New Co-Chair of the PA Bar Association’s Appellate Advocacy Committee
PHILADELPHIA and HARRISBRUG, PA, May 17, 2022 – Stevens & Lee announced today that Karl S. Myers has been reappointed as the Co-Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Appellate Advocacy Committee for the upcoming bar year.
As Co-Chair of the Appellate Advocacy Committee, Mr. Myers will lead efforts to advance opportunities for knowledge sharing between the bench and the bar, identify and recommend procedural enhancements to the appellate process and foster professional cooperation between appellate practitioners and members of state and federal judiciary.
Mr. Myers co-chairs Stevens & Lee’s Appellate Litigation Practice Group with the Hon. Thomas I. Vanaskie (Ret.). He is a leading Pennsylvania appellate lawyer with two decades of experience arguing and briefing a wide variety of high-profile, precedent-setting cases before the Pennsylvania Supreme, Commonwealth and Superior Courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He has particular experience in the areas of state and federal constitutional challenges, administrative agency disputes, Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law requests, contracting and bid-protest disputes, insurance insolvency and guaranty association issues, and complex commercial actions.
Mr. Myers is listed by Chambers USA in the highest tier of appellate lawyers in Pennsylvania. He serves in prominent roles within the community of appellate practitioners, including as a Board Member and as Pennsylvania State Chair for the Council of Appellate Lawyers of the American Bar Association’s Appellate Judges Conference, the first and only national appellate bench-bar organization.
Mr. Myers earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Delaware. He served as a law clerk for the Hon. Russell M. Nigro of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and for the Hon. John T.J. Kelly Jr. of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.