Norwind, Law Clerk 2014
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Environmental Torts Litigation Division, Summer Volunteer Intern, 2013