Laurence Z. Shiekman is a senior partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP. He is an experienced complex, commercial trial lawyer who has spent a substantial amount of time on antitrust, intellectual property, securities and general commercial matters.
Mr. Shiekman has long been active in firm leadership. He chaired Pepper’s Finance Committee for 28 years, and was co-chair of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department for over three years. He also was a member of the firm’s Executive Committee for six years and chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group for more than five years.
Mr. Shiekman has been a speaker at the National CLE Conference on discovery, class action litigation, arbitration and mediation, social media issues and litigating technology transactions.
Mr. Shiekman joined Pepper in 1975 and became a partner in 1978. He joined the firm following a two-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., and two years teaching law school at Florida State University College of Law.