PHILADELPHIA, June 7, 2022—Duane Morris LLP partner Andrew R. Sperl has been appointed as a co-vice chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Appellate Advocacy Committee. The committee promotes communication and cooperation between lawyers who practice before the state and federal appellate courts and members of the judiciary, and provides the opportunity to identify and address the means to achieving quality practice in all manner of appeals. It seeks to enhance the knowledge and professional capability of lawyers through focused educational programs. The committee also fosters dialogue between the bench and the bar, explores means and methods to improve and advance the appellate process, and may review and make recommendations concerning the rules of procedure that affect the appellate process.
Sperl focuses his practice on appellate advocacy and legal issues analysis at the trial court level. He regularly handles appeals in state and federal court and has argued cases before the New Jersey Appellate Division, Pennsylvania Commonwealth and Superior Courts and the Second, Third and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals. Sperl also frequently works with trial counsel to develop and preserve legal issues before and during trial. In addition to his appellate practice, he also represents clients in commercial disputes involving trade secret misappropriation, supply and distributorship agreements and other issues.
Sperl is a graduate of New York University School of Law (J.D., 2011), where he was staff editor of the Annual Survey of American Law, and Columbia University (B.A., 2006).
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