Steve Engelmyer is a partner and former chair of the Firm’s Litigation Department. He has over 30 years of experience in all facets of commercial litigation with particular emphasis on insurance coverage, contract disputes, telecommunications, employment disputes, and environmental issues. He represents clients in a broad range of commercial disputes and acts as chief litigation counsel to numerous private and publicly-held companies.
Steve has extensive experience in litigating cases in both state and federal trial courts throughout the country and has also been appointed chair of numerous federal arbitration panels in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Steve was a federal prosecutor for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia where he was responsible for several major prosecutions involving governmental fraud and environmental violations. He was also counsel for a Congressional committee for the U.S. House of Representatives where he was responsible for the organization and conduct of numerous hearings on national environmental and energy policy.
Syracuse University College of Law (J.D. 1978, magna cum laude)
Order of the Coif
Pennsylvania State University (B.S. 1973)
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, California, Washington D.C.
Recognition & Accomplishments
Steve received a Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding Performance by the U.S. Department of Justice. He has been recognized in the 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Litigation – Insurance and has also been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the area of Business Litigation. Steve has also earned an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating for ethical standards and legal ability.
Previously, Steve was a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Hangley Connolly; Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in Philadelphia; and Of Counsel for the Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.