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  • Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Cletus P. Lyman

Cletus P. Lyman, Esq. | Principal

cletus@lymanash.com

Education:

University of Pennsylvania Law School, Juris Doctor, 1971.

Attended University of Pennsylvania Graduate School,

Business and Applied Economics, 1967-1968.

Yale College, Bachelor of Arts, 1967.

Phillips Exeter Academy.

Experience:

Engaged in practice of law in Philadelphia since November 1971. Richard Ash and Cletus Lyman started the law firm of Lyman & Ash in 1972.

Admitted:

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1971.

United States District Court, Eastern District of PA, 1972.

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1972.

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1973.

United States District Court, Middle District of PA, 1973.

United States Supreme Court, 1975.

United States Tax Court, 1976.

United States District Court, District of Connecticut, 1989.

United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2000.

United States Court of Federal Claims, 2000.

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 2005.

Memberships:

Philadelphia Bar Association.

American Constitution Society.

Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia.

Lawyers Club of Philadelphia.

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Michael S. Fettner

Michael S. Fettner, Esq. | Attorney

michael@lymanash.com

Education:

Temple University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1988.

University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts, 1985.

Experience:

Mr. Fettner has practiced in Philadelphia from 1988 to date.

Admitted:

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1988.

Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1988.

New York State Bar, 2013.

United States District Court, District of NJ, 1988.

United States District Court, Eastern District of PA, 1989.

United States District Court, Middle District of PA, 1989.

United States District Court, District of CT, 1989.

United States Court of Appeals for Third Circuit, 1989.

United States District Court, Western District of PA, 1996.

Supreme Court of the United States, 2005.

United States Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit, 2005.

United States Court of Federal Claims, 2005.

United States Court of Appeals for Second Circuit, 2006.

United States District Court, Eastern District of NY, 2013.

United States District Court, Southern District of NY, 2013.

Memberships:

Philadelphia Bar Association.

American Constitution Society.

New York State Bar Association.

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Michael T. Sweeney

Michael T. Sweeney, Esq. | Attorney

mts@lymanash.com

Education:

Seton Hall University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1992.

Drew University, Bachelor of Arts, 1989.

Experience:

Joined Lyman & Ash in October 2003.

Hill Wallack, Princeton, NJ 2002 – 2003.

Archer and Greiner, Haddonfield, NJ 1997 – 2002.

Lynch Martin, North Brunswick, NJ 1993 – 1997.

Law Clerk, The Honorable Edmund R. Bernhard,

Superior Court of New Jersey.

Admitted:

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1992.

Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1992.

United States District Court, District of New Jersey, 1992.

United States District Court, Eastern District of PA, 1997.

United States District Court, Middle District of PA, 2003.

Memberships:

Philadelphia Bar Association.

Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia.

The National LGBT Bar Association.

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Maura J. Lynch

Maura J. Lynch, Esq. | Of Counsel

mlynch@lymanash.com

Education:

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1981. University of Pittsburgh, Bachelor of Arts, 1978.

Experience:

Private Practice 2001-Present.

Sprague & Sprague, 2000-2001.

Private Practice, 1998-2000.

State Farm, 1991-1998.

Philadelphia Solicitors’ Office, 1986-1991.

Assistant District Attorney, Allegheny County 1982-1986.

Admitted:

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1981.

United States District Court, Eastern District of PA, 1986.

United States District Court, Western District of PA, 1982.

United States District Court, Middle District of PA 2000.

Supreme Court of Delaware, 2013.

Memberships:

Philadelphia Bar Association.

Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia.

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Pearlette V. Toussant

Pearlette V. Toussant, Esq. | Of Counsel

pearlette.toussant@lymanash.com

Education:

University of Pennsylvania Law School, Juris Doctor, 2000.

Reed College, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, 1996.

Steller Secondary School, 1992.

Experience:

Engaged in practice of law in Philadelphia since 2000.

Admitted:

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2000.

United States District Court, Eastern District of PA, 2002.

United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2002.

Memberships:

Philadelphia Bar Association.

Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia.

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