Cozen O’Connor: Haas, Steven N.

Steven N. Haas

Member

Philadelphia

(610) 832-7441

(215) 701-2471

Steven assists a variety of clients in acquisitions, mergers, and corporate finance transactions. He counsels both established and emerging growth companies in all business segments in expansion and financing strategies, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, technology and bio-technology licensing, corporate governance issues, succession planning, and related shareholder matters.

In addition to his corporate practice, Steven advises clients in business aviation matters, representing domestic and international clients in the purchase, sale, and financing of corporate aircraft from manufacturers, prior owners, and operators. He also assists clients in negotiating aircraft charter, management, and leasing arrangements under Parts 91 and 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations and in their participation in aircraft fractional interest programs with all major providers. 

Steven also represents automotive dealers in the purchase and sale of domestic and foreign manufacturer automotive dealerships, in obtaining manufacturer approvals, and in negotiating floor plan financing.

Steven serves on the executive committee and board of the Arts and Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, having served as its chair from 2012-2015. He also serves on the Central Board of Trustees and as a member of the executive committee of Settlement Music School, the largest community based arts and music school in the nation. In addition, Steven serves on the Board of Directors of Temple Adath Israel, in Merion, Pa. Previously, Steven served on the Board of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce from 2012-2015, and served as a child advocate for the Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Bar Association Child Advocacy Project.

Steven graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979, and he received his law degree, cum laude, from Temple University Law School in 1983, where he was an editor of Temple Law Review.

Experience

News

Cozen O’Connor Named One of the “6 Go-To Firms For The Airline Industry” in Law360

February 05, 2016

All of the largest global airlines have some presence in the U.S., subjecting them to a range of legal, regulatory and business challenges that require law firm expertise. While that work is often spread around, six firms have been chosen by the industry as go-to firms for major legal matters, including Cozen O'Connor.

Cozen O’Connor Cybersecurity Conference Highlighted in The Wall Street Journal

May 09, 2013

In an article titled, "FBI: Delete Passwords of Ex-Employees," The Wall Street Journal highlights the firm's Cybersecurity Conference, held on Wednesday, May 8, at the W Hotel. Trevor Cloak, Joe Dever, Greg Fliszar, Brian Gillam, Steven Haas, Mike Schmidt, Stuart Shorenstein, Matthew Siegel, Ahren Tryon and Dave Walton presented during the seminar, along with Richard Aborn, President, Citizens Crime Commission of New York City and Austin P. Berglas, Assistant Special Agent in Charge for Cyber, FBI New York Field Office. To read the WSJ article, click here.

Six Cozen O’Connor Members Named to SmartCEO’s 2012 Legal Elite List

December 18, 2012

Michael J. Heller, Larry P. Laubach, Steven N. Haas, Jeffrey A. Leonard, Herman C. Fala and Jeffrey G. Weil were named to the Philadelphia SmartCEO’s 2012 list of Legal Elite.

Cozen O’Connor Attorney Steven Haas Appointed to Board of Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

November 28, 2012

Announcement Comes in Conjunction with Appointment to Art & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia

Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia Appoints New Advisory Board Chair

September 27, 2012

Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia Appoints New Advisory Board Chair

Steve Haas quoted in Barron's

June 21, 2012

Steve Haas quoted in Barron's

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers By Law & Politics

May 28, 2009

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that 52 attorneys from the firm’s Philadelphia and West Conshohocken offices have been named 2009 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Law & Politics, and will appear in the June 2009 issues of Philadelphia magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.

Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers By Law & Politics

May 29, 2008

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that 42 attorneys from the firm’s Philadelphia and West Conshohocken offices have been named 2008 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Law & Politics, and will appear in the June 2008 issues of Philadelphia magazine and Pennsylvania Super Lawyers.

Publications

Delaware LLC Act Amended to Confirm Fiduciary Duties Exist Absent Express Agreement to the Contrary [Corporate Alert]

August 19, 2013

Effective August 1, 2013, Section 18-1104 of the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act (the Act) was amended to confirm that, absent a provision in the limited liability company agreement to the contrary, the managers and controlling members of a limited liability company owe the fiduciary duties of care and loyalty to the limited liability company and its members.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

DELVACCA 6th Annual In-House Counsel Conference

April 03, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA

DELVACCA 2010 InHouse Counsel Conference

May 06, 2010 - Philadelphia, PA

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1983
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1979

Awards & Honors

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2008-2009

  • Pennsylvania
  • Montgomery Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association