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Elected and Appointed

H. Jeffrey Brahin of Brahin Law Offices presented a program at the Greater BucksMont Chamber of Commerce on “Does Your Corporation Really Protect You? Piercing the Corporate Veil.”

The program focused on different ways that a creditor or plaintiff can attempt to obtain a judgment against a shareholder, director or officer of a business, and what a business can do to help to protect itself.

Brahin concentrates his practice in business and real estate matters.


Rothman Gordon attorney Nicolas J. Sasso was recognized by Legal Aid of Arkansas with the 2017-18 Pro Bono Service Award.

Sasso participated in the Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for the Elderly program.

Sasso assists clients with elder law and estates and trusts issues.

He received his J.D. from Ohio Northern University College of Law after studying law at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Sasso joined Rothman Gordon last November, having previously practiced in Arkansas.


Eric D. Kitcho joined Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir as an associate in the litigation and employment and labor groups.

Kitcho focuses his practice on general civil litigation.

In his labor and employment practice, Kitcho defends employers in claims arising under Title VII, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and Family and Medical Leave Act.

He also handles cases involving trade secrets and breaches of restrictive covenants.


Tucker Arensberg added Katherine A. Janocsko to the firm as an associate in the Pittsburgh office.

She is a member of the municipal and school, real estate and land use/zoning groups.

Her practice focuses on municipal law, real estate and zoning.

In the area of municipal law, she has provided legal counsel to elected officials at public meetings in compliance with the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act.

In land use/zoning matters, Janocsko has appeared before zoning hearing boards, drafted zoning ordinance amendments, and facilitated completion of comprehensive plan in compliance with Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.


Saxton & Stump opened a new office in Malvern as of April 23.

The office at 100 Deerfield Lane will allow the firm to connect with existing clients in the area and reach new clients in need of legal and consulting services in matters relating to health care and commercial litigation, labor and employment, corporate and business, construction and trusts and estates.

The Malvern office will be led by Philadelphia resident Steven D. Costello, who for more than 30 years has focused his practice on health care malpractice litigation.

In addition, the office will be staffed with several attorneys and professionals. The Malvern office is Saxton & Stump’s third office in Pennsylvania, with other offices in Lancaster and Harrisburg.


Several employees at McNees Wallace & Nurick volunteered at Mission Central in Mechanicsburg.

Participants helped with Mission Central’s flood relief effort, sorted items for distribution and conducted yard work around the facility.

A total of 11 employees spent half of their workday at Mission Central. Daphne Moore and Tricia Cordivano separated books into various genres.

Lisa Barker, Sarah Bede, Connie Collins, Tracy Finkenbinder, Dana Grubb, Kathi Lipinsky, Jill Seaman and Cathy Wright verified cleaning kits to be used for flood relief.

Yard cleanup was taken on by Kristen Grendzinski.