Michael R. Nesfeder


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Michael R. Nesfeder is a shareholder and in the Firm’s Litigation group. His practice includes civil litigation, plaintiff’s personal injury litigation, commercial litigation, creditor’s rights and commercial landlord-tenant matters.


  • Mount St. Mary’s College, Emmitsburg, Maryland, B.A., cum laude, 1983
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, J.D., 1987
    • Phi Alpha Delta

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

 Professional Organizations

  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Northampton County Bar Association
  • West Virginia State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association


  • Named a “Select Lawyer” in:
    • Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights Law, Commercial Litigation, General Civil Litigation and Personal Injury & Auto Accidents Law, 2014
    • General Civil Litigation, 2015
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Antitrust Law, Cumberland School of Law

Projects & Accomplishments

  • Representation of National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, Bethlehem 1st Federal Credit Union, Air Products Federal Credit Union, PPL GOLD Credit Union and Lehigh Valley Educators Credit Union
  • Landlord representation of Saucon Valley Lifestyle Center, L.P. (Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley)
  • Wrongful death and survival verdict of $464,335 in the Court of Common Pleas of Potter County
  • Regular representation of commercial landlords in various litigation matters in Courts of Common Pleas
  • Representation of lenders and taxpayers in tax sale and judicial sale matters in Courts of Common Pleas


Community Activity

  • Member, President’s Council, DeSales University, 2000-present
  • Past President (2012-2014) and Member, Board of Directors, Southern Lehigh Chamber of Commerce
  • Vice President, Board of Directors, Camelot for Children, Inc. (2009 – 2016)
  • Vice President, Bethlehem Soccer Club (2006-2010)

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