38 Metro Rankings
The personal attention you expect from a neighborhood law office.
Lamb McErlane delivers the breadth of services you expect from a downtown firm with the personal attention typically associated with a neighborhood law office.
One of the most sophisticated, diverse and respected boutique practices in the Philadelphia area, Lamb McErlane has delivered competent, dedicated and results-oriented legal services since its founding.
Experienced, innovative, knowledgeable - Lamb McErlane's attorneys frequently speak at Bar Association seminars, teaching peers the nuances of a particular area of the substantive or procedural law. Our attorneys are active members of the community, serving on numerous business, political and charitable boards. We are at home in the business and political spheres, serving on state and federal commissions and on chambers of commerce.
Our attorneys are regular columnists whose writings educate other attorneys and members of the public and enable officials to take a proactive role in improving public service. A high percentage of our attorneys repeatedly have been designated Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, are AV Rated by Martindale Hubble and have been named Best Lawyers*.
When diverse experience, intelligence and hard work come together, the result is an effective, powerful team. The firm's lawyers practice in a variety of legal areas, making Lamb McErlane a full-service law firm with sought-after expertise and sophistication. Our goal is to deliver results with old-fashioned personal service. Whether the client is an individual, a small business, or a multi-national corporation, the team at Lamb McErlane understands that each client and each case presents an opportunity to build a long-term relationship. We look forward to delivering a rewarding legal experience for you.
Since its inception in 1948 as the law firm of Rogers & O'Neill, Lamb McErlane has built a prominent presence throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania with areas of concentration in litigation, business law, municipal law, banking and municipal finance, real estate, post-trial and appellate practice, employment law, estate planning, personal injury, government liability, criminal defense and family law.
In 1971, following his appointment as one of the first members of Pennsylvania's newly-created Commonwealth Court, founding partner Ted Rogers transitioned the firm to Bill Lamb, Susan Windle and Jim McErlane. Judge Rogers returned to the firm after he retired from the Commonwealth Court, and both he and Susan Windle Rogers retired in the early 1990s. Partner Bill Lamb was selected by Governor Mark Schweiker to serve a one-year term as Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Bill completed his term and rejoined the firm, bringing unique experience and insight in the areas of appellate review and procedure to the firm's post-trial and appellate practice.
Over the years, Lamb McErlane has added accomplished and talented lawyers from large urban firms and judicial chambers. With a culture of leadership and participation in the judicial and political institutions that shape our laws, as well as extensive community involvement, the Lamb McErlane team is well prepared to help you achieve your business and personal objectives.
Lamb McErlane PC and their employees are proud to support the community and charitable organizations.
Lamb McErlane PC is proud to have been recognized and honored by the Philadelphia Business Journal, the Forum of Executive Women, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Super Lawyers and by U.S. News and Best Lawyers.
Lamb McErlane PC was named a Top Law Firm in the 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Philadelphia Business Journal Book of Lists.
Lamb McErlane was selected as the Local Winner for the 2014 Advancing Women Company Award by the Philadelphia Business Journal and The Forum of Executive Women. Only one local award was bestowed upon a company that is committed to advancing women in the workplace. Along with some of the Philadelphia region's most dynamic women, Lamb McErlane was the only local business honored and recognized.
Lamb McErlane was also named on the Pennsylvania 2013 Honor Roll of Legal Organizations ?Welcoming Women Professionals by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
This award honors a law firm that has programs and initiatives that help women lawyers continue to advance in their professions.
Most recently Lamb McErlane PC was named a 2020 Top Workplace by The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Lamb McErlane has been progressive in implementing innovative programs and policies to help its female attorneys and staff members thrive. The firm emphasizes the importance of providing a workplace that is welcoming and supportive of women with careers and families.
Lamb McErlane was named a Super Lawyer Top Law Firm and also featured in the Super Lawyer Business Edition.
Lamb McErlane was also ranked on the 2015, 2019 & 2020 "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News and Best Lawyers.
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* Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multi-phase process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. The final published list represents no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state.
The Martindale-Hubbell? Peer Review Ratings? are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. The first review to establish a lawyer's rating usually occurs three years after his/her first admission to the bar.
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.
Total Offices: 3
Total Attorneys: 46
|Locations||No. of Attorneys|
|Newtown Square, PA||3|
|West Chester, PA||35|
|Practice Areas||No. of Attorneys|
|Corporate - General||1|
|Environmental and Land Use||1|
|Government and Government Relations||3|
|Labor & Employment||4|
|Litigation - General (consumer)||1|
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