Dona represents employers, municipalities, school districts and individual clients throughout New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and New Jersey in the areas of employment law, discrimination, wrongful termination, and Title IX compliance. She also handles the defense and case management of complex personal injury, negligence, insurance coverage, and wrongful death matters. For more than 25 years, Dona has brought her science background, skill and determination to bear in all matters in which she has counseled and advocated for clients involved in workplace disputes, property loss, or from defective products or equipment. She has been involved in higher profile cases involving clergy abuse and crematory litigation. Dona appears regularly in state and federal courts in all five of the states in which she is admitted to practice. Dona appears as well at the various state and federal agencies that oversee workplace discrimination, retaliation and disability matters including the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Maine Human Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Her work is characterized by a no-nonsense, cost-effective approach to the process, with an eye for voluntary settlement, combined with the seasoned skills, determination, and attention to detail necessary for successful litigation. Dona has devoted her practice to litigation, trials and arbitration. Her reputation, experience and commitment to her clients, both large and small, have yielded results that have earned her the respect and recognition of her peers.
Dona was born in New Jersey and moved to New Hampshire in 1995. She earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in biological sciences from Rutgers University. After working for a number of years as a research assistant at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Dona pursued her legal studies at the Newark campus of Rutgers University School Law, evening division. She received her J.D. in 1988 and was certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney in 1995. Dona continues to actively assist the New Jersey firm of Radom & Wetter with litigation matters.