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Stephen P. McConnell, Jr.

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T: 215.495.6531
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2929 Arch St 13th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

700 E Gate Dr #101
Mt. Laurel, New Jersey 08054

Stephen P. McConnell, Chair of the Firm’s Real Estate Group, concentrates his practice on real estate, corporate and finance law, as well as general business transactions. 

Mr. McConnell has extensive experience in a wide range of real estate matters including development, sales, acquisitions, financings, joint ventures and commercial leasing. He has advised real estate clients in numerous sophisticated transactions involving office buildings, raw land, mixed-use projects, warehouses and industrial sites through every phase of a real estate transaction, from drafting and negotiating the listing, to financing and purchase and sale agreements, through due diligence and settlement.

As a partner in the Firm’s Corporate & Business Services Group, Mr. McConnell blends his business and finance practice with his keen legal insight into the ever-changing real estate industry in order to guide clients toward maximizing their real estate opportunities. He is a highly knowledgeable counselor who provides strategic guidance to owners, developers, investors, borrowers and lenders, real estate professionals, utility companies, financial institutions, and insurance companies, just to name a few.


J.D., Villanova University School of Law (1997)

B.A., Duke University (1993)

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Pennsylvania
New Jersey
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Positions Held

Executive Board Member, The Haverford School Alumni Association
Den Leader, Cub Scout Pack 110

Significant Decisions & Victories
Handled a 30,000 square-foot lease for a non-profit in the University City District of Philadelphia, PA
A public utility in connection with the $11,000,000 acquisition of a Pennsylvania township’s wastewater assets 
Numerous restaurant tenants in leasing transactions
The borrower in an acquisition and construction loan in the amount of $13,000,000 
A developer in connection with the financing and acquisition of an $11,000,000 retail and warehouse facility in central Pennsylvania 
A national developer in connection with the acquisition and disposition of numerous new and existing retail properties
A national banking association in preparation of loan documents 
The sureties in a loan workout on a $7,500,000 mortgage for a residential condominium project in New Jersey 
The owner in the leasing and property management of a commercial office park 
The seller in the $22,500,000 disposition of a New Jersey radio station and related real and personal property assets 
The tenant in the buyout of its current lease and in the negotiation of a new lease of 17,000 square feet of office space in suburban Philadelphia

Publications & Press Mentions

Deeds: Check the Warranty before You Sign (Or Accept) Your Next Deed. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (September 2015)
Author, Pennsylvania's Diesel-Powered Motor Vehicle Idling Act. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (July 2014)
Author, Landlord Fit-Outs: What Every Tenant Must Consider. Reger Rizzo & Darnall Client Alert. (March 2013)
Author, Negotiating Your Office Lease in a Recovering Market. The Legal Intelligencer. (June 26, 2006)