Andrew Caulfield Dalton was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware. He is a proud and active alumni of Wilmington Friends School. After graduating from Wilmington Friends in 1997, Mr. Dalton then went on to Hampshire College, in Amherst, Massachusetts. While at Hampshire, he would earn a Bachelor’s degree in the interdisciplinary study of Literature, History, and Psychology, and was a member of the Hampshire College Basketball team. During his undergraduate study, Mr. Dalton was also a visiting student at The New School for Social Research, in New York City, and Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California, where he expanded his study of Literature and Psychology, before returning to Hampshire to complete his degree.
After completing his undergraduate degree, Mr. Dalton spent several years working in the TV and Film industry, where he had the opportunity to travel throughout the United States and beyond, documenting the lives of everyday people, and some extraordinary situations.
In 2008, Mr. Dalton entered Villanova University School of Law. While studying at Villanova, Mr. Dalton earned entrance to the Pro Bono society for his work with post-disaster legal assistance to the victims of Hurricane Ike, in Galveston, Texas. Following his first year of Law School, Mr. Dalton spent the Summer as an intern with the Public Defender’s office in Wilmington, Delaware. The following Summer, Mr. Dalton was selected to then-Attorney General Beau Biden’s AG Clerk Program.
After graduating from Villanova Law School in 2011, Mr. Dalton accepted a position as an Assistant Deputy Attorney General in the Delaware Attorney General’s Office. Mr. Dalton spent a number of years at the Attorney General’s office where he worked in the Misdemeanor Trial Unit, as well as assisting Deputies in other units. Mr. Dalton was tasked with a large caseload each week, and was responsible for the prosecution of each case, involving witness contact, victim outreach, trial advocacy, motion practice, plea bargaining, and sentencing recommendations.
Mr. Dalton joined Dalton & Associates in 2013 as an associate attorney. He practices in the fields of medical malpractice, personal injury, institutional sexual abuse, complex corporate litigation, civil rights litigation and criminal defense. His practice focuses on complex matters where experience in litigation and trial advocacy are paramount.
Mr. Dalton is a Member of the Delaware Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Committee where he attends committee meetings and public forums and assists the voting members. Mr. Dalton also serves as a Reporter for the Delaware Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Fairness Sub-Committee on Policing strategies.
Mr. Dalton is a member of the Bar in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the District of Delaware (Federal Court). He is a member of the ACLU, the AAJ, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and a Triad member of the DTLA, as well as various State and local Bar Associations. He lives in Philadelphia, with his wife and son, where he enjoys coaching T-Ball in the Taney little league.
Best Lawyers of America
1997 - 2016
Best Lawyers - Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Wilmington, DE 2009
Fellow-Litigation Counsel of
Top Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Delaware
Best Lawyer in America - Medical Malpractice
Top Ten Lawyers in Delaware
Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury
American Association of Justice
Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers