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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. He is also an AAA-trained mediator who regularly handles mediations and arbitrations.


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

    Court Admissions

    • Middle District of Pennsylvania
    • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

    Bar Admissions

    • Pennsylvania, 1967

    Professional Affiliations

    • American College of Trial Lawyers, Regent for PA, NJ and DE, 2001-2005; Pennsylvania State Chair, 1998-2000; Access to Justice Committee, Chair, 2005-2007;  
      Communications Committee, Chair, 2012-2013
    • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, President, 2009-2010
    • The Foundation of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Board of Directors, 2006-2009
    • University of Pennsylvania Law School American Inn of Court, President, 2009-2012

    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 since 2001
    • 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
    • For many years, was 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 since 2011
    • Named a 2016 winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award by The Legal Intelligencer
    • 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