Henry C. Fader

Henry C. Fader

Of Counsel

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4640    Fax: 215.689.4626


Henry C. Fader is a corporate and health care attorney in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office.

Mr. Fader is experienced in implementing multi-generational transfers in closely held business organizations and related estate planning goals. He represents clients in various fields, including the arts, education, business and health care.

Mr. Fader’s corporate practice includes counseling businesses on debt financings, securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, government regulation, tax and compliance matters. He is conversant with economic development alternatives for new and expanding businesses, and he has created innovative organizational structures for businesses, while focused on related tax, governance and contractual issues.

For many years, Mr. Fader has advised the business community on health care issues and participated with business leaders in efforts to reduce employers’ health care costs.

Mr. Fader is active in many professional and civic organizations. He is former chairman of the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, the Commonwealth’s leading advocate for business. He is extremely conversant with the economic, political and financial drivers existing in Pennsylvania relating to health care.

Appointed by the Pennsylvania business community, he also served as vice chairman of the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, an independent state agency responsible for addressing the problem of escalating health costs and ensuring the quality of and access to health care, and as chairman of its Education Committee.

Mr. Fader is legal advisor to the board of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), a national organization devoted to assisting persons coping with hearing loss and its annual national fundraiser, Walk4Hearing. He is past chairman of the social services agency Intercultural Family Services, Inc. Mr. Fader is a faculty member in health law at the School of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University and assisted in the development of the curriculum for its degree program in public health policy. He is a member of the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics.  He was recently elected to the Chairman's Council of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts.


  • J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, Order of the Coif; Symposium Editor, Syracuse Law Review
  • M.Ed., Temple University
  • A.B., University of Rochester

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

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

Practice Areas

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