Both Bio-Medicine.com and the Intelligencer reported that the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute recently presented the first W. Thomas London Distinguished Professorship to Dr. Ju-Tao Gou, leading hepatitis B researcher and Director of Experimental Therapeutics at the institute. The two have worked together at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
CityBizList.com announced that Armand DiYenno, LCSW, ACSW, will serve as the new Clinical Director for New Vitae Wellness and Recovery. He brings more than 30 years of diverse, professional experience in the behavioral health field to New Vitae.
Regulatory affairs and white collar criminal defense attorney, James J. Eisenhower from the Philadelphia office of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, LLP, was on 6ABC’s Inside Story on Sept. 27, with Monica Malpass and on Oct. 4, with Tamela Edwards. They discussed political issues including the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s attorney general, Kathleen Kane and her continuing legal troubles and the Pope’s visit.
The Jewish Exponent recognized family law attorney, Elizabeth J. Fineman of the Doylestown firm, Williams Family Law. She has been officially accepted into the Ten Leaders Under 45 by the Ten Leaders Cooperative. The program recognizes successful professionals who have been recommended by their peers for inclusion.
Bloomberg BNA interviewed employment lawyer, Ryan A. Hancock, of Willig, Williams & Davidson, regarding unpaid internships in the private sector.
Attorney At Law Magazine reported that Philip Karter of the business and tax law firm, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, LLP,spoke to the Southern Federal Tax Institute at their 50th annual conference in Atlanta.
The Texas Lawyer, Attorney At Law Magazine, Delaware Law Weekly, CityBizList.com, Southeast Texas Record, Law360 (subscription required), Technical.ly/Delaware and the International Association of Defense Counsel reported that Maron Marvel Bradley & Anderson LLP of Wilmington, Delaware, hired 32 lateral attorneys expanding the firm’s footprint into Dallas, Houston, New Orleans, Jackson, Mississippi and Red Bank, New Jersey.
The Hellertown/Lower Saucon Patch featured a story about New Vitae Wellness and Recovery’s CEO, Judith O. Yanacek who spoke to the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Business Women Networking Involving Charity & Education (BW NICE) about suicide prevention, how to recognize warning signs, and how to intervene if you know someone who may be experiencing severe depression or having suicidal thoughts. In other New Vitae news, Patch.com also reported that the behavioral health organization exhibited and participated in the Harvest of Hope, an annual event to raise awareness about mental health in hopes of decreasing the stigma associated with it. The event was sponsored by The Lodge, Resources for Human Development, Inc. in the Lehigh Valley.
The intellectual property law firm of Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel, LLP was recently included in the Philadelphia Business Journal Book of Lists as the fourth largest provider of IP legal services in the Philadelphia region.
The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center was featured on the cover of The Intelligencer (subscription required) with regard to the center’s contribution to the biotech community, its economic impact and its intentions for growth. An additional feature was included in the Sunday paper about the medical cures being researched at the center in Bucks County.
Labor and employment attorney, Ralph Teti, of the Philadelphia law firm, Willig, Williams & Davidson has been elected as a Fellow at the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, as reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer. As a most honorable recognition of a colleague’s outstanding performance and integrity, dedication and excellence, this makes Teti the only union-side attorney from the Philadelphia region to be elected to the College for this term.
For the sixth year in a row, litigation funder, USClaims, has been voted as The Legal Intelligencer’s Best Of 2015 #1 Provider of Case Funding by the publication’s readers.
The Legal Intelligencer reported that tax attorney, Stewart Weintraub of the Philadelphia office of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, LLP, spoke before an audience at the American Bar Association Tax Section’s 2015 Joint Fall Meeting and was a panelist for the presentation: “State Income, Double Taxation, and Tax Discrimination in the Post-Wynne World.”
Attorney At Law Magazine has noted that Philadelphia labor, employment and workers’ compensation firm, Willig, Williams & Davidson has hired Lauren Frankel, Alidz Oshagan and Danielle Newsome to support their union-side clientele. The attorneys will provide services in employee benefits law, labor union representation and labor union organizing.