Terese M. Schireson represents clients in diverse areas, including complex commercial disputes, class action lawsuits, and white collar litigation, in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Terese also counsels consumer-facing clients on issues such as retail operations and compliance, marketing and advertising, and privacy and cybersecurity.
Terese primarily assists clients in business litigation matters involving breach of contract, unfair competition, fraud, and consumer protection claims. She also has experience in qui tam actions brought under the False Claims Act. Terese serves clients across diverse industries, including the retail, energy, technology, and healthcare sectors.
Terese maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting clients with asylum and citizenship applications. She is fluent in Spanish, and in July 2018, she traveled to the US-Mexico border to help reunite families who had been separated upon entry into the country.
Terese began her legal career as a federal law clerk to Judge Joel H. Slomsky and Judge Cynthia M. Rufe of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. During law school, Terese served as Managing Editor of the Temple Law Review and as an intern for Judge Gene E.K. Pratter of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Temple University, Beasley School of Law, 2015, J.D., cum laude
McGill University, 2010, B.A., with Distinction
Clerkship to Judge Cynthia M. Rufe of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2016 - 2017)
Clerkship to Judge Joel H. Slomsky of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2015 - 2016)
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized, “Ones to Watch,” Commercial Litigation, Philadelphia, The Best Lawyers in America (2022)
Managing Editor, Temple Law Review
Recipient, Temple Law Barrister Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy and Outstanding Oral Argument
Board Member, Back on My Feet Philadelphia Young Leaders Association