Stephen A. Venzie

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Newtown Square, PA

Venzie, Phillips & Warshawer
 | 18 Campus Blvd, Suite 100
Newtown Square, PA 19073
Phone: 484-423-4038
Fax: 484-423-3510
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (60%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Surety (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Stephen A. Venzie is a vice president of Venzie, Phillips & Warshawer, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware. Focusing his practice primarily on commercial construction and surety bond matters, he represents clients throughout the area in both litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Venzie attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he received his Bachelor of Science in environmental science in 2000. He then went on to pursue his legal education at Villanova University School of Law. While in law school, he served as a staff writer on the Villanova Environmental Law Journal and was the recipient of that publication's John M. Hyson Staff Achievement Award. Mr. Venzie was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2005. After graduation, Mr. Venzie first honed his skills by working as a contract attorney at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, before joining Venzie, Phillips & Warshawer in 2006. Mr. Venzie is admitted to practice before all of the state courts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. In addition, he is admitted to practice law before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

In order to stay abreast of current developments in his practice areas and to forge connections with fellow attorneys, Mr. Venzie is an active participant in several professional organizations. including the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia bar associations. He has been credentialed as a LEED Green Associate through the U.S. Green Building Council and is a member of several construction industry organizations, including the American Concrete Institute and the Delaware and Eastern Pennsylvania chapters of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Construction Litigation (60%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Arbitration, Mediation

Business Litigation (10%)

Surety (10%): Fidelity, Guarantee & Surety

Business/Corporate (10%): Contracts

Focus Areas

Arbitration, Mediation, Fidelity, Guarantee & Surety, Contracts


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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

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About Stephen Venzie

Admitted: 2005, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Outstanding Staff Writer, John M. Hyson Staff Achievement Award, Villanova Environmental Law Journal , 2005
  • Staffwriter, Villanova Environmental Law Journal, 2004-2005

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • LEED Green Associate (United States Green Building Council)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Delaware, 2012
  • New Jersey, 2005
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey Utility & Transportation Contractors Association
  • Suburban Contractors Association of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Utility Contractors Association
  • Delaware Valley Green Building Council: Green Schools Circle and Metro Emerging Professionals Committee
  • Delaware Contractors Association: Co-Chair of Young Executives Committee
  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.: Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter: Greenbuild and Membership Involvement Committees
  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc.: Delaware Chapter: Greenbuild and Future Leaders Committees
  • American Concrete Institute - International
  • Board of Directors of the American Concrete Institute: Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Chapter
  • The New Jersey State Bar Association: Young Lawyers and Construction Law Sections
  • The Philadelphia Bar Association: Environmental Law Committee
  • The Philadelphia Bar Association: State Civil Litigation Section
  • The Philadelphia Bar Association: Young Lawyers Division
  • The Pennsylvania Bar Association: Civil Litigation Section
  • The Pennsylvania Bar Association: Young Lawyers Division
  • The American Bar Association (ABA): Expert Witness Committee
  • The American Bar Association (ABA): Litigation Section's Construction Litigation Committee
  • The American Bar Association (ABA): Forum on the Construction Industry
  • The American Bar Association (ABA): Young Lawyers and General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Divisions

Representative Clients:

  • CVM Construction Managers, Inc.
  • SWERP, Inc.
  • University of Delaware
  • Pocono Mountain Public Library
  • The Hartford Fire Insurance Company
  • Voorhees Fire District
  • Weatherby Construction & Renovation Corp.
  • A.P. Construction, Inc.


  • Periodic newsletter published by our firm for our clients and friends, Law and Mortar

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin - Madison, Bachelor of Science(Environmental Science with a concentration in Conservation) and Academic Minor in Environmental Studies, Dean’s List(1997), 2000
  • The Episcopal Academy, 1996

Industry Groups

  • Construction
  • Real Estate/Development
  • Surety
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Office Location for Stephen A. Venzie

18 Campus Blvd
Suite 100
Newtown Square, PA 19073

Phone: 484-423-4038

Fax: 484-423-3510

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Last Updated: 1/4/2018

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