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Dennis R. Suplee

T 215-751-2068
    Mr. Suplee, who served as Chairman of the Firm from 1992 to 1998, has handled a wide range of civil litigation.


    • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1967
    • St. Joseph’s University, B.S., 1964

    Bar Admissions

    • Pennsylvania, 1967

    Professional Affiliations

    • American College of Trial Lawyers, Regent for PA, NJ and DE, 2001-2005; Pennsylvania State Chair, 1998-2000;
      Communications Committee, Chair, 2012-2013
    • University of Pennsylvania Law School American Inn of Court, President, 2009-2012
    • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, President, 2009-2010
    • American College of Trial Lawyers, Foundation Board of Directors, 2006-2009

    Other Distinctions

    • Named "Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for 'Bet-the-Company' Litigation" by The Best Lawyers in America, 2009 
    • Named "Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for Litigation - Intellectual Property" by The Best Lawyers in America, 2014
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for "Bet-the-Company" litigation, commercial litigation, environmental litigation, and intellectual property litigation, 2001-2015
    • Listed in Chambers' America's Leading Business Lawyers for Commercial Litigation (Band 1) 
    • Listed in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators
    • Listed in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers
    • Listed in Who’s Who Legal: USA-Commercial Litigation
    • The top-rated business litigator in Pennsylvania in Euromoney rankings, having received more nominations than any other Pennsylvania trial lawyer
    • Noted as a "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer" and one of the top 100 Philadelphia and Pennsylvania lawyers
    • Recognized as a "Local Litigation Star" for Pennsylvania in Benchmark Litigation, 2011-2014
    • St. Joseph's University Law Alumni: The Judge McClanaghan Award
    • Community Legal Services: Equal Justice Award
    • Honors from HIAS & Council, an immigration and asylum public-interest agency, in recognition of outstanding pro bono work on an asylum case
    • Salzburg Seminar, Fellow