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Christopher Lucca joined Conrad O’Brien as an associate.

Lucca is based in the firm’s main office in Philadelphia and represents Fortune 500 companies, small businesses and individuals in business tort claims, contractual disputes, and complex personal injury matters.

He was a federal law clerk for U.S. District Judge Eduardo C. Robreno of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and, prior to joining Conrad O’Brien, was an associate at a Philadelphia law firm with a national practice.

Elected and Appointed

Blank Rome partner and member of the firm’s executive committee Anthony B. Haller was elected to serve on the executive committee of the American Inns of Court.

Haller also sits on the board of trustees of the American Inns of Court and is an executive committee member and past president of the Temple American Inn of Court.

At Blank Rome, Haller concentrates his practice on all aspects of labor and employment law, including preventative counseling, complex litigation and trial and appellate work.


Jessica Mazzeo of Griesing Law is scheduled to co-present “All Inclusive—How Chapters Can Create a Welcoming Environment” at the Association of Legal Administrators chapter Leadership Institute in Denver on July 20. Attendees will learn how to recognize and combat unconscious bias, how to be more inclusive with chapter members and business partners from all walks of life and how to take that inclusiveness and create a more welcoming chapter environment.

Mazzeo is a co-founder of Griesing Law and is the firm’s chief operating officer.


The Pennsylvania Bar Association presented awards that recognize outstanding leadership in the legal profession and extraordinary service and long-standing membership in the association.

Those honorees include:

• Kenneth J. Levin, Alexander & Pelli, 50-Year Member Award.

• James A. Rosenstein, Fineman Krekstein & Harris, 50-Year Member Award.

• Retired Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Edward E. Russell, 50-Year Member Award.

• W. Bourne Ruthrauff, Bennett Bricklin & Saltzburg, 50-Year Member Award.

• Leon Silverman, Stein & Silverman, 50-Year Member Award.

• Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Senior Judge Esther R. Sylvester, 50-Year Member Award.

• Edward C. Toole Jr., Pepper Hamilton, 50-Year Member Award.


More than 900 of Reed Smith’s lawyers and staff worldwide are participating in the global law firm’s “Get Moving Challenge.”

Launched by Reed Smith’s wellness works team, the Get Moving Challenge uses creative local activities, education, friendly competitions and technology to help its people increase their personal physical activity levels.

The six-week Get Moving Challenge has fired up the imagination of Reed Smith personnel throughout the United States, Europe, Middle East and Asia, with 27 of the firm’s offices already involved in local walks, runs and other planned fitness events organized by Get Moving Champions in each office.

The Wellness Works Team will award grand prizes to the three challenge participants who log the most physical activity in the period, as well as award weekly prizes to participants chosen randomly throughout the initiative, which ends July 20.