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Stephen A. Loney, Jr.


Stephen A. Loney, Jr.

Stephen Loney litigates complex and high-value commercial matters. He represents global companies in a variety of litigation contexts, concentrating in litigation before federal and state courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He has vast knowledge across civil, criminal, and investigation contexts. Stephen serves clients in a manner that accounts for their broader interests and potential risks beyond immediate litigation needs.

Stephen regularly helps clients in the life sciences and healthcare industries who are facing civil actions or government investigations. He also represents insurers, telecommunications companies, and manufacturers of building and industrial products in all phases of complex litigation. Stephen has broad background in director and officer insurance coverage matters, multimillion dollar commercial contract disputes, and nationwide consumer class actions.

Stephen is committed to public interest litigation and community involvement. He has been recognized for his work with the Philadelphia Homeless Advocacy Project. He was also co-counsel for a group of Pennsylvania citizens in a historic challenge to the state's legislative election district plan. Stephen co-wrote the first successful challenge to a Pennsylvania legislative redistricting plan in recent history and argued before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in a subsequent challenge by the same citizen group. He also serves on the board of directors of his high school alma mater — the Church Farm School, a financially accessible college preparatory boarding school serving young men from challenging socioeconomic backgrounds.

Stephen clerked for the Honorable Franklin Van Antwerpen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Previously Stephan practiced commercial litigation at a Philadelphia firm, where his areas of focus included electronic discovery and defense of consumer class actions.

Representative Experience

Defended pharmaceutical company in high-profile Pennsylvania Attorney General AWP litigation, helping secure a favorable jury verdict.

Representing multiple pharmaceutical and health insurance companies facing government investigations and potential criminal action.

Secured dismissal of claims against firm clients in a series of high-profile drug defect suits that included a federal multi-district litigation.

Represented global industrial products manufacturer in complex breach of warranty action involving millions of dollars' worth of commercial roofs.

Successful representation of insurer in multiple directors and officers insurance coverage disputes.

Representing global solar panel manufacturer in a series of complex commercial contract disputes in New Jersey state and federal courts.

Represented credit card processing company in complex breach of contract action against bank.

Representing and advising clients faced with third-party subpoenas in high-profile class actions and government enforcement matters.

Represented multiple global companies in domestic actions to enforce international arbitration awards.

Represented insurers in several complex subrogation, contribution and indemnity actions against other insurers.

Prevented TRO and secured dismissal of theft of business claims against consumer electronics company.

Defended satellite internet company in a series of nationwide class action lawsuits.

Represented industrial products manufacturer in series of environmental contribution actions against neighboring property owners.

Secured dismissal of multiple Pennsylvania state tort law claims against an oil and gas company.

Education and admissions


  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2004
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Saint Joseph's University, 2001

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania


Homeless Advocacy Award for Outstanding Service to the Clients of the Philadelphia Homeless Advocacy Project

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