David J. Brooman, attorney with the Norristown office of High Swartz LLP, filed an injunction on behalf of West Goshen Township to stop the Sunoco Mariner East 2 pipeline work in their community. The municipality claimed the company was breaching an agreement of the site location for the valve station and wanted the Public Utility Commission to halt construction.
Mary Cushing Doherty, family law attorney and chair of the practice area for High Swartz LLP, has been awarded a Special Achievement award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association for her work on the legislation of lowered waiting time in divorce cases from two years to one, according to The Legal Intelligencer. In other news for Doherty, The Legal Intelligencer also reported she has recently co-authored a book on family law, “The Lexis-Nexis 2017 Practice Guide: Pennsylvania Family Law.”
Montco.Today.com reported that Level 4 Event Management put on the state’s largest and longest running video game expo under the name TooManyGames at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania. They also hosted a Make-A-Wish Foundation recipient from California whose wish was to attend the convention.
The News-Herald, Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce and CityBizList have all featured the award Penn Community Bank received from the United Way of Bucks County. The Live United Award was given to the bank as a way of commemorating their support in many ways over the years.
The Intelligencer, the Bucks County Herald and Lehigh Valley Business have all reported on Penn Community Bank’s acquisition of Chelten Hills, a mutual savings bank in Abington, Pennsylvania, the Bucks County-based bank’s first venture into Montgomery County.
Reported by the Associated Press, on NBC and ABC, in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philly.com, personal injury attorneys, Kenneth M. Rothweiler and Todd A. Schoenhaus of the Philadelphia personal injury law firm, Eisenberg Rothweiler Winkler Eisenberg & Jeck PC, filed a civil suit on behalf of the family of Richard Paul Ferretti who was unarmed and fatally shot by an off-duty Philadelphia police officer while trying to park his vehicle on a city street.
The Philadelphia Business Journal announced the hiring of Gail Ruopp as executive director of Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, an intellectual property law firm.
The Legal Intelligencer, Bucks Bar and CityBizList all report that James B. Shrimp has been elected president of the Chester County Rotary. Shrimp is an attorney with the Norristown office of High Swartz LLP, and is well-versed in the practice areas of business and corporate law, employment law and franchise law.
The Bucks County Bar Association published that family law attorney Susan J. Smith with the Bucks County firm of Williams Family Law, has achieved membership induction into the Ten Leaders as a top attorney in divorce law.
Lehigh Valley Business reported that Melissa L. Thornton has been named mortgage loan originator for the residential lending team for Penn Community Bank and will cover the Upper Bucks County region including Perkasie and Riegelsville.