Thomas B. Lewis and Experienced Team of Employment Lawyers and Raid/Anti-Raid Litigators Serving Financial Institutions Join Stevens & Lee

Firm Expands Princeton Presence

PRINCETON, NJ, February 3, 2014 – Stevens & Lee announced today that Thomas B. Lewis and Jonathan A. Scobie have joined the firm’s Labor and Employment practice and will be resident in its Princeton office.

“We are pleased to have such a talented team of lawyers join our firm,” said Ernie Choquette, President of Stevens & Lee.

“Tom is a very highly regarded advisor and litigator. He and his team bring a great deal of additional depth and breadth to our service offerings for our bank and insurance clients operating in the securities industry,” said Mr. Choquette.

Tom Lewis represents financial services companies and their executives, as well as other companies, in employment disputes and litigation, including restrictive covenant issues, non-compete agreements, raiding and recruiting issues, claims of harassment, workplace discrimination, wrongful discharge, employment agreements and severance agreements. He has litigated and arbitrated cases in numerous states and jurisdictions, and regularly appears in state and federal courts and before FINRA, the EEOC and various state civil rights agencies. He also litigates restrictive covenant issues on behalf of individuals, medical practitioners, small to mid-sized companies and Fortune 500 companies. His clients are located throughout the U.S.

Mr. Lewis is a Board-certified Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court Board on Attorney Certification. He received a J.D. from St. Louis University School of Law and a B.A. from Villanova University.

Jonathan Scobie represents financial institutions in the securities industry in litigation and regulatory proceedings predominantly involving violations of restrictive covenants in employment contracts. He was formerly an attorney in the Central Appellate Research Section of the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts in Trenton, NJ; a law clerk to the Honorable Anthony J. Parrillo in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey; and a legal intern for the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law, and the Honorable Richard B. Klein of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Mr. Scobie received a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Washington.