Jeane M. Coyle, President and CEO of Penn Community Bank was recently honored by the United Way of Bucks County with the Dr. Stanton Kelton Service Award for her unwavering support and contributions to public service over the past year.
Philip Karter and Herbert Odell of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry were named as top ranking federal tax controversy attorneys according to the prestigious Chambers USA’s 2016 Guide to the World’s Best Legal Professionals and Law Firms.
Local media announced that national business and tax law firm Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry was pleased to share the recent addition of several new attorneys: Ken Trujillo, Veronica Saltz Turner and Wendy Lappin Barragree to the firm’s Philadelphia office.
PharmaVoice.com featured a story on the National Hepatitis Testing Day sponsored in part by the Hepatitis B Foundation, HepB United Philadelphia and others called, “Making the Link,” to help people make the connection of viral hepatitis as the leading cause of liver cancer. The event was held outside Philadelphia City Hall.
NBCRightNow.com picked up the Hepatitis B Foundation sponsored Entrepreneur Spotlight that was held at the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center in Doylestown recently. The event was styled after the television show, Shark Tank, where local biotech companies competed for angel investors.
Impact Thrift Stores was noted in the Montgomery News Outlets and other media for their first annual “Making an Impact Award,” honoring Philadelphia law firm Ballard Spahr for the invaluable contribution of pro bono legal advice over the years.
The Philadelphia Business Journal announced Dorothy Jaworski, SVP and Penn Community Bank treasurer, has been named secretary of the Financial Managers Society Philadelphia Chapter.
Patch.com announced local attorney Edward P. Kelly from the full-service law firm of Raffaele Puppio took time to speak with Delaware Co. High School students about career choices at a government leadership panel at the 2016 Youth Leadership Academy.
CityBizList.com announced the news from New Vitae Wellness and Recovery that they are taking waivers for services. This increases their options for payment and offers a wider opportunity for specific individuals to gain access to services.
The Jewish Exponent mentioned that Philadelphia IP law firm Panitch Swartze Belisario & Nadel, LLP, have been named as top attorneys to Chambers USA for 2016.
The Legal Intelligencer noted that IP law firm Panitch Swartze Belisario & Nadel, LLP, has hired two new attorneys with deep experience in their respective practices. Bryon T. Wasserman and Ronald J. Ventola II have joined the Philadelphia office and both have a wide range of interests and extensive knowledge in intellectual property laws.
In keeping with its tradition of supporting the local community, Penn Community Bank donated to the local Pennridge Community Day and sparks flew! They donated money to keep the annual fireworks display going.
Legal services partner Kristine Phillips of labor, employment, and workers’ compensation firm, Willig, Williams & Davidson, served as a panelist for Philadelphia VIP. Discussion topics included the importance of pro bono service as well as clients and volunteers speaking about the programs and benefits of the Philly VIP program. In addition, partner in the firm’s benefits section, Louise (Wendy) Pongracz presided over a webinar entitled, “Negotiating and Drafting Pharmacy Benefit Manager Contracts for Self-Funded Plans.”
Labor attorney Richard G. Poulson with Willig, Williams & Davidson, co-presented at a seminar organized by LRIS, Labor Relations Information System, to share collective bargaining strategies with emergency response personnel.
Patricia Rogowski from the Delaware office of the IP law firm of Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP was recently selected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the research institute for the study of empirical law in the nation.
Special education attorney Gabrielle Sereni of the Media, Delaware County, Pa., law firm, Raffaele Puppio spoke at Lehigh University’s Special Ed Law Symposium in Bethlehem, Pa. She gave two presentations entitled, “FAPE: The Threshold Guarantee,” and another entitled “Section 504: The Current Hot Spots.”
Attorney James Shrimp of High Swartz, LLP, a full-service law firm in Bucks and Montgomery counties, presented a program at Excude, Inc., entitled, “FLSA Overtime Regulations – What You Need to Know.”
Pre-settlement funding company USClaims reached a milestone in 2016 by celebrating their 20th Anniversary of supporting victims of catastrophic personal injury and their attorneys through the difficult time of waiting for a fair and just settlement.
Stewart Weintraub, highly experienced tax controversy and state and local tax (SALT) practice chair shareholder with Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, co-presented a program for the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (PICPA) 2016 Conference on Pennsylvania Taxes.
CityBizList.com, announced that family law attorney, Melanie Wender, has recently joined Bucks County’s Williams Family Law, P.C., located in Doylestown, Pa. She has experience in all facets of divorce and family law and is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.