Events

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young raised more than $5,000 for the fight against diabetes in the Step Out Walk and 5K run in Philadelphia. The event, which attracted over 1,000 walkers and runners, raised funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy programs. Stradley Ronon was the second overall company team in contributing to finding the cure for diabetes.

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising walk. Stradley Ronon has long been active in community service and fundraising.

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The Pennsylvania Association of Defense Counsel is set to hold a CLE program titled “Ethical Requirements in Maintaining Cyber Security” on Jan. 15, at Estia Restaurant in Philadelphia.

Speakers

Jessica Mazzeo spoke at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Women in the Profession Commission Meeting on Tuesday.

Mazzeo presented “Taking Charge of Your Career” during the Profession Full Commission meeting and program at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute CLE Conference Center.

Mazzeo is co-founder and chief operating officer at Griesing Law.

Elected and Appointed

Steven K. Mignogna, a partner in Archer’s Haddonfield, New Jersey, office, was named to the advisory committee of the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. As a board member, Mignogna will help to implement the goals of the institute.

With over 3,000 attendees, the Heckerling Institute is a conference for estate planning professionals, trust officers, accountants, charitable giving professionals, insurance advisers, elder law specialists, wealth management professionals, educators and nonprofit advisers.

Mignogna focuses his practice on commercial litigation, with a concentration on probate matters, estates, fiduciaries, guardianships and real estate. He is co-chair of the firm’s estates and trusts department and chair of the estate and trust litigation group.

Mignogna has lectured and published both locally and nationally. He is principal author of the treatise “Estate and Trust Litigation,” and editor and contributing author of “The New Jersey Estate Planning Manual” and “The New Jersey Probate Procedures Book,” all published by the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Announcements

The Delaware Business Court Insider is seeking contributors to provide analysis and insight into recent Delaware Court of Chancery decisions, as well as litigation and issues currently of interest to the business law community.

Potential topics that would be appropriate include, but are not limited to, arbitration, books-and-records requests, breach of contract lawsuits, controlling stockholder litigation, derivative claims, discovery disputes in commercial litigation, corporate dissolution, breach of fiduciary duty lawsuits, intellectual property litigation, jurisdictional battles in corporate litigation, merger and acquisition lawsuits, special committee decisions, corporate governance, limited liability company litigation and limited partnership agreement litigation.

Examples of articles written for DBCI are available online at www.delbizcourt.com. For more information, contact Kristie Rearick at krearick@alm.com.