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Additions

John O’Donnell joined Martin Law as an associate in the workers’ compensation department.

Prior to joining the firm, O’Donnell was an associate at a Philadelphia area defense firm.

He comes to Martin Law with almost 20 years of experience representing both employers and employees, as well as experience with personal injury and employment law.

He also has experience representing injured workers with Act 534, Heart and Lung Act issues. O’Donnell received his law degree from Widener University School of Law in 1999.

Speakers

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Steve Feinour served as a moderator at the New York Stock Exchange’s ETF summit on May 1 in New York.

Feinour’s panel, “The Regulatory Landscape: Is 2018 the Year for Approval?” discussed the regulatory outlook for the approval of less transparent actively managed ETFs.

Feinour is a partner in Stradley Ronon’s investment management group and counsels investment companies and investment advisers in connection with various regulatory, compliance and transactional issues.

He advises clients on matters such as the formation, registration and ongoing regulation of investment companies, including index-based and actively managed ETFs.

Elected and Appointed

Michael P. Pierce, a partner in the law firm of Pierce & Hughes, is set to start a three-year term on the Pennsylvania Bar Association board of governors.

One of 12 zone governors who serve on the PBA board, Pierce will represent Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery County lawyers.

Active in the organized bar at both the state and local levels, Pierce has been a voting member of the PBA House of Delegates since 2013.

He served as the 2017-18 president of the Conference of County Bar Leaders, which organizes a yearly educational conference focusing on the exchange of bar association projects and ideas and on the development of mutually beneficial relationships among bar leaders that improve the legal professional system; facilitate access to legal services; and serve the 26,000 lawyers who are members of the association.

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Fineman Krekstein & Harris promoted two attorneys to partner, Joshua B. Horvitz and Scott C. Mahoney.

Horvitz has been an attorney in the firm’s real estate group since 2006.

He represents property owners and individuals and also serves as counsel to a number of area condominium associations.

Mahoney has been an attorney in the firm’s corporate and tax law group since 2007.

Mahoney works with businesses and individuals on transactional matters, tax matters and estate planning and administration.

Honored

Blank Rome associate Peter Tsoflias presented his fourth annual Peter I. Tsoflias Most Outstanding Member Award to Robert Monsour on April 23 at the Widener University Delaware Law School.

This award is given annually to a member of the Transactional Law Honor Society whose work and scholarship in, and dedication to, the society deserves special recognition above his or her peers.

The award was created in honor of Tsoflias, who founded Delaware Law School’s Transactional Law Honor Society while earning his J.D.

The TLHS is a program that helps students attain practical legal skills in the area of transactional law, and trains its members through workshops and lectures on the intricacies of business law and practice.