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New Vitae Wellness & Recovery
Lehigh Valley Business had a feature story about New Vitae Recovery and Wellness and Brainsway transcranial magnetic stimulation, (TMS), a revolutionary treatment for depression for those who are resistant to traditional therapies. Subscription required.
New Jersey-based Para-Plus Translations, Inc. donated to the City of Camden’s Office of Youth Services for its “Adopt-a-Family” Program.
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
Law Practice Today featured an article co-written by two of Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP’s administrative professionals, Krista Hart, human resources manager and Evan Kozierachi, IT manager entitled, “Administrative Personnel are Marketers Too.”
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP Partner John Simmons was quoted in Law360 (subscription required) regarding a recent summary judgment hearing in federal court. The case involves the firm’s client Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., a Japanese optical manufacturer.
Penn Community Bank
Penn Community Bank SVP and Director of Information Technology Joan Hafer has been nominated to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association Information Technology Committee. The committee will serve as guidance to banks across the commonwealth for all things related to IT including, but not limited to cybersecurity, infrastructure and new expanding technology in the banking industry.
The Bucks County Courier Times announced that Rick Battaglia was recently hired and Josh Oravis recently promoted by Penn Community Bank as senior market leaders of the retail division, administering branch operations and propelling the organization’s growth and development.
The Intelligencer noted Penn Community Bank formed a Montgomery County Advisory Board to assist with strategy in the bank’s advancement into the area. With 23 branches in Bucks County, the bank entered Montgomery County by opening the Fairway branch in Abington last year.
Doylestown Patch announced that Penn Community Bank has joined the Federal Deposit and Insurance Corporation’s [FDIC] Youth Banking Network, as one of only five participating Pennsylvania banks. The program allows students to study financial literacy enabling them to learn to be financially empowered.
Gabrielle Goham of Raffaele Puppio recently wrote an enlightening feature article for The Legal Intelligencer about the intricacies within the laws that govern how schools are restricted in their prevention of mass shootings.
Local online magazine Pivot.Today highlighted Raffaele Puppio’s Nicholas M. Orloff’s blog, “What Does It Mean to Serve as Estate Administrator After Someone Dies in Pennsylvania?” The aftermath of the death of someone close to us can be unnerving, to say the least, but dealing with the complexities that come with it can be overwhelming. Orloff helps to simplify the process and make it understandable.
Stoel Rives LLP
Labor and employment lawyer Vida Thomas has joined the firm in its Sacramento office. Bringing more than 20 years of experience to Stoel Rives LLP, she advises employers regarding all aspects of employment law and human resources management, serves as an expert witness in state and federal employment lawsuits, and mediates litigation and non-litigation matters.
The Legal Intelligencer featured an article by Michael N. Mills of Stoel Rives LLP regarding the Ninth Circuit Court upholding the Hawaii District Court’s decision that the City of Maui violated the Clean Water Act. To read more, click here.
Willig, Williams & Davidson
Representing the interests of AFSCME District Council 47 and UNITEHERE Local 634 Health & Welfare Fund, Deborah Willig, Esq. of Willig, Williams & Davidson is quoted in a press release saying, “The opioid epidemic is so profound in its destruction that its true impact is almost immeasurable. From a purely financial perspective, though, health and welfare funds, such as District Council 47 and UNITEHERE Local 634, have, for years, shouldered an enormous financial burden as a direct result of the pharmaceutical industry’s malfeasance; it is time for the Funds to be compensated for the treatment costs it has borne. This recovery will enable the DC47 and UNITEHERE Local 634 Funds to continue to provide valuable healthcare solutions to its members.”