Emanuel Kapelsohn

Manny Kapelsohn has a broad-based practice with more than 30 years of experience handling complex litigation in both commercial and personal areas. He is a nationally-known weapons and use-of-force expert, advising law enforcement agencies with regard to use-of-force policies. In addition, he is a consultant to manufacturers regarding product liability and risk management issues.

Professional Background

Lesavoy Butz & Seitz LLC
2007 – Present

Lamm Rubenstone Lesavoy Butz & David LLC
2006 – 2007

Blank Rome LLP
1994 – 2006

The Peregrine Corporation
1985 – Present

American Shooting Sports Coalition
1988 – 1990
Executive Director

Firearms Training Consultant
1982 – 1985
Self Employed

Friedman & Gass, P.C., New York, NY
1977 – 1982
Senior Associate

Admitted To Practice

U.S. District Court, M.D. PA., 1997
Pennsylvania, 1994
U.S. District Court, E.D.PA., 1994
U.S. District Court, N.D.N.Y., 1994
U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, 1981
Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Washington, D.C., 1980
U.S. District Court, S.D.N.Y., 1978
U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y., 1978
New York, 1978

Educational Background

Harvard Law School Juris Doctor, 1977
Yale University Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1974, English Literature

Professional Organizations

Board Member, International Association of Law Enforcement
Firearms Instructors, 1986 – Present, Vice President 1994 – Present
Board Member, The Peregrine Corporation, 1985 – Present
Member, International Law Enforcement Educators & Trainers Association
Member, American Society for Industrial Security
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member, Bar Association of Lehigh County
Member, Donald Wieand Barrister’s Inn