James H. Steigerwald
is a partner in the firm's Commercial, Securities, and Antitrust Litigation Group. Mr. Steigerwald is an active trial lawyer who has tried cases before federal and state courts across the country, obtaining multimillion-dollar verdicts as well as defense verdicts. Mr. Steigerwald has significant experience with high-profile cases involving contract, fraud, and fiduciary duty claims as well as actions alleging violations of the securities, antitrust and RICO laws. He was recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the area of business litigation.
Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Mr. Steigerwald is a member of the American and Philadelphia Bar Associations. He is active in the community and regularly handles pro bono matters. In 2011, he was recognized by the Support Center for Child Advocates with its prestigious Distinguished Advocate Award for his pro bono representation of abused and neglected children. Mr. Steigerwald graduated with honors from Cornell Law School, where he was awarded the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Trial Advocacy. Mr. Steigerwald also graduated with honors from Harvard College, where he was a member of the football team.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 2007-present
- Associate, 1998-2006
Honors & Awards
•Recognized as a 2011 Distinguished Advocate for Children by the Philadelphia-based Support Center for Child Advocates
•Named as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, 2013-2015
•Listed in Pennsylvania Rising Stars, 2006-2008 and 2010-2011
•Co-Author, Recent Developments in Tortious Interference Law, American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section's Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 4, 1998
•Co-Author, Scientific Evidence Review, Expert Evidence in the Third Circuit, American Bar Association, Mongraph Nos. 4, 6, 8 (1999, 2003, 2008)
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Panelist, The Dealer Network as a RICO Enterprise, Spring Meeting of the ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Washington, D.C., March 25, 2009
•Panelist, Responding to an Antitrust Complaint: Developing Rule 12 Issues and Strategic Considerations, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Spring 2006