Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry
The Legal Intelligencer reported results of recent elections of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry attorneys Matthew S. Olesh was elected assistant treasurer of the Board of Governors and Jennifer Weidler Karpchuk was appointed as secretary of the Tax Section’s Ttate and Local Tax Committee for the Philadelphia Bar Association.
Senior counsel at the Philadelphia office of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry, Matthew S. Olesh had an article featured in the Philadelphia Bar Reporter. As chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Olesh’s article probes how members can impact the YLD.
Jacobs Law Group
The Legal Intelligencer announced that Jacobs Law Group has added attorney Joseph M. Profy to the firm. Profy has more than two decades of experience in complex corporate, commercial and shareholder matters as well as litigation.
Neal Jacobs of Jacobs Law Group presented a CLE for the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Bench Bar program in Atlantic City. The presentation entitled, “Business Divorce: Get the Clients, Not the Goldfish,” discussed the practice area devoted to resolving intra-company owner disputes.
New Vitae Wellness and Recovery
The Philadelphia Psychiatric Society has bestowed the Benjamin Rush Award to Joseph Foderaro of New Vitae Wellness and Recovery. The award is given to a non-psychiatrist for recognition of their exceptional work in the field.
New Vitae Wellness and Recovery has achieved accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) as they have exhibited a high level of quality standards in their services for those they support with brain injury.
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
Gail Ruopp, Executive Director of the Philadelphia intellectual property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, was recently quoted in an article, “Why Law Firms Should Already Be Embracing the Mobile Workforce” by Jessica L. Mazzeo about the firm’s work-from-home policy and office move in 2018. The article addressed how law firms should shift their focus to adapting to a more mobile workforce of younger lawyers. Read the full article in The Legal Intelligencer.
Delaware Business Now published an article about Comcast expanding its fiber network in Delaware and quoted Evan Kozierachi, IT manager for the intellectual property law firm Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, which has offices in both Philadelphia and Delaware.
Penn Community Bank
The Bucks County Courier Times noted that Family Service Association of Bucks County has honored Penn Community Bank as the Corporate Citizen of the Year.
The Pennsylvania Patch noted that Bruce Iacobucci, former president (retired) of First Federal of Bucks County prior to their unification with First Savings Bank of Perkasie to form Penn Community Bank, has been named to the board of directors for Penn Community Bank.
Stoel Rives LLP
The Portland Tribune has recently announced the best places to work for LGBTQ equality for employees and Stoel Rives LLP, one of only six other companies in the Portland area, has received 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index.
Stoel Rives LLP partner Robert Van Brocklin has been appointed to the Oregon Transportation Commission. Responsible for overseeing the state’s transportation planning and development, it also works within a $5 billion biennial transportation budget.
Stoel Rives LLP partner Robert Manicke has been appointed as judge for Oregon Tax Court by Governor Kate Brown.
National Public Radio interviewed Stoel Rives partner and tax attorney Greg Jenner about the new tax code and how the IRS has to interpret the provisions for 2018 taxes to be properly filed.
USClaims received another award, this time from the Connecticut Law Tribune for Best Law Firm Funding Provider and Best Consumer Litigation Funding Provider categories in the publication’s “Best of,” survey where readers are asked to vote on the legal service providers.
Willig, Williams & Davidson
Willig, Williams & Davidson’s Ryan Hancock appeared on local news magazine radio KYW’s program Flashpoint as part of a panel discussion about sexual harassment, assault and the #metoo social media campaign. To hear the full episode, click here.
Deborah Willig, Managing Partner at Willig, Williams & Davidson, was interviewed by Vernon Odom on 6ABC in regard to the recent media and political figures who have been accused of sexual misconduct in the workplace. To see the interview, click here.
Law.com and The Legal Intelligencer announced the transition team for Philadelphia’s new District Attorney Larry Krasner which includes employment law attorney Ryan Hancock from Willig, Williams & Davidson.