Henry I. Langsam

Of Counsel
Philadelphia, PA

Henry Langsam, Esquire, Of Counsel, is a member of the general civil practice group and principally handles all forms of business real estate transactions, landlord and tenant law, sophisticated commercial and negligence litigation, counseling business enterprises, debt collection, estate planning and administration, insurance subrogation and consumer law, contracts and finance, as part of a general practice.

Having over 40 years of experience in general practice, Mr. Langsam has represented literally thousands of families and business during his career. Mr. Langsam, now retired as a partner since 2016, was a founder of the Firm.

He started work immediately after law school graduation for a small legal services organization specializing in tenant housing law for the disadvantaged in 1974. Subsequently, he started his own private general practice which became Langsam & Stevens in 1995 when he was joined by attorney Mark Stevens. Mr. Langsam’s work has included representing: the purchaser of a 760,000 square foot office campus having over 69 buildings with significant environmental concerns; Buyers and Sellers in the sale and purchase of businesses; hospitals and nonprofit organizations as general counsel; represented lenders and factoring enterprises; cooperatives and condominium associations as well as tenant associations. At the same time, Mr. Langsam prepares estate plans for families, helps people buy and sell their homes, negotiates commercial leases, all as part of a broader general practice.

Awards and Affiliations

  • Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Received an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, their highest rating, a national lawyers’ rating service


  • Co-Authored “PA Causes of Action”, 4th Edition

Practice Areas

  • Corporate matters, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Business representation
  • Real estate transactions
  • Commercial lawsuits
  • Contracts
  • Cooperatives
  • Condominium Associations
  • Negligence litigation
  • Malpractice litigation
  • Slip-and-Fall litigation
  • Defense litigation
  • Real estate and business support in environmental matters
  • Representation of environmental contractors and consultants
  • Landlord-Tenant disputes
  • Debt collection
  • Family law
  • Estate planning
  • Estate administration
  • Charter school law
  • Consumer law
  • Subrogation


  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey


  • Juris Doctor, Temple University Law School
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Pennsylvania State University