The Philadelphia Business Journal shared the news that Irwin Aronson, of labor, employment and workers’ compensation law firm Willig, Williams & Davidson, has been appointed by the Supreme Court to chair the Pennsylvania Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Accounts board. Pennsylvania’s IOLTA program enables lawyers to raise millions of dollars to help provide legal services to the poor and disadvantaged.
The Jewish Exponent and the Philadelphia edition of Attorney at Law magazine noted that 30 of the ‘Best Lawyers’ we know from Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP, Panitch Schwarze Belisario and Nadel LLP, Williams Family Law, P.C., and Willig, Williams & Davidson have been named to the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Congratulations to all!
American Banker magazine interviewed Jeane Coyle, CEO of Penn Community Bank, for insight into “The Calculated Gamble Behind BB&T’s M&A Blitz” (subscription required). Coyle recently was awarded Philadelphia SmartCEO magazine’s Cornerstone Award for Bucks County, given to those who positively impact the local economy through job creation and retention, marketplace competition and localized philanthropic giving.
Ryan Allen Hancock, of Philadelphia labor, employment and workers’ compensation firm Willig, Williams and Davidson, was honored as the August Pro Bono Partner of the Month by the Public Interest Law Center for his willingness to give of his time to those in need.
The Legal Intelligencer published an article by Bridget Labutta, of the intellectual property law firm, Panitch, Schwarze, Belisario & Nadel, LLP, entitled, “How to Avoid the Simple Mistakes Young Lawyers Make.”
Lehigh Valley Business magazine has named David Muth, CFO of New Vitae Wellness and Recovery, a finalist in the 2015 CFO of the Year award. He was selected in the category of private companies with revenue up to $25 million.
An American Banker feature story, “More Mutuals Take a Stand To Preserve a Fading Culture,” describes the strategies mutual financial organizations are employing in order to stay strong and healthy, including First Federal of Bucks County and First Savings Bank of Perkasie, who have unified to create the $1.8 billion asset Penn Community Bank. (subscription required)