As Managing Partner at the law firm of Fairlie & Lippy, P.C., Steve Fairlie represents clients in Criminal Defense, DUI and Personal Injury cases in Montgomery, Bucks and the surrounding counties of Pennsylvania. Mr. Fairlie has Chaired the Criminal Defense Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association for more than 15 years. He has been named to the Top 100 Super Lawyers lists for both Pennsylvania and Philadelphia since 2014.
During one trial in 2007, Mr. Fairlie negotiated a settlement in a case involving more than $50 million in real estate. He has won many six figure settlements in cases involving vehicle accidents, back injury and dog bites. His criminal cases have involved nearly every crime in Pennsylvania, including homicide, drugs, driving under the influence, robbery and more. Since 2014 in Bucks County he handled a First Degree Murder case that resulted in a sentence of 2-10 years, a Felony Theft case dismissed after he proved that the police arrested an innocent woman, and a gunpoint robbery case that resulted in house arrest on the weekends. In 2014 in Montgomery County, after a 4 year battle, he had a Felony drug case dismissed. Prior to opening his own practice, he served as a member of the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office, and acted as lead prosecutor in a case involving $55 million in cocaine and a case that resulted in a sentence of Death.
Mr. Fairlie has been recognized as one of the Top 100 SuperLawyers in Pennsylvania, in the Top 100 by the National Trial Lawyers' Association, and has recieved various other similar awards nationwide. He serves as a Chairman of the Criminal Defense Committee and a member of the Judiciary and Bench/Bar committees of the Montgomery Bar Association. His peers have also honored him with the AV-Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell as a testimony to his character and professionalism in the legal field. The Legal Intelligencer named him as one of an elite group of 35 "Lawyers on the Fast Track" in Pennsylvania in 2006. He has won many other awards and recognitions as more fully detailed at http://www.fairlielaw.net.
He values involvement in the community and volunteers his legal services in court-appointed murder cases, the Innocence Project and for a middle school in Norristown. His community has also benefited from his service for the Senior Adult Activity Center in Indian Valley and his coaching of a mock trial team for several years in Montgomery County. As an educator, he has written articles and has spoken throughout the state for a number of legal organizations.
*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Last Updated: 12/21/2016