The Bucks County Herald featured a story about the Ama Chhori Foundation of Hope, a registered 501(c)(3) organization that educates and empowers women and girls in Nepal to reduce the cycle of poverty and social injustice. The organization was founded by Maria Santangelo, Executive Director of Pine Run Retirement Community, who fell in love with the country of Nepal while in the Peace Corps. Maria was also interviewed by PBS39 News Tonight about the organization.
The Legal Intelligencer announced that Horn Williamson, the women-owned construction and real estate law firm located in Center City Philadelphia, has hired Philadelphia construction attorney Matthew H. Dempsey as an Associate. Dempsey will share his time between the firm’s expanding Construction practice and the firm’s highly regarded Construction Defect legal team.
Horn Williamson managing member Jennifer Horn and associate Matthew Dempsey presented at Engineering Law and Ethics 2019. Their session entitled “Contract Law Primer for Engineers” reviewed the necessary elements of any contract.
Laffey, Bucci & Kent, LLP
Laffey, Bucci & Kent attorney Stewart Ryan spoke with KYW Newsradio about New Jersey’s new law that expanded the statute of limitations for alleged victims of sex abuse. At the time of broadcast, KYW reported that 40 lawsuits were filed in the state against organizations like the Catholic Church and Boy Scouts of America. Laffey, Bucci & Kent attorneys filed four of those lawsuits on behalf of survivors of childhood sexual abuse and it will soon be followed by additional lawsuits by other survivors represented by the law firm. In addition, The Intelligencer also reported on this issue.
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
Attorney at Law magazine announced that Aaron Kouhoupt has joined the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Regulatory Compliance team in Cleveland as Of Counsel and brings more than 15 years of experience as both in-house and outside counsel for a variety of banks and financial institutions. He is currently licensed in Maine and earned a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden.
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
Philadelphia IP law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that it has hired Dr. Alia Orbin, Ph.D., J.D., an experienced registered patent attorney with expertise in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.
Philadelphia IP law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that it has hired Miki Yamaguchi to serve as the firm’s IP practice manager for its growing Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware offices.
Technical.ly Philadelphia featured the recent transformation of Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel’s state-of-the-art conference rooms. The intellectual property law firm recently worked with Haverford Systems to revamp and transition into new office spaces internally. With the help of Haverford Systems, Panitch Schwarze’s conference rooms were upgraded and now behold a wide array of technology suitable for any meeting.
Pine Run Retirement Community
The Bucks County Herald reported on page A9 of the December 12 publication that Pine Run Retirement Community recently held “Make-a-Wish” Day for its residents. During the special day, Pine Run’s staff members fulfilled wishes for seniors living in the community’s independent living cottages and apartments.
Stoel Rives LLP
Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that it has committed to the American Bar Association’s Well-Being Pledge. Launched by the ABA Working Group to Advance Well-Being in the Legal Profession, the campaign provides a framework to address the legal profession’s high rates of mental health and substance abuse issues.
Vanessa Soriano Power, managing partner of the firm’s Seattle office, was honored by the Puget Sound Business Journal as one of the inaugural “Power 100.” The Power 100 are people who shape their industries in the Puget Sound as influencers, innovators, and luminaries.
The Seattle Business magazine announced that experienced business attorney Kirsten L. Koester joined the Corporate Practice Group in the firm’s Seattle office as Of Counsel. For nearly 15 years Koester has counseled business clients in a wide range of complex corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, both nationally and internationally.
Willig, Williams & Davidson
Pennsylvania labor, employment and workers’ compensation law firm Willig, Williams & Davidson is proud to announce that partner Stuart W. Davidson was honored with a City of Justice award from Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE). Davidson serves on the advisory board of LAANE, the largest social justice advocacy group on the West Coast. He was recognized at the organization’s City of Justice Awards Dinner on Dec. 5 in Los Angeles.