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Schnader Harrison
Segal & Lewis LLP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Office
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1600 Market Street, Suite 3600
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19103-7286

(Philadelphia Co.)

Telephone: 215-751-2000
Fax: 215-751-2205

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About this office:

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP is a law firm with a national and international practice. Founded in 1935, the Firm has grown to include offices in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA; New York and Melville, NY; Cherry Hill, NJ; Washington, DC; Wilmington, DE; San Francisco, CA; and Jakarta, Indonesia. Our common bond is a commitment to excellence and hard work, and a dedication to serving the Firm's clients.

Our lawyers have been leaders in government and the profession. They have served in high government posts at the federal, state and local levels. Our lawyers have also held leadership positions in the bar, including President of the American Bar Association, President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Chancellors of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Our lawyers have taught in leading law schools and have written numerous legal treatises and articles. They have played a significant role in developing our nation's law, most notably in the 30-year development of the Uniform Commercial Code, now in effect across the nation, and in the development of the Uniform Probate Code. They hold leadership positions in national and local civic, cultural, political and charitable institutions, and have a reputation for outstanding pro bono service to the profession and the community.

Schnader Harrison's clients range from large, international corporations to individual entrepreneurs. They include companies based in the United States as well as those from other countries. We represent clients in many industries including transportation, manufacturing, communications, insurance, banking and finance, health care, computers, construction, as well as service organizations.


Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Accountant LiabilityAlternative Dispute Resolution
Antitrust and Trade RegulationAppellate Practice
AviationBusiness Governance Litigation and Shareholder Disputes
Class ActionCommunications and Media
Construction Industry PracticeE-Commerce and Technology
Financial ServicesFinancial Services Litigation
Franchise LawGovernment Contracts
Government Investigations, Corporate Compliance and Criminal DefenseGovernment and Regulatory Affairs
Health LawHigher Education
Industrial DefenseInsurance Services
Intellectual PropertyIntellectual Property Litigation
InternationalLabor and Employment Practices
Lender LiabilityLitigation Services
Mergers and AcquisitionsNonprofit Organizations
Parking IndustryPrivacy and Data Security
Product LiabilityRailroad Litigation
Real Estate LendingReal Estate Transactions
Retail Industry TeamSecurities
Securities LitigationSports Law Team
Sustainability and Environmental ServicesTax
Tax and Wealth ManagementTrusts and Estates

Statement of Practice Summary:
Administrative Law; Admiralty Law; Maritime Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Antitrust And Trade Regulation; Appellate Practice; Aviation Law; Banking Law; Finance; Bankruptcy; Business Law; Closely Held Business Law; Commercial Law; Communications Law; Constitutional Law; Construction Law; Corporate Law; Criminal Law; Energy; Environmental Law; Family Law; First Amendment Law; Government; Health Law; Hospital Law; Insurance; Intellectual Property; International Law; Internet Law; Computer Networking; Labor And Employment; Legal Ethics; Litigation; Mergers And Acquisitions; Probate Trusts; Estates; Products Liability; Toxic Torts; Professional Liability; Real Estate; Securities; Taxation; Technology And Science; Transportation; Venture Capital; White Collar Crime; Corporate Compliance.

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Amendments to Philadelphia’s Realty Transfer Tax Will Have a Significant Impact
Kevin S. Blanton,Jonathan R. Flora, January 12, 2017
Recent amendments to Philadelphia’s realty transfer tax will likely change the way commercial real estate is bought and sold. Rather than sell the real estate directly and record a traditional deed to evidence the transaction, it is common practice to sell ownership interests in the company...

Third Circuit Holds that Arguments Incorporated by Reference to Lower Court Briefs are Waived
Danielle Morrison, January 12, 2017
Last week the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reiterated its disapproval of cursory arguments made in a footnote1 while joining other Circuits that have held that making arguments solely by reference to trial court briefs is insufficient to preserve issues for appeal.

Doing More with Less: Forthcoming Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure
David C. Dziengowski,Rachel A.H. Horton, November 17, 2016
The Declaration of Independence contains 1,337 words. Including its 27 amendments, the U.S. Constitution contains 7,591 words. By contrast, today’s practitioners may include up to 14,000 words in a principal brief in the federal courts of appeals. That is about to change.

(For biographical data of other attorneys of the Firm, see Professional Biographies at Washington, D.C., Cherry Hill, New Jersey, New York, New York, San Francisco, California, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware)

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