Legal Public Relations Client Sightings
Law360.com, The Legal Intelligencer and Philadelphia Business Journal (subscriptions required) have all announced that zoning and real estate attorney Stephen G. Pollock has joined the firm as a partner. Pollock has more than 40 years’ experience and will lead the firm’s land use, zoning and development practice.
Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Business Journal and The Legal Intelligencer made the recent announcement that come January 1, 2019, after 20 years of steering Klehr Harrison, Bill Harvey will step down from his position as the firm’s managing partner. He will turn the reins over to Brad Krouse, the firm’s first managing partner that was not a founding partner.
Panitch Schwarze Bellisario & Nadel LLP
Trademark counsel Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Morgan was recently appointed to co-chair the IP Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section for the year ahead.
Penn Community Bank
The Perkasie’s News-Herald announced the bank’s partnership with the United Way of Bucks County’s Stuff the Bus school supply drive. The bank offered its 23 Bucks County branches as school supply drop off points. By the start of the school year, the bank had amassed enough supplies for 3,370 kids.
Employees of the bank took the time to help out at the Fresh Connect Bucks County’s Ottsville location. Fresh Connect Bucks County is a free farmers market distribution of fresh food in various locations throughout Bucks County. Fresh Connect is a collaboration of Bucks County Opportunity Council, Philabundance, Rolling Harvest Food Rescue and St. Mary Medical Center, supported by funding from United Way of Bucks County.
The Langhorne Times announced Cairn University and Penn Community Bank have teamed up to open a new restricted-access branch on campus to serve students, faculty, and staff.
The Intelligencer noted that Penn Community Bank donated $10K to the Village of Hope at Penn Foundation, a temporary housing shelter for those diagnosed with both a mental illness and a substance abuse disorder.
The Intelligencer, Bucks County Courier Times and Lehigh Valley Business (subscriptions required) have all announced the bank’s promotions of Georgann Berger McKenna and Dexter Lederer to Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer and Vice President, Real Estate Relationship Manager II respectively.
Education attorney, Katherine Meehan was featured in The Legal Intelligencer for an article she wrote regarding changes to the Pennsylvania Public School Code which contain, among other things, new school safety provisions.
Stoel Rives LLP
According to the Twin Cities Pioneer Press, attorney Andrew Piper worked with several homeowners whose properties were damaged from a city-built culvert in the Mahtomedi suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota. The city agreed to pay the homeowners a sum of $750,000 for repairs to their properties.
The Portland Business Journal reported that Stoel Rives and the Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE) have paired up to give start-ups the legal expertise needed in forming their businesses. With the help of Brianne Bridegum and Steven Boender, PIE will host information gatherings based on some of the matters most essential when starting a business.
MarketScreener.com mentioned that the firm hosted the National Filipino American Lawyers Association’s Mid-Year Leadership Summit with partner John Laney participating as a group founding member.
The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) has named its 2018 winners with partner Alex Oh as one of the Best Under 40. NAPABA awards are given based on the many Asian Pacific attorneys who have distinction and success in their respective law careers.
USClaims has been voted a top service provider in the ‘Best Of’ survey for Texas Law placing first in Consumer Litigation Funding Provider and ranked among the top three firms in surveys in Dallas and Houston.
Willig, Williams & Davidson
Ralph Teti, labor and campaign finance law partner at Willig, Williams and Davidson, spoke with KYW NewsRadio 1060 about Michael Cohen’s guilty plea implicating President Trump in campaign finance violations.
The Legal Intelligencer announced that James G. Glowacki, Jessica R. Brown and Jessica C. Caggiano have recently joined the firm with practice area specialties that focus on labor law, union representation, employee arbitration before state and federal courts, as well as negotiations and proceedings.