Stephen F. Conaway is a discovery attorney with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Philadelphia office. Mr. Conaway has extensive experience participating in complex commercial cases as well as personal injury, medical malpractice and insurance coverage disputes. His current practice focuses on assisting in the litigation of commercial and health care matters as well as white collar investigations.
As a discovery attorney, Mr. Conaway performs a variety of functions to reduce litigation costs and improve the quality of legal services delivered. For instance, Mr. Conaway leverages modern e-discovery technologies to efficiently perform responsiveness, privilege, confidentiality and issue reviews. Thereafter, Mr. Conaway conducts targeted searches to identify key documents needed for motion practice and deposition preparation.
Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Conaway served as assistant general counsel and general counsel for Central Sprinkler Corporation, where he handled disputes and litigation matters for Central’s family of manufacturing and distribution companies. At Central Sprinkler, he provided guidance to senior executives regarding legal issues affecting the business, including class actions and governmental investigations. Additionally, he helped to negotiate contracts involving the sale and installation of company products.
Mr. Conaway has been active as a speech and debate adviser at Saint Joseph University for over 20 years, where his students have won five national championships in competitive public speaking. He has also provided communications counseling to corporations and political candidates.