Stephanie L. Hersperger is a shareholder of PGNW&S, and operates out of the Harrisburg office. Ms. Hersperger has been practicing in Pennsylvania Courts for over 16 years. She focuses much of her practice on post-trial and appellate litigation and transportation matters. While at her prior law firm, Thomas, Thomas & Hafer, LLP, Stephanie was a partner and the Chairperson of the Appellate Department.
Stephanie practices before the Pennsylvania State Courts, including the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the Superior Court and the Commonwealth Court. She also handles Federal appeals before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Stephanie has extensive experience with appeals and consults on appeal issues in a variety of subject matters, including, but not limited to, transportation, medical professional liability, civil rights, premises liability, and insurance coverage. She also handles a variety of interlocutory appeals, including those related to discovery matters or issues that warrant immediate appeal. While she concentrates her practice on appeals, Stephanie remains active in all other matters of civil litigation, including pleadings, discovery, dispositive motions and other pre-trial and trial matters, which enhances her ability to effectively and successfully handle appeals and appellate issues.
Stephanie graduated from the Dickinson School of Law, magna cum laude, 4th in her class, in 1996. While at Dickinson, Stephanie was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Board; The Dickinson Journal of Environmental Law & Policy, Managing Editor; and the Woolsack Society. She also received the Cali Excellence for the Future Award for Insurance. Stephanie graduated from Juniata College with a major in political science and a minor in history, cum laude, in 1993.
Stephanie is affiliated with the Pennsylvania Appellate Advocacy Committee, Pennsylvania Federal Practice Committee, Third Federal Circuit Bar Association, Dauphin County Bar Association; Pennsylvania Bar Association. Stephanie is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Stephanie is a faculty member of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and routinely speaks at continuing legal education seminars. She also has spoken at Pennsylvania Defense Institute programs.
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