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Dean V. Krishna joined Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young’s Philadelphia office as counsel from Dechert.

A member of Stradley Ronon’s tax practice group, Krishna advises on matters including U.S. and international mergers and acquisitions, acquisition financing, syndicated lending arrangements, securities offerings, structured finance transactions, business restructurings, and general domestic and cross-border tax planning.

Krishna graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and also earned a certificate in business and public policy from the Wharton School.

He obtained an LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law.


Flaster Greenberg added three attorneys to the firm.

Daniel B. Markind joined the firm as a shareholder, bringing with him an aviation practice and over 35 years of experience as a real estate and corporate transaction attorney.

Tax attorney Eric Loi and trusts and estates attorney Courtney Dolaway Zeuner also joined the Flaster Greenberg team.

Loi assists clients on a wide range of complex tax issues involving all aspects of business and individual estate planning and previously worked as an associate at Norris McLaughlin & Marcus.

Zeuner focuses her practice on estate planning, estate administration, business succession and general corporate matters and represents individuals and business owners in their estate plans and corporate planning.

Prior to joining the firm, she worked as a senior associate at Baratta, Russell & Baratta.


Griesing Law founder and managing member Francine Griesing is a finalist for the National Association of Women Business Owners’ Woman Business Owner of the Year Award.

She is set to be honored at the National Women’s Business Conference in Spokane, Washington, this September and will be included on a panel with the other finalists on “Million-Dollar Success Stories.”

Griesing’s practice focuses primarily on providing clients with expertise in defending high stakes litigation arising out of complex business transactions and handling sensitive employment matters for corporate clients through litigation and alternate dispute resolution.


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, email Zack Needles at

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