Abbe F. Fletman L'88
Lecturer in Law
Abbe F. Fletman is the head of the Litigation Section of the Intellectual Property Practice Group and a member of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group in Flaster/Greenberg’s Philadelphia office. She concentrates her practice in complex litigation involving intellectual property, commercial disputes and government entities.
As lead litigator in a variety of forums including federal court, Pennsylvania courts of common pleas, Orphan’s Court and Delaware Chancery Court, Ms. Fletman has successfully handled notable cases representing private and publicly held companies, non-profit and for-profit organizations and government entities and individuals in jury and non-jury trials, and in numerous appeals.
Ms. Fletman is a past chair of the Federal Courts Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association and is a fellow at The Academy of Advocacy of Temple University Beasley School of Law, where she has served as an instructor for the L.L.M. in Trial Advocacy and is a barrister in the school’s American Inn of Court. She is a frequent presenter at legal conferences, including the American Bar Association Litigation Section annual meetings, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Federal Bench-Bar Conference. She is a member of the Council of the American Bar Association Litigation Section and was named a 2007 Woman of Distinction by the Philadelphia Business Journal and the National Association of Women Business Owners. She has been selected by her peers as one of Pennsylvania’s 50 top female Super Lawyers for 2009-2011 and also has been selected as a Super Lawyer for 2004, and 2006-2011.
Among her published works, Ms. Fletman is co-editor of The Woman Advocate, (2d ed. American Bar Association Publishing, April 2010) and co-author of “Government Entity Litigation” Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts (2nd Ed. West, Nov. 2005)(3d Ed. forthcoming).