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Philadelphia lawyer Alan H. Molod is the recipient of the seventh annual Pennsylvania Bar Association W. Edward Sell Business Lawyer Award, which is set to be presented at the 2018 Business Law Institute in Philadelphia, Nov. 7-8.

Molod is being recognized for his contributions to the practice of business law in Pennsylvania.

Molod is of counsel to Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, where he focuses on business transactions.

Prior to that, he practiced corporate and LLC law, securities regulation and mergers and acquisitions at Wolf Block for 35 years.

A longtime member of the Title 15/business associations committee of the PBA business law section, Molod assisted in drafting the statutes governing the organization and operation of corporations, partnerships, LLCs, LLPs and other business entities, and is the author and editor of the three-volume “Pennsylvania Limited Liability Company Forms and Practice Manual,” for which he prepares annual supplements.

He is a contributor to “Pennsylvania Corporate Practice and Forms” and is a contributing editor to McGraw-Hill’s “The Mergers and Acquisitions Handbook.”


Karen A. Fahrner joined Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager in an of counsel capacity.

She most recently served as senior counsel at PNC Bank N.A.

Fahrner is an author, lecturer, course planner and volunteer for various nonprofit and other continuing education programs.

A fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fahrner’s honors and activities include the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Distinguished Women in Business Award and legislative appointment to the decedents’ estates laws advisory committee of the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission.


McNees Wallace & Nurick added Errin McCaulley to its firm.

McCaulley joins the McNees Wallace energy and environment practice group.

While studying at Penn State Law, McCaulley worked at the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law focusing on food safety and environmental law developments affecting agriculture in Pennsylvania, such as the Food Safety Modernization Act and Clean Water Act.

He also interned with the Rural Economic Development Clinic assisting clients with various legal issues including nonprofit formation, guidance concerning the National Flood Insurance Program and farmland leasing.


The funeral service for Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads lawyer Gregory Harvey is set for 11 a.m. on Oct. 20 at Christ Church located at 2nd and Market Streets in Philadelphia.