Elected and Appointed

Stephanie Carfley was elected to the membership of McNees Wallace & Nurick.

Carfley is a member of McNees Wallace’s litigation and injunction groups, and works out of both the Lancaster and State College, Pa., offices.

Her practice focuses on business and commercial litigation and dispute resolution in areas such as employment disputes, restrictive covenant agreements, trade secret misappropriation and other business torts, transactional disputes, health care and other commercial civil litigation.

Cindy Berger of Berger and Green was elected president of the National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives.

NOSSCR is the largest organization of attorneys advocating for the rights of claimants trying to receive Social Security disability benefits.

For more than 35 years, Berger has represented people in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania in their claims for Social Security disability benefits.

David J. Rosenberg, Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby partner and co-chair of the firm’s insurance coverage group, was elected vice president of The Foundation of the International Association of Defense Counsel board.

The foundation works to make an impact on the civil justice system by providing educational opportunities for the public and the legal community on current litigation issues and works on projects to advance the legal system throughout the world.

Rosenberg concentrates his legal practice on insurance and commercial litigation, handling matters including bad faith, construction litigation, premises liability, products liability and toxic tort.

Sean M. Shultz of Saidis, Sullivan & Rogers was sworn in as a council member of the Carlisle Borough Council.

Shultz was appointed chairperson of the sustainability and community planning committee that is responsible for land development/zoning issues and sustainability initiatives.

He was also appointed to the employee relations and citizen participation committee.

Shultz is based in the firm’s Carlisle, Pa., office, and serves individual and entity clients in a broad range of personal and business legal issues.

The Young Leaders Group of the Urban Land Institute in Pittsburgh named Meyer, Unkovic & Scott attorney Gary M. Sanderson as vice co-chair.

The Young Leaders Group is a subgroup of the Urban Land Institute Pittsburgh District Council.

Sanderson is a member of Meyer Unkovic’s real estate and lending, corporate and business law, litigation and dispute resolution, employment law and employee benefits, and international law and immigration groups.

He represents clients in complex business transactions and disputes.

Additions

Kevin J. Conrad joined Lamb McErlane as a senior associate.

Prior to joining Lamb McErlane, Conrad was of counsel for 10 years at a Montgomery County law firm.

He has a multidimensional practice in areas including business law, civil litigation, estate planning, trust and estate administration, Orphan’s Court litigation and real estate.

Announcements

The Legal and Pennsylvania Law Weekly are looking for verdicts and settlements to report.

If you’re a plaintiffs or defense attorney who has obtained a verdict or settlement in Pennsylvania county or federal court recently, contact Zack Needles at zneedles@alm.com or Max Mitchell at mmitchell@alm.com.

Correction

In the article titled “Gym Ordered to Pay After Shooting on Basketball Court,” published March 11 in the Law Weekly, the plaintiff’s demand should have been stated as $1 million.