Harper Seldin focuses his practice on business litigation, commercial disputes, and complex litigation. He has significant experience representing large public and privately held corporations in contract disputes in federal and state court. His substantial pro bono work includes civil rights litigation in federal court on behalf of transgender public school students.
Harper is a former Buchholz Fellow for the Committee of Seventy, an independent and nonpartisan advocate for better government in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the Toll Public Interest Center Advisory Board and the Law Alumni Society Board of Managers at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He serves on the boards of the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project, a racial justice organization that works to keep children out of adult jails and prisons and to bring home people who were sentenced as children to life without parole, and of the Equality Forum, which coordinates LGBT History Month and other high-impact initiatives. His published legal scholarship focuses on child welfare.
Harper joined Cozen O’Connor in 2016 after a two-year federal clerkship with the Honorable Stewart Dalzell in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as an articles editor for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He received a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in American history from the University of Pennsylvania.