News station Fox34.com announced that Gavelytics, a Los Angeles-based legal technology software company, has completed its judicial analytics platform in the Bay Area, with the addition of Alameda County, Calif. Millions of trial court dockets, rulings, and other litigation documents from Northern California complete the geographic coverage of Gavelytics’ artificial intelligence (AI) legaltech platform in the state.
Laffey, Bucci & Kent, LLP
Patch.com in Philadelphia announced that attorney H. Nellie Fitzpatrick has been named among the 40 Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 nationwide by the National LGBT Bar Association. The annual award honors LGBTQ+ legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves and have demonstrated a commitment to LGBTQ+ equality.
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
The Washington Post, Attorney at Law magazine and the Washington, D.C. Business Journal announced that Megan Starace Ben’Ary has joined the firm’s Consumer Financial Services Litigation and Commercial Litigation teams in Washington, DC as a Member (Partner).
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
Philadelphia IP law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is proud to announce that it has added a technical advisor with a background in engineering to its team of intellectual property attorneys and advisors. Jason N. Thompson is a technical advisor and experienced mechanical engineer focusing on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in thermodynamics, biomechanics and fluid systems.
Philadelphia intellectual property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is pleased to announce that it has hired Dr. Kayla Metzger, a registered patent agent with a doctoral degree in neuroscience.
Penn Community Bank
The Philadelphia Tribune announced that K. Bernard Tynes, Director of Marketing Strategy & Data Analytics, has been named among Philadelphia’s Most Influential African Americans. Tynes was honored at the Tribune’s annual awards ceremony and event on Sept. 19 at the Philadelphia Convention Center.
Pine Run Retirement Community
The Bucks County Herald featured (October 10 edition on page A4) the grand opening of Pine Run Retirement Community’s new community center devoted to healthy living on Oct. 2. Amenities in the 37,000-square-foot building include indoor and outdoor dining venues, entertainment galleries, a swimming pool and fitness facilities.
Stoel Rives LLP
The Portland Business Journal, CorporateCounsel.com and Reuters Business News all announced Stoel Rives LLP’s participation in Diversity Lab’s Move The Needle Fund (MTN), a five-year model program intended to help five law firms nationwide reach aggressive, measurable diversity and inclusion goals they set for themselves. The firms will work in collaboration with each other and more than two dozen general counsels, as well as an advisory group of influential leaders from the legal community.
The Seattle Business Magazine announced that partner Alex Mertens has been selected as a recipient of the Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40 award for 2019. The honorees were selected from several hundred nominees based on their career achievements, leadership, influence and impact within their communities and industries. The winners were honored at an event on September 27.
Above the Law announced that Stoel Rives has achieved Mansfield Rule 2.0 Plus Certification, affirming that it considers at least 30 percent women, lawyers of color, and LGBTQ+ lawyers for leadership and governance roles, equity partner promotions, formal client pitch opportunities, and senior lateral positions.
Law.com featured an article cowritten by partner Bao Vu and Firm Managing Partner Elect, Melissa Jones that discussed social media influencers and the dos and don’ts of using them in your own social media and blog posts.
Land use attorney Sarah Stauffer Curtiss has been elected chair of the Real Estate and Land Use (RELU) Section of the Oregon State Bar. She will lead the section’s executive committee, which oversees services provided to members. Curtiss’s one-year term will begin in January 2020.
Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to sponsor the opening night reception for the 8th annual Women in Agribusiness Summit, to be held Sept. 25 to 27 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. The summit provides professional development opportunities for executive-level women in agriculture through opportunities to network with influential executives in the industry and attend panel discussions on the latest trends, outlooks and innovations.
Willig, Williams & Davidson
Willig, Williams & Davidson is pleased to announce that the Philadelphia Business Journal has ranked it among the top woman-owned businesses in Philadelphia.
The Legal Intelligencer announced that Philadelphia labor, employment, and workers’ compensation law firm Willig, Williams & Davidson added attorney William J. Campbell IV to the firm. Inspired by the solidarity and resolve demonstrated by working people across the world, Campbell focuses his practice on labor law.