Elected and appointed

Lloyd Freeman, an attorney with Archer & Greiner, was elected to serve on the board of directors of the Garden State Bar Association, which works to enhance and improve the status of minority attorneys in New Jersey.

Freeman practices litigation in state and federal courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

He has experience in complex commercial litigation, litigation related to intellectual property and real estate transactions, and consumer fraud actions.

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Patrick J. Murphy, a litigation partner with Fox Rothschild, was reappointed by President Obama to the West Point board of visitors.

The board provides independent advice and recommendations to the president on matters relating to West Point, including morale and discipline, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods and any other matters relating to the academy that the board decides to consider.

Murphy was first appointed to the board of visitors in 2011.

At the firm, he advises a broad range of clients on legislative, regulatory, public policy and advocacy matters.

Events

Anderson Kill is scheduled to present a free CLE seminar from 3 to 5 p.m. October 24 at the Union League, 140 S. Broad St., Philadelphia.

The seminar is titled “Incorporating Supply Chain and Enterprise Risk Management Into Your Insurance Program and Captive Structure.”

It is intended to help attendees better understand supply chain exposures and challenges created by global catastrophic events.

Panelists will highlight company supply chain risks and the difficulties they present in meeting contractual obligations.

To register, call 212-278-1400, email seminars@andersonkill.com or visit http://goo.gl/Bom504.

Additions

Amanda Haverstick joined Reed Smith‘s Philadelphia office as counsel in the firm’s labor and employment practice group.

She focuses her practice on defending employers in employment and benefits litigation and agency proceedings.

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Kenneth D’Alessandro joined the Webb Law Firm.

He has more than 30 years of experience in obtaining and enforcing electrical, computer science, materials science and medical technology patents.

He focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law, including preparing, prosecuting and litigating patents, trademarks, trade secrets and copyrights, as well as related licensing and transactions.

Speakers

Kimberly Alford Rice of KLA Marketing Associates presented “Top Habits of Highly Successful Rainmakers” to the Philadelphia Bar Association‘s Women in the Profession Committee.

She outlined how women lawyers can build a solid book of clients through strategic relationship-building action steps and how to develop a “marketing mindset” to identify prospective business opportunities among a growing network.

For nearly 25 years of practice, Rice has assisted in building, advising and supporting in-house marketing, business development and training efforts at a number of law firms, ranging from solos to Am Law 200 firms.

Announcements

The Delaware Business Court Insider is seeking contributors to provide analysis and insight into recent Delaware Court of Chancery decisions, as well as litigation and issues currently of interest to the business law community.

Potential topics that would be appropriate include, but are not limited to, arbitration, books-and-records requests, breach of contract lawsuits, controlling stockholder litigation, derivative claims, discovery disputes in commercial litigation, corporate dissolution, breach of fiduciary duty lawsuits, intellectual property litigation, jurisdictional battles in corporate litigation, merger and acquisition lawsuits, special committee decisions, corporate governance, limited liability company litigation and limited partnership agreement litigation.

Examples of articles written for DBCI are available online at www.delbizcourt.com. For more information, contact Ben Seal at bseal@alm.com. •