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Additions

Joe Jesiolowski joined Conrad O’Brien as a litigation associate.

Jesiolowski is based in the firm’s main office in Philadelphia. He will represent clients in commercial and securities litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Jesiolowski was an associate at a Philadelphia-based national law firm with a national practice.

He also served as a law clerk for former Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons Jr. of the Delaware Court of Chancery.

Jesiolowski earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

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The Law Offices of Manuela Morais welcomed its newest attorney Cherylle C. Corpuz, a professional with more than 25 years’ experience in employment- and family-based immigration matters.

In her role, she will counsel a broad range of individual and institutional clients on immigration matters and will be available to advocate before immigration and federal courts.

She has knowledge of federal court litigation, immigrant investors and I-9 and related compliance training.

Corpuz joins Morais Law having most recently been partner and chair of the immigration practice group with a Philadelphia-based, full-service firm.

She managed the immigration practice for a Philadelphia-based AmLaw 100 firm, was vice president with the legal services department of a nonprofit organization and founded her own practice.

She established a pro-bono domestic violence representation project, Safety in Numbers, and litigated multiple precedent decisions in the U.S. Courts of Appeals.

Corpuz frequently presents on immigration law at panels and conferences. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Citizens Diplomacy International and the Pennsylvania Bar Association, as well as a supporter of the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity.

She is admitted as a licensed practicing attorney in Pennsylvania and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third and Fourth Circuits.

Speakers

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner Patrick R. Kingsley served as a panelist for the Strafford CLE webinar, “Performance Bonds and CGL Insurance in Construction Projects: Navigating Interplay Between Insurance and Surety.”

The panel of construction practitioners explained the distinction between insurance and suretyship, identified potential overlap between commercial general liability policies and performance bonds, and discussed best practices to minimize risk on construction projects.

Kingsley is chair of Stradley Ronon’s alternate dispute resolution and construction practice groups.

He handles a variety of complex commercial disputes, focusing much of his practice on construction and surety litigation.

He frequently serves as an arbitrator and mediator.

Announcements

Attention young lawyers!

Send in your questions for a new Q&A advice column for the Young Lawyers page in The Legal. A panel of experts from the law firm Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis will answer a few selected questions in each monthly column, advising young lawyers about their career, professional development, office politics, business development, pro bono work, relationships with mentors and colleagues, and so on.

Email your questions to krearick@alm.com.