New Vitae Wellness & Recovery
New Vitae has expanded its clinical services to veterans with the opening of a Veterans Pathways home in Quakertown. The Veteran Pathways program offers a wide array of individualized housing options for veterans who experience behavioral health, addictions, and/or brain injury symptoms.
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
Registered patent attorney Dr. Lars Genieser has joined the firm as a partner. His practice focuses on pharmaceutical, chemical, material science, and medical technologies for domestic and foreign clients. His work effectively develops and implements worldwide patent protection strategies.
Penn Community Bank
President and CEO Jeane M. Vidoni, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Bankers Association for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. During her term, she will represent nine counties in southeastern PA and the greater Lehigh Valley on the board of the statewide professional organization.
The bank has hired a new Chief Financial Officer. Charles T. Field has more than 30 years of banking experience behind him including working at a NASDAQ traded bank holding company. He started in June at the bank’s Administrative Office in Perkasie, Pennsylvania.
Director of treasury and risk management Dorothy Jaworski has been named vice president of the Financial Managers Society Philadelphia Chapter. Additionally, Christopher Carroll, assistant treasurer and investment officer, has been named the organization’s secretary.
Doylestown Patch.com announced six team members throughout the bank have been promoted to new positions: Jeanne Mazurek, of Quakertown; Steven Westgate, of Perkasie; Donna Bender, of East Greenville; Melissa Perrine, of Sellersville; Christine Jefferson, of Perkasie; and Sara Max, of Perkasie. To learn more about the promotions, click here.
The Intelligencer announced that Todd Hurley, chief relationship officer, presented a $6000 check for the 2018 annual Pennridge Community Day fireworks display, a long-standing recipient of the bank’s community giving. In other local giving, Rick Battaglia and Tracey Carroll, senior market leader and director of cash management, respectively, gave $3500 to the New Britain Civic Association to support the Pine Valley Covered Bridge 175th Anniversary celebration.
The Bucks County Courier Times noted that Sandy Breznican, bank officer and manager of the Upper Southampton branch and Robert Coffin, EVP and chief credit officer, have been honored for their 40 years in banking by the Pennsylvania Bankers Association.
The Bucks County Courier Times announced that Todd Hurley was recently appointed to the board of directors of Pennridge FISH. The organization aids families in need with emergency food, clothing and other resources.
Education and government services attorney Tracy Waldman recently wrote for The Legal Intelligencer an article entitled, “Legal Considerations for Schools When Deciding Between an IEP or a 504,” as a way to define the differences between the two classifications for special education students.
Education attorney, Gabrielle Goham spoke at Lehigh University on June 26 as part of the Special Education Law Symposium. To read more, click here.
Stoel Rives LLP
Nathanael Watson wrote for the Environmental Law Institute about the United States Supreme Court’s agreement with the Ninth Circuit’s barrier culverts case decision. Watson writes, “Every tribe, person, public utility, municipality, state, or developer that has an interest in water rights or projects that impact salmon should pay attention to the Court’s ruling in the culverts case—and work with counsel to prepare your strategy for productive engagement to resolve these issues before they lead to expensive bet-the-farm litigation.” To read more of this article, click here.
The Reading Eagle featured a story about the annual TooManyGames convention at the Philadelphia Expo Center. This year’s convention was the biggest yet, with Charles Martinet and Kenny James, the voices of Mario and Bowser, respectively, making appearances.
DRB Financial Solutions, LLC is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, USClaims, again has been voted a top service provider by the audience of The National Law Journal in the “Best of the Midwest” reader rankings survey. The firm earned a first place win as Best Consumer Litigation Funding Provider.
Willig, Williams & Davidson
The Legal Intelligencer noted that union attorney Amy L. Rosenberger attended the annual conference for the AFL-CIO in Atlanta this year and presented at and moderated a panel discussion at the union lawyers meeting.
Maryann Henry Saylor recently shared insight with The Legal Intelligencer regarding the implications of a June 6 ruling by the Commonwealth Court on workers’ compensation. To read the article, click here.
Founder and managing partner, Deborah R. Willig was part of a panel for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Women in Law Conference.” To read more about this conference click here.
James S. Beall and Louise (Wendy) Pongracz recently presented as part of a certification program of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP). In addition, Lauren M. Hoye and Ryan A. Hancock recently participated in the 5th National Conference on Disability Issues in Employment and Education Law, co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and Disability Rights Pennsylvania.