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Elected and Appointed

Nicole Daller was promoted to partner of the Law Office of Vicki Kuftic Horne.

Daller was with the firm for more than eight years before her promotion. During that time, she focused her civil law practice as a trial attorney in employment and securities matters.

Daller tries cases before both the state and federal courts as well as arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

She also routinely provides contract review and negotiation services as well as representation in unemployment matters.

The Law Office of Vicki Kuftic Horne is a boutique law firm focused on representation of executives and professionals in employment relationships, individual customers who have experienced investment losses, and the resolution of small business disputes.

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Gawthrop Greenwood was appointed solicitor of the Chester County Coroner’s Office.

Gawthrop Greenwood partner Anthony T. Verwey will serve as lead solicitor, continuing the firm’s service as legal advocates for government entities.

Verwey’s team includes attorneys Robert Jefferson and Jessica Wiesak from Gawthrop Greenwood’s government and education law department, which provides legal counsel to cities, townships, boroughs, police departments, planning commissions, municipal authorities and zoning hearing boards.

The firm advocates at government meetings; advises elected boards on governance, open records and other issues; litigates municipal, school, land development and zoning matters through appeal; and drafts legislative and policy documents for municipal governments.

Gawthrop Greenwood also supports education and special education law, where attorneys serve the needs of educators, schools, families and students facing a variety of challenges.

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Whitney E. Snyder was named partner at Hawke, McKeon & Sniscak.

A graduate of Widener University Commonwealth Law School, Snyder joined Hawke McKeon as an associate in August 2013.

With experience in administrative and appellate litigation, Snyder regularly represents clients in the pipeline safety, natural gas, electricity and municipal and private water sectors before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, as well as state and federal appellate courts.

Snyder currently serves as chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association public utility law section.

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