April 10, 2017
In over thirty years of practice, Lee Applebaum has worked with regional and national clients on a broad spectrum of business and litigation matters. His current practice focus is two-fold: appellate litigation and mediation.
He clerked in Pennsylvania’s Superior Court for the Honorable Phyllis W. Beck, and has argued appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in the Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, in Pennsylvania’s Superior and Commonwealth Courts, and in New Jersey’s Appellate Division.
Lee was a Judge Pro Tempore with Philadelphia’s Commerce Court from 2006-2022 and has served as a mediator and arbitrator. He has also written on the subjects of mediation and arbitration.
He is widely published on a number of legal topics, including the critical relationship between lawyers and their clients. Lee is locally and nationally recognized as one of the leaders in promoting the development of specialized business courts in the United States, and is among only a handful of lawyers honored as a charter member of the American College of Business Court Judges.