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Arleigh P. Helfer III

T 215-751-2430
    Arleigh P. Helfer III is an associate in the Firm's Litigation Services Department. Mr. Helfer has a broad range of commercial litigation experience, ranging from antitrust litigation to consumer financial services and products liability class action defense. He has counseled clients concerning effective legal compliance programs and with respect to Hart-Scott-Rodino filings. He assisted in the defense of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s Philadelphia casino licensing decisions in proceedings before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and has worked on several appellate matters before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Judicial Circuit.

    Prior to joining Schnader, Mr. Helfer was an associate at two Philadelphia area law firms.


    • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1999
    • University of Maine, M.A., 1996
    • Lawrence University, B.A., 1993

    Court Admissions

    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

    Bar Admissions

    • Pennsylvania, 1999
    • New Jersey, 2000

    Professional Affiliations

    • American Bar Association, Member

    Other Distinctions

    • Alan Jay Josel Advocacy Award, presented by the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2017
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Law Order of the Coif
    • University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Managing Editor