Hyung P. Steele

Hyung P. Steele


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4525    Fax: 215.981.4750


Hyung P. Steele is a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Steele is a member of the Health Effects Litigation Practice Group and the Food and Beverage Industry Group, and serves on the firm's Associates Committee, Diversity Committee and Information Governance Committee.

Mr. Steele has a varied practice in state and federal courts throughout the country with a focus on defending pharmaceutical and medical device clients across a range of matters including multi-district personal injury litigation, and civil and criminal investigations by federal and state authorities. Mr. Steele routinely counsels clients on regulatory compliance and risk mitigation strategies, including advising on internal corporate compliance programs and investigations.

Mr. Steele was selected for the 2013 Fellows Program of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and is a past member of LCLD’s Advocacy Group Committee. The LCLD’s Fellows Program is intended to help diversify the legal profession by producing attorneys with strong leadership and networking skills who enjoy relationships with industry leaders and who are committed to fostering diversity within their individual institutions. Mr. Steele is an active participant in Pepper’s associate mentor program and LCLD's law school mentor program. He has previously served on the Hiring Committee, and as co-chair of the firm’s Summer Associate Committee.

Mr. Steele is experienced in litigating pro bono matters. He has handled a §1983 prisoner civil rights case, multiple asylum appeals to the Third Circuit, and has previously provided assistance to the Immigration Domestic Violence Pro Bono Practice Group. He also serves as a volunteer for a Philadelphia homeless shelter each winter.


  • J.D., cum laude, Villanova University School of Law, 2003, member, Villanova Moot Court Executive Board
  • B.A., English and Economics, Kenyon College, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Practice Areas