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Stephen Joseph Cipolla

Stephen Joseph Cipolla

also known as Stephen J. Cipolla, Stephen Cipolla

Practice areas


  1. Contracts & Agreements: 40%
    30 years, 400 cases
  2. Business: 30%
    30 years
  3. Antitrust & Trade Law: 30%
    30 years, 56 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour)

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  • Peter John Marek

    29 years of practicing law is very experienced A former associate at Pepper Hamilton, Counsel for Merck and now available to the public speaks volumes. Stephen's knowledge of both the law and procedure is excellent and evident in his pro bono contributions here. The greatest judge of Stephen's worth to a paying client are his clients and they have spoken loudly in his favor through their stellar client reviews. READ THEM! Do yourself a favor and schedule a consultation with him ASAP. If you are lucky he might just agree to represent you. KUDOS


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Stephen Cipolla Legal Strategies

169 Greenwood Avenue
Ste. K-2
Jenkintown, PA, 19046


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Special Achievement Award-Reorg. of Electronic Document SystemsMerck Human Health Division2005
Annual Award for Best Marketing ProgramMerck & Co., Inc.2003
Division Staff Award for Management of Antitrust LitigationMerck Office of General Counsel2003
Excellence Award-Revisions to Inventory/DistributionMerck Human Health Division2003
Management Award -- Formation of Merck / Schering Joint VentureMerck & Co., Inc.2000
Special Achievement AwardMerck &
Management AwardMerck & Co., Inc.1993
Woolsack Honor SocietyWoolsack Honor Society1985
D. Arthur Magaziner Award for Human ServiceD. Arthur Magaziner1984
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Partner / Special CounselCipolla Associates2012 - 2013
Counsel II, Antitrust / CommercialMerck & Co., Inc.1991 - 2011
Litigation AssociatePepper Hamilton, LLP1985 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive GroupMember2012 - Present
American Antitrust InstituteMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Friter v. Iolab Corp., 607 A.2d 1111 (Pa. Super. 1992)Iolab Corporation, my client, was dismissed at the summary judgment stage. At trial the plaintiff's won a substantial damages judgment, which was affirmed on appeal.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Contributing writer, ABA Antitrust Law Section publicationPrice Discrimination Handbook (2013)2013
Editorial Board, ABA Section of Antitrust LawPharmaceutical Antitrust Industry Handbook2009
Law Seminars InternationalThe Continuing Marginalization of the Robinson Patman Act2008
Dickinson Law ReviewReturning the Balance to Design Defect Litigation in Pennsylania1985
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Center for ResolutionsMediationN/A2014
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of PennsylvaniaUS HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WebinarRobinson Patman Update for In-house Counsel2013
Government Regulation of Pharmaceutical PricingAntitrust implications of drug pricing2013
Sixth Annual In-House Counsel Forum on Pharmaceutical AntitrustPharmaceutical Antitrust2012
Corporate Counseling Committee,Price Discrimination Fundamentals2012
Pharmaceutical AntitrustThe Continuing Marginalization of the Robinson Patman Act2008
Annual In-House Counsel Forum on Pharmaceutical AntitrustAvoiding the Appearance of Predatory Pricing by Carefully Crafting Pricing and Distribution Strategies2008
Antitrust Section Annual MeetingThe View from Inside: Managing Antitrust Litigation2003