Speakers

Kellie A. McGowan is scheduled serve as faculty at a Pennsylvania Bar Institute real estate seminar Thursday in Philadelphia.

McGowan is one of three faculty to participate in this real estate seminar titled “Key Mistakes to Avoid with Residential Agreements of Sale,” to be held at the PBI Philadelphia conference center and simulcast in multiple Pennsylvania locations.

The panel is set to focus on 2019 revisions to the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors form residential agreement and discuss key issues often encountered in practice.

McGowan is a shareholder in the real estate, land use and zoning and banking practice groups at Eastburn and Gray.

She represents clients throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey in residential and commercial real estate matters.

She also represents clients in zoning, land development and general land use matters.

She frequently serves as a faculty member for various educational seminars in Pennsylvania.

Events

The Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel is scheduled to hold a CLE program titled “Jury Selection: Art or Science” starting 12:30 p.m. March 19 at Del Frisco’s Steakhouse in Philadelphia.

One substantive CLE credit is offered. Price is $90, which includes lunch.

For more information, please call 844-744-5600.

Elected and Appointed

Robert Wiygul, of counsel at Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, was recently elected to the board of directors of the Public Interest Law Center.

Wiygul focuses his practice on commercial litigation, environmental litigation and complex insurance coverage litigation.

He graduated from Yale Law School and served for two years as a law clerk to Judge Anthony J. Scirica of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

The Public Interest Law Center uses high-impact legal strategies to advance the civil, social and economic rights of communities in the Philadelphia region facing discrimination, inequality and poverty.

It uses litigation, community education, advocacy and organizing to secure their ­access to fundamental resources and services.

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Bruce P. Merenstein, chair of the appellate practice group for Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, was selected as a fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.

Merenstein’s litigation practice ranges from first and second-chairing jury trials to handling state and federal court appeals to serving as court-appointed special master in a number of complex federal cases.

He has experience mediating difficult disputes and is responsible for appeals covering a wide variety of subject matters.

Merenstein served as vice-chair of the firm’s litigation department from 2013 to 2016 and chair of the firm’s pro bono committee from 2010 to 2015.

He was an adjunct professor of appellate advocacy at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law from 2007 to 2015.

AAAL is a nonprofit organization aimed at advancing the administration of justice and promoting the highest standards of professionalism and advocacy in appellate courts.

Announcement

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. •