Events

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads is set to host the Philadelphia Bar Association's green ribbon committee's annual roundtable at 8:30 a.m. September 10 at the firm's Philadelphia office.

The meeting will feature guest speaker Andrew Stober, chief of staff for the Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities, to discuss Philadelphia's new bike-sharing program.

Montgomery McCracken partner Tricia Sadd is co-chair of the green ribbon committee.

Speakers

Leona Mogavero, of counsel in the bankruptcy department of Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg, was a speaker at the National Business Institute's CLE seminar titled "Pennsylvania Foreclosures and Workouts."

Mogavero concentrates her practice in the area of creditors' rights and bankruptcy.

Michael J. Engle, a partner at Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores, participated as a panel member at a session titled "Making an Effective Sentencing Hearing Presentation" at the recent Federal Bench Bar Conference.

Engle's practice has included cases ranging from state court matters to white-collar investigations and prosecutions.

He has handled numerous cases in state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

His clients include individuals, professionals and public officials, as well as corporate clients.

Additions

Matthew Walker joined K&L Gates as a partner in the energy, infrastructure and resources practice.

With a focus on construction law and dispute resolution, Walker has experience in International Chamber of Commerce arbitrations and alternative dispute resolution in Qatar, as well as in the wider Middle East region and beyond.

John P. Sullivan joined Volpe and Koenig as an associate.

Sullivan concentrates his practice on trademark, trade dress and unfair competition law, as well as IP licensing and litigation.

At his previous firm, he represented international clients on design patent and trademark infringement, and unfair competition cases.

Announcements

The Legal is looking for online-only contributing writers to regularly produce columns focusing on a specific legal practice area for the website.

The columns can be written on a monthly, bimonthly or quarterly basis and should be around 1,000 words.

Potential practice areas include, but are not limited to: energy law, social media, cyberlaw, liquor law, intellectual property, law firm management, ethics and family law.

Examples of such articles can be found under the "Columns" section on The Legal's website at www.thelegalintelligencer.com.