Joseph F. Kadlec

Joseph F. Kadlec


Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4260    Fax: 215.981.4750

Joseph F. Kadlec is a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Kadlec represents clients in various corporate and securities matters, focusing primarily on mergers and acquisitions in the private equity, food and beverage, technology and health care spaces.

Mr. Kadlec has significant experience representing private equity and strategic clients in a variety of engagements including buy- and sell-side portfolio and add-on transactions including associated corporate governance matters, joint ventures, debt and equity financings, domestic and international reorganizations, formation of domestic and international subsidiaries and general corporate governance.

In addition, Mr. Kadlec has an active pro bono practice. He represents boards and nonprofit entities in governance and strategic transaction matters, including notable organizations and activities in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Mr. Kadlec also has been an active participant in Pepper Hamilton’s legal clinics, and a recent leader of its local homeless women's shelter clinic.


  • J.D., cum laude, Boston College Law School, 2007, managing editor, Boston College Law Review
  • B.A., Economics, magna cum laude, Saint Joseph's University, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

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