Ira S. Lefton

Ira is a member of the Commercial Litigation Group, with extensive jury trial and bench trial experience in many areas, and a primary emphasis on commercial matters relating to real estate.

He has a particularly extensive background in construction litigation, serving as lead counsel in Pennsylvania for all cases on behalf of the largest manufacturer of EIFS (synthetic stucco). He has considerable experience in real estate-related litigation with matters involving enforceability of term sheets, letters of intent and real estate contracts generally, lease and zoning disputes including licenses and easements, mortgage foreclosures, compliance with pre-closing conditions for commercial real estate loans, as well as other financing and financial services disputes, deficiency proceedings, warranty disputes and other remedies of commercial lenders and premises liability.

Ira has also done significant work in the product liability field involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices, engineered products, asbestos and mold, and he has handled antitrust litigation, contractual dispute litigation and numerous intellectual property litigations.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Product Liability, 2) Drug & Medical Device Product Liability, 3) Mechanical Product Liability, 4) Toxic Tort Litigation, 5) Life Sciences Health Industry Group, 6) Litigation & Dispute Resolution, 7) Commercial Litigation and Disputes and 8) Pro Bono
Law School UNC School of Law, J.D., 1978
Education Yale University, B.A., 1974
Bar Member / Association Pennsylvania State Bar Association
Most recent firm Reed Smith LLP
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