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Stephen W. Kiefer

Stephen W. Kiefer


Pittsburgh, PA
Phone: 412.454.5017    Fax: 412.454.5060

Stephen W. Kiefer is an associate with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Pittsburgh office. Mr. Kiefer concentrates his practice in commercial litigation matters, with an emphasis on construction-related claims. Mr. Kiefer has experience representing owners, EPC contractors, equipment manufacturers, general contractors, design professionals, and building product suppliers in disputes arising from a wide array of construction projects, including power plants, water and wastewater treatment plants, pipelines, dams, and commercial buildings.

In addition to representing clients in state and federal courts and alternative dispute resolution proceedings, Mr. Kiefer assists clients with risk assessments, contract review and negotiation, and providing counsel on project management issues. 

Mr. Kiefer has been a contributing author on several articles for Pepper’s construction blog, He also was a contributing author of the American Bar Association’s Construction Litigation Model Jury Instructions, and he published “The Securities and Exchange Commission’s 2010 Proxy Access Proposals: A Poison Pill for Corporate Health” in the William & Mary Business Law Review.


  • J.D., William & Mary Law School, 2010, Member of the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal.
  • B.A., History and German, magna cum laude, Washington & Jefferson College, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia

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