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Sponsored by Lehigh Valley Business, Judith Yanacek along with 27 others were honored as 2018 Women of Influence in May. Noted for their contributions to business, industry and community, this was the sixth annual ceremony and networking luncheon held at Cedar Crest College in Allentown.
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
Partners Dr. Weihong Hsing, John Simmons, and Dennis Butler all participated in the 34th Annual Joint Patent Practice Seminar in New York City last month. The seminar offers attendees the latest in trends and important topics in intellectual property law.
Trademark law and mediation and arbitration of intellectual property attorney Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Morgan, joined the firm last month. With jury trials experience in federal court, Morgan has handled more than 100 matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) in 16 states and the Virgin Islands.
Executive Director, Gail Ruopp’s recent article, “How Working Remotely Helps Our Firm,” was published in Law Practice Today.
Penn Community Bank
Jeane Vidoni was recently honored by the Doylestown Rotary and named one of the recipients of the Four-Way Test Award, recognizing her for a wide variety of volunteer efforts in the community. Jeane serves on the boards of Habitat for Humanity, the Bucks County Opportunity Council and serves as Vice Chair of Community Impact at the United Way of Bucks County. Jeane was also awarded an Influencer of Finance Award by the Philadelphia Media Network, which publishes The Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com. The award is given to leaders in the industry who exhibit extraordinary leadership and help shape the financial industry.
From the 400-plus nominations in the 27-year history of showcasing the region’s young movers and shakers in business, the arts and community service, K. Bernard Tynes, Vice President of Retail Strategy and Distribution, was named one of this year’s 40 Under 40 by the Philadelphia Business Journal.
The Bucks County Health Improvement Partnership has appointed Jeane Vidoni as its treasurer. The nonprofit organization is a collaboration between all the major health care facilities and the Bucks County Department of Health to address the gaps in healthcare for the greater good of the community.
Pivot.Today announced attorneys Michael Puppio and Ernest Spiros Angelos were named among the best lawyers in Delaware County by the Daily Times through it’s Reader’s Choice 2018 Survey.
Stoel Rives LLP
The Idaho Press announced that Megan Olmstead joined the firm’s Idaho office. She will concentrate her practice on agribusiness, energy and natural resource industries. Oregon Live announced that the Portland office has hired Allison Reynolds as of counsel in the environment, land use and natural resources group.
Portland Homeless Family Solutions was the recipient of nearly $125,000 raised by the law firm’s attorneys and staff, with the money going directly to the purchase of a family shelter. The PHFS will be able to triple the services they give to families needing emergency and temporary housing solutions. Led by Stoel Rives special counsel Mark Morford and partners Michael Campbell, Kirk Maag, and Geoffrey Tichenor, employees across the entire firm, from the mailroom to the firm managing partner, contributed individual donations to the campaign.
The longest continually running gaming convention in the commonwealth, TooManyGames is coming to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania, June 22-24. The three-day event is expected to bring in more than 15,000 people from the tri-state area as well as professional gamers from around the country with special guests Kenny James, the voice of Bowser, and Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario from the Nintendo Super Mario Bros franchise. To learn more click here.
Willig, Williams & Davidson
Partner Ryan Hancock was on NBC10 in Philadelphia discussing the long waits for civil rights and harassment complaints to be resolved when filed with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.
Managing partner Deborah Willig will serve as a panelist for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Women in Law: On the Front Lines of Change on June 14 at the Ballroom at the Ben.
Employee benefits lawyer, Susan Bahme Blumenfeld has been named to the board of directors for the Support Center for Child Advocates, the nation’s oldest and largest pro bono legal and social services agency serving abused and neglected children.
Bloomberg Law featured an article regarding Janus Decision in which Alaine S. Williams was quoted. She’s been working with the Teamsters in Minnesota and has been fighting the National Right to Work for three decades on their behalf.