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Elected and Appointed

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads associate Ernest D. Holtzheimer was elected to the executive advisory board of Special Olympics Pennsylvania to serve for a three-year term.

He will be responsible for promotion of the organization, fundraising and outreach.

Holtzheimer is a member of Montgomery McCracken’s litigation department.

He has experience handling matters ­involving entity formation, commercial contracts and intellectual property protection.

He also has experience handling a variety of legal issues in areas including nonprofit organizations, higher education law and securities law.

Holtzheimer received his law degree from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and his master’s degree from Rowan University.

Events

Widener Law Commonwealth is set to host a program to showcase eight model sustainability ordinances drafted by Widener Commonwealth law students Nov. 18 at Widener Commonwealth’s administration building in Harrisburg.

The students are closely supervised by Widener Commonwealth faculty and the general counsel of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.

Building on these presentations, the ­program also includes an explanation of the ethical responsibility of lawyers to analyze legal problems through the lens of sustainable development.

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The Philadelphia Association of Paralegals held an education conference at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Conference Center in the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia.

Speakers

Samuel E. Cohen, shareholder in the ­securities and investments professional liability practice group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, was a speaker at the Cadaret, Grant & Co. Inc. adviser forum.

His presentation, “Protecting Seniors, a Priority for FINRA, State and Federal Legislators and Arbitration Panels,” discussed renewed efforts by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. and state and federal regulatory authorities to protect the aging senior population from financial fraud and 
exploitation.

Cohen focuses his practice in the ­defense of broker-dealers and investment professionals.

He represents clients in court, before state and federal regulatory authorities and in arbitration, expungement and enforcement actions and investigations before the FINRA.

He obtained his bachelor’s and law ­degree from Temple University.

He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Announcements

The Legal is seeking contributing authors for its weekly In-House Counsel column. Articles can cover a broad range of ­subjects but should be of particular interest to ­in-house counsel.

Contact Kristie Rearick at krearick@alm.com for more information or to submit a proposal.

Elected and Appointed

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads associate Ernest D. Holtzheimer was elected to the executive advisory board of Special Olympics Pennsylvania to serve for a three-year term.

He will be responsible for promotion of the organization, fundraising and outreach.

Holtzheimer is a member of Montgomery McCracken ‘s litigation department.

He has experience handling matters ­involving entity formation, commercial contracts and intellectual property protection.

He also has experience handling a variety of legal issues in areas including nonprofit organizations, higher education law and securities law.

Holtzheimer received his law degree from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law and his master’s degree from Rowan University.

Events

Widener Law Commonwealth is set to host a program to showcase eight model sustainability ordinances drafted by Widener Commonwealth law students Nov. 18 at Widener Commonwealth’s administration building in Harrisburg.

The students are closely supervised by Widener Commonwealth faculty and the general counsel of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.

Building on these presentations, the ­program also includes an explanation of the ethical responsibility of lawyers to analyze legal problems through the lens of sustainable development.

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The Philadelphia Association of Paralegals held an education conference at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute Conference Center in the Wanamaker Building in Philadelphia.

Speakers

Samuel E. Cohen, shareholder in the ­securities and investments professional liability practice group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin , was a speaker at the Cadaret, Grant & Co. Inc. adviser forum.

His presentation, “Protecting Seniors, a Priority for FINRA, State and Federal Legislators and Arbitration Panels,” discussed renewed efforts by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. and state and federal regulatory authorities to protect the aging senior population from financial fraud and 
exploitation.

Cohen focuses his practice in the ­defense of broker-dealers and investment professionals.

He represents clients in court, before state and federal regulatory authorities and in arbitration, expungement and enforcement actions and investigations before the FINRA.

He obtained his bachelor’s and law ­degree from Temple University.

He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Announcements

The Legal is seeking contributing authors for its weekly In-House Counsel column. Articles can cover a broad range of ­subjects but should be of particular interest to ­in-house counsel.

Contact Kristie Rearick at krearick@alm.com for more information or to submit a proposal.