Angie Gambone, Flaster Greenberg

Elected and Appointed

Angie Gambone, a family law attorney at Flaster Greenberg, was chosen to teach at Rutgers Law School at the Camden, New Jersey, campus this spring.

As an adjunct professor, Gambone will draw on her experience in family law to teach family law motion practice, a skills-based simulation course for upper level law students.

Gambone is a member of Flaster Greenberg’s litigation and family law practice groups. She concentrates her practice in the areas of complex family law, divorce and custody matters. She also focuses her practice on adoption, family formation and the family law needs of nontraditional and LGBT families.

Gambone was named an “Outstanding Woman of the Year” in the category of law by The Burlington County Advisory Council on Women, a “Leader of the Bar” by the New Jersey Law Journal, an “Awesome Attorney” by South Jersey Magazine, and was selected by South Jersey Biz magazine as a member of their 2016 20 Under 40 class. Most recently, she was named among the “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40” in the US by the National LGBT Bar Association.

Admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Gambone received her J.D. from Rutgers University.

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Jordan Strokovsky, a trial lawyer at McEldrew Young, was recently elected to serve two positions within the Philadelphia Bar Association: executive committee member of the young lawyers division and treasurer of the state civil litigation section.

Through the Bar Association, Strokovsky founded the YLD running group, helped organize a CLE on jury selection for the Bench-Bar Conference, hosted YLD’s annual bootcamp for newer lawyers and law students, and introduced puppy yoga to the Bar with the assistance of the wellness committee and Morris Animal Refuge, where he serves on the nonprofit’s board.

At McEldrew Young, Strokovsky represents catastrophically injured clients in a diverse range of cases including medical malpractice, birth injury, truck accidents, premises liability, product liability, civil rights and sexual assault.

Additions

Curtin & Heefner announced that Jeremy A. Whalen joined the firm as an associate in the firm’s property damage department.

Whalen, a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, concentrates his practice on insurance defense.

Whalen is a 2017 graduate of the University of New Hampshire School of Law and is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Whalen, who will practice out of the Firm’s Yardley office, has experience in coverage issues and the defense of insurers both in and out of court.

He will be defending insurers in breach of contract and bad faith claims.

Announcements

Mary Donohue is celebrating 70 years of working at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel. She began her employment at the firm Jan. 24, 1949.

Donohue occupyied three different firm buildings, completing thousands of hours of work and working with the original four partners, and the firm’s namesakes, Leon J. Obermayer, G. Ruhland Rebmann Jr., David F. Maxwell and John F.E. Hippel.

Donohue began her career at Obermayer with an offer from Rebmann, turning down an offer at General Electric.

She was 17 years old and just graduated high school when she started as a clerk in the file department. Over time, she took on roles as a secretary and as the firm’s office manager before entering into her lifelong career as a paralegal.

Donohue focuses her practice on fiduciary matters, including trusts and estates, mortgages and foreclosures.

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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 zneedles@alm.com.

Correction

In the People in the News section published Jan. 24 in The Legal, the photo used was not of former Sen. John C. Rafferty, Jr.