Patrick J. Stapleton III

Patrick J. Stapleton III Photo
Direct: 215.972.7933
2000 Market Street
Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19103
T: 215.972.7900
F: 215.564.7699
Six PPG Place
Suite 1130
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
T: 412.281.4541
F: 412.281.4547


Denise Barr
215.972.7900 ext 7896
Patrick J. Stapleton III Photo

With extensive experience representing corporations, insurers and healthcare providers, PJ Stapleton concentrates his practice on alcohol beverage law, commercial litigation, professional liability litigation, and general liability. 

PJ began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia.  He served as a member of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for 14 years.  In January 2007, Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell appointed PJ as Board Chairman, a position he held for over four years. PJ is a past Chairman of the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association and was a member of the National Advisory Board of The Century Council which is a distilled spirits industry group committed to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking. PJ also serves as an expert consultant and witness in cases involving adult beverage licensing issues on applications of state and federal statutes. 

PJ has been recognized by the publisher of the Pennsylvania edition of Super Lawyers magazine as being among the top 5 percent of practitioners in his practice specialty within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In 2011, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts named PJ its Jefferson Award Honoree.



Denise Barr
215.972.7900 ext 7896
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