Litigation and technology

Dylan will speak on “Litigation and Non-litigation Strategies for Resolving Vendor Licensing Disputes” at the 2017 IT Procurement Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 7-8, 2017.

A true performer

An avid singer and performer since childhood, Dylan sang with the men's a cappella octet Sixteen Feet at Swarthmore and is a Member of Choral Arts Philadelphia.

Deep industry experience

Prior to law school, Dylan worked as a consultant, advising pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies about the use of technology in the drug discovery process and designing computer systems to collect and analyze research data.

Dylan Steinberg brings a unique mix of pharmaceutical and technology experience to his litigation practice, giving him an intimate understanding of the complex business landscape that his clients face as well as the expertise to propose appropriate solutions that meet their needs.

Drawing on his consulting background, Dylan understands the various ways in which legal issues impact business and the bottom line. He has extensive experience in both court cases and arbitrations, and he has litigated pharmaceutical- and technology-related issues including software implementation and licensing and life sciences collaborations.

With 10 years of consulting experience focused on bridging communication gaps between the technical and business constituencies of his clients, Dylan is known for his unique talent in understanding complex technical and scientific issues and translating them into simple and compelling language that is understood by both juries and judges.

Additionally, Dylan gives his time to support the firm’s pro bono efforts, including as a member of the legal team in Whitewood v. Wolf, which obtained a landmark ruling striking down Pennsylvania’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples.

Dylan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, cum laude, where he was Articles Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He received a BA from Swarthmore College. Before joining the firm, he was a law clerk for the Honorable Stewart Dalzell, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Prior to law school, Dylan worked as a consultant, advising pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies about the use of technology in the drug discovery process and designing computer systems to collect and analyze research data.

Honors & Awards

Named by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as one of Pennsylvania’s top attorneys as the result of a statewide survey of lawyers, 2017

Named by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star as the result of a statewide survey of lawyers, 2013 – 2016

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Articles Editor

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Teaching, Lecturing & News

“A Litigator’s View of Software License Agreements,” IT Procurement Summit, Orlando, Florida, October 12-14, 2016

“LGBT Law Now: State of Gay Marriage Cases,” Elon University Law School, Greensboro, North Carolina, March 7, 2016

“An Inside Look: Obergefell v. Hodges Same-Sex Marriage Case,” University of Pennsylvania Alumni Association, June 24, 2015

“Promotional Enforcement: A Potential Current Inflection Point,” The Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor, February 6, 2013 (with John S. Summers)

“Caronia: A Serious First Amendment Rebuke to Federal Off-Label Marketing Prosecutions,” The Legal Intelligencer, January 13, 2013 (with John Summers)

“Justices Weigh In on Pharma Marketing, Corporate Speech, Data Privacy,” The Legal Intelligencer, August 8, 2011 (with John S. Summers)

“The Law Review Article Selection Process: Results from a National Study,” 71 L. Rev. 565 (2008) (with Jason P. Nance)

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Memberships & Community

Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia
Singer, 1994-present
Board of Directors, 2002-2011 (President, 2006-2008; Treasurer, 2008-2011)

Philadelphia VIP, Board of Directors, 2011-present

Pennswood Village, Board of Directors, 2015-present

Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, Clerk, New Building Coordinating Committee, 2009-2013

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