Author: John Stapleton

Lowry Yankwich Teaches Course at Temple Law School and Serves as Invited Speaker at Harvard Law School

Feb 19, 2024

Outside of his legal practice, Lowry Yankwich is a podcast producer who has created award-winning podcasts on classical music. This January, he taught a course at Temple Law School on podcasting, and Harvard Law School invited him to speak on the topic of creative pursuits as a lawyer.

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In Law360, Schellenberg and Stapleton Analyze Challenge to Race-Conscious Grant Program

Jan 29, 2024

Schellenberg and Stapleton, with Kenneth I. Trujillo of Chamberlain Hrdlicka, explore the potential ramifications of the arguments raised in American Alliance for Equal Rights v. Fearless Fund Management LLC, a challenge under Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act to a grant program for Black women-led businesses.

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Law360 Publishes Article By LeVan and Yankwich Analyzing Rights of Dissociated Members of New Jersey LLCs

Jan 19, 2024

LeVan and Yankwich explore the implications of a recent decision by the New Jersey Appellate Division and its possible application to future disputes between LLC members in New Jersey and beyond.

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LSSC Volunteers at Expungement Clinic Hosted by Volunteer UP on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 16, 2024

On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, LSSC’s Jon Cochran, Kali Schellenberg, John Stapleton, and Lowry Yankwich participated in an expungement clinic by the Volunteer UP Legal Clinic.

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Eli Segal Presents to the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges

Jul 28, 2023

Eli Segal served as an invited panelist at the Pennsylvania Conference of State Trial Judges’ annual conference. 

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John Stapleton Named to Law360’s 2023 Pennsylvania Editorial Advisory Board

Jul 21, 2023

Law360 selected John S. Stapleton for its 2023 Pennsylvania Editorial Advisory Board.

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LSSC’s “Robust Business Litigation Work for its Impressive Array of Corporate Clients” and Its “Innovative Model” Featured in The Legal Intelligencer

Jun 26, 2023

The Legal Intelligencer named our business litigation boutique a "Law Firm Innovator" as part of its 2023 Professional Excellence Awards.

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Every LSSC Partner Listed in 2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Publications

May 23, 2023

Every LSSC partner appears in the 2023 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars publications.

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LSSC Sponsors Volunteer UP Legal Clinic’s 2023 Gala

Apr 25, 2023

LSSC is proud to sponsor the Volunteer UP Legal Clinic’s annual benefit to support the Clinic’s mission of providing legal services to the underserved communities in southern New Jersey.

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LSSC Sponsors SquashSmarts’ 2023 BestShotBall

Apr 22, 2023

Held at the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in Philadelphia, the event supported SquashSmarts' mission to improve the lives of underserved youth from Philadelphia public schools by providing intensive, long-term academic tutoring and squash instruction.

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The Legal Intelligencer Recognizes LSSC as a “Law Firm Innovator”

Apr 21, 2023

The Legal Intelligencer named our business litigation boutique a "Law Firm Innovator" as part of its 2023 Professional Excellence Awards.

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LSSC Wins Summary Judgment for Interstate-Federal Commission

Mar 31, 2023

In a 37-page opinion, the District of New Jersey granted the cross-motion for summary judgment filed by LSSC client, the Delaware River Basin Commission.

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Lowry Yankwich’s “30 Bach” Podcast Wins Multiple Awards at the Inaugural Signal Awards in New York City

Feb 7, 2023

LSSC encourages all of its attorneys and staff to pursue their passions outside of the law. We celebrate and support these experiences as fundamental to being healthy, happy, and more effective attorneys.

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Kali Schellenberg Joins LSSC

Feb 6, 2023

Kali graduated from Harvard Law School cum laude in 2015 and earned her BA in International Relations from Brown University. She previously clerked for the Honorable Legrome D. Davis, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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LSSC Participates in Volunteer UP Expungement Clinic on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as Seen on ABC and NBC News

Jan 16, 2023

On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, LSSC’s Jon Cochran, Tad LeVan, John Stapleton, and Lowry Yankwich participated in an expungement clinic by the Volunteer UP Legal Clinic.

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1000 Hours of Pro Bono and Non-Profit Service in 2022

Jan 10, 2023

In 2022, LSSC more than doubled its commitment through its My100 Initiative and provided more than 1000 hours in pro bono and non-profit board work.

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LSSC Wins Dismissal of Defamation and Other Claims Brought Against Hacker Conference

Jan 6, 2023

In a sixteen-page opinion, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted LSSC's motion to dismiss on the ground that the Court lacked jurisdiction over the defendants.

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U.S. News & World Report Lists LSSC in Best Law Firms in Pennsylvania

Nov 14, 2022

U.S. News & World Report listed LeVan Stapleton Segal Cochran in the Best Law Firms in Pennsylvania for First Amendment Law (Tier 1 ranking).

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Celebrating the Homeless Advocacy Project

Oct 19, 2022

LSSC was delighted to celebrate another banner year for the Homeless Advocacy Project at its 2022 Annual Benefit on October 13, 2022 at the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia. The firm served as a Champion Sponsor of the event.

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Champion Sponsor of the Homeless Advocacy Project

Oct 6, 2022

We are proud to be a 2022 Champion Sponsor of the 2022 Annual Benefit of the Homeless Advocacy Project, which provides free legal services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia. Jon L. Cochran is the President of the HAP Board and a longtime volunteer for the organization.

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Law360: “Pa. GOP Can’t Challenge Fracking Ban, 3rd Circ. Rules”

Sep 16, 2022

John S. Stapleton was mentioned in Law360’s coverage of Yaw v. Delaware River Basin Commission regarding LSSC's successful defense on appeal of the Delaware River Basin Commission’s ban on fracking in the Delaware River Basin.

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Lowry Yankwich Joins LeVan Stapleton Segal Cochran

Sep 15, 2022

Lowry graduated Harvard Law School cum laude in 2022 and earned his BA in History from Stanford University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors and distinction.

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Tad LeVan Interviewed by WHYY-FM Regarding Challenge to Pennsylvania’s ChildLine Registry

Aug 16, 2022

Tad LeVan was interviewed by WHYY-FM regarding a major constitutional challenge LSSC recently filed regarding Pennsylvania's ChildLine Registry.

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LSSC Files Major Constitutional Challenge to Pennsylvania’s ChildLine Registry

Aug 11, 2022

In a significant pro bono effort, LSSC and co-counsel Community Legal Services and Professor Seth Kreimer of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, filed a major constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania's ChildLine Registry.

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Jon L. Cochran Honored by the The Legal Intelligencer at the Pennsylvania Legal Awards

Jun 29, 2022

The Legal Intelligencer honored Jon L. Cochran as a Lawyer on the Fast Track at the Pennsylvania Legal Awards ceremony at the Regency Ballroom in the Loews Hotel Philadelphia.

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Eli Segal Ranked in Chambers USA for First Amendment Litigation

Jun 20, 2022

For the third year in a row, Chambers USA has ranked Eli Segal in the area of First Amendment Litigation - USA - Nationwide.

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LSSC Attorneys Listed in Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Publications

Jun 19, 2022

Multiple LSSC attorneys appear in the 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars publications.

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