Stephen Kulp is an accomplished litigator with a proven track record of success managing complex civil litigation matters for a variety of sectors, including the transportation and logistics, construction, and retail and hospitality industries. Stephen’s pragmatic and solutions-focused representation has resulted in substantial victories for his clients in the courtroom and through motion practice.
Stephen is a committed advocate inside and outside the courtroom and currently serves as Chair of the Philadelphia LGBTQ Bar Association, where he is the first Asian American to chair the organization. In addition to these activities, he serves on the Board of Governors for the Philadelphia Bar Association and as Co-Chair of the Adoptee Committee for the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. In 2021, he was awarded the Friendship and Ally Award from the International Association of LGBTQ+ Judges based on his volunteer work for that organization. He was also awarded Drexel University’s Best 40 Under 40 Award.
Stephen was a member of a select class of students admitted to Drexel University’s BS/JD accelerated degree program, allowing him to matriculate into Drexel University’s School of Law in three years. Stephen gained invaluable hands-on experience as a certified legal intern in the City of Philadelphia Law Department during law school. He was a member of the inaugural class of law student clinicians at Philadelphia Legal Assistance, where he represented the rights of diverse and low-income clients in family law matters, including custody, support, and protection from abuse. During his second and third year of law school, Stephen competed on Drexel’s nationally ranked trial team, helping earn his team finalist positions in regional and national competitions. He was also a fellow of the Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Program, teaching Constitutional law to juniors and seniors at South Philadelphia High School.