James P. Anelli, White and Williams.

James P. Anelli Firm: White and Williams Location: Philadelphia Born: 1959 Practice Areas: Labor and Employment Partnership Date: Nov. 1, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, 2018, LeClairRyan, 2007-2018, Seiden Wayne, 1997-2007 (merged with LeClairRyan); Riker Danzig, 1993-1997; Friedman & Siegelbaum (now Goodwin Procter), 1986-1993,

U.S. Department of Justice, 1984-1986 Law School: New York Law School, J.D., 1984, cum laude College: Rutgers College, B.S., 1981

Sarah E. Argo, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Sarah E. Argo Firm: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Practice Areas: Premises liability-defense, motor vehicle, products liability, insurance coverage/bad faith litigation, municipal liiability, trucking & transportation liability, liquor liability Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2012-2018; Cefalo & Associates, associate, 2009-2012 Law School: Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2009 College: King’s College, B.S., 2005, summa cum laude

Roy W. Arnold, Blank Rome

Roy W. Arnold Firm: Blank Rome Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1968, McKeesport Practice Areas: Class action defense; M&A litigation defense, securities and shareholder litigation; business litigation; corporate governance litigation; commercial litigation; consumer finance and mortgage litigation; ADA Title III litigation defense and compliance. Partnership Date: Jan. 29, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019, Reed Smith, partner, 2001–2018; associate, 1995 -2001. Clerkship: Judge Alan N. Bloch, U.S. District Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1993- 1995. Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1993, with honors. College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A,. 1990, economics, with honors.

Adeolu A. Bakare, McNees Wallace & Nurick

Adeolu A. Bakare Firm: McNees Wallace & Nurick Location: Harrisburg Born: 1981, Washington, D.C. Practice Areas: Energy and environmental, public finance and government services Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate 2011-18, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement, prosecutor Law School: Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2008 College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A., history (minor, African studies), 2003

Mohamed N. Bakry, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Mohamed N. Bakry Firm: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Products liability, toxic tort, premises liability-defense, criminal defense, white collar crime Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2013-2018; Swartz Campbell, associate, 2012-2013; Defender Association of Philadelphia, assistant defender, 2007–2012 Law School: Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2007 College: Rutgers University, B.A.,2003, cum laude

Kevin S. Barber, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

Kevin S. Barber  Firm: Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Real estate, real estate finance, REITs, leasing, Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds Partnership Date: July 1, 2018 Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D.,1997 College: College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1994

Ashley L. Beach, with Fox Rothschild

Ashley L. Beach Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Exton Practice Areas: Litigation, construction, financial services industry, cannabis law, e-discovery Partnership Date: May 11, 2018 Law School: George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2009 College: University of Richmond, B.A., 2006

Nicole R. Bechtold, with Reed Smith

Nicole R. Bechtold Firm: Reed Smith Location:  Pittsburgh Born: 1984, Hermitage Practice Areas: Corporate, mergers & acquisitions Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2011-2018 Law School: Case Western Reserve School of Law, 2010, cum laude College: Pennsylvania State University, B.A., political science; B.S., French and Francophone studies, 2007

Jennifer L. Beidel, with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

Jennifer L. Beidel Firm: Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Litigation, white collar and government litigation, cybersecurity and privacy, regulatory, compliance and government, Congressional investigations, agriculture, financial services, food and beverage, government contracts, health care, life sciences, higher education Partnership Date: Jan. 22, 2019 Career: Prior to joining Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York, where she was a member of the Complex Frauds and Cybercrime Unit Clerkship: Chief Judge Christopher C. Conner, U.S. District for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2006-2008 Law School: Penn State The Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 006, summa cum laude College: The Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 2003, summa cum laude

Catherine Beideman Heitzenrater, with Duane Morris

Catherine Beideman Heitzenrater Firm: Duane Morris Location: Philadelphia Born: June 21, 1982, Chester County, Pennsylvania Practice Areas: Bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, creditors’ rights, commercial finance, secured transactions, commercial litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2009-2018; 2007-2008, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Law Clerk to Judge Joel H. Slomsky, 2008-2009 Clerkship: Judge Joel H. Slomsky, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2008-2009 Law School: Boston College Law School, 2007 College: Colgate University, B.A., 2004, magna cum laude

Nicholas D. Bowers, with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Nicholas D. Bowers Firm: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: General liability, premises liability, products liability, construction injury litigation, automobile liability, insurance fraud, SIU, insurance coverage/bad faith litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2009-2018 Law School: Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2009 College: Loyola College, B.A., 2005

Lindsay D. Breedlove, with Pepper Hamilton

Lindsay D. Breedlove Firm: Pepper Hamilton Location: Philadelphia Born: 1982, Pittsburgh, Pa. Practice Areas: Trial and dispute resolution, antitrust, health care and life sciences, class actions Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019, associate, 2015-2018; Ballard Spahr, associate, 2013-2015; Hogan Lovells, associate, 2011-2013 Clerkship: Judge Legrome D. Davis, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2010-2011; Judge Deborah L. Cook, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (Akron, Ohio), 2009-2010 Law School: Harvard Law School, 2009, cum laude; editor, International Law Journal; Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, board member and student advocate College: Georgetown University, B.A., government and psychology, 2004, cum laude

Joseph H. Bucci, with Rothman Gordon

Joseph H. Bucci Firm: Rothman Gordon Location: Pittsburgh Born: Feb. 3, 1954 Practice Areas: Construction law Partnership Date: April 4, 2018 Career: Rothman Gordon, partner 2018-present; partner, Saul Ewing, 2013-2018; Law School: Duquesne University Law School,  J.D., 1988 College: University of Pittsburgh, B.A., business administration and management, 1979

Maura L. Burke, with Fox Rothschild

Maura L. Burke Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Litigation, bankruptcy litigation, e-discovery, law firms and attorneys Partnership Date: May 11, 2018 Career: Summer associate and law clerk at Fox Rothschild. She also had a judicial externship with U.S. Magistrate Judge Mary Pat Thynge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2009 College: George Washington University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2001

Edward T. Butkovitz, with Kleinbard LLC

Edward T. Butkovitz Firm: Kleinbard LLC Born: 1985, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, 2019-present; present firm, associate, 2012-2018 Clerkship: Judge Mark. I. Bernstein, Commerce Court of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012 Law School: Temple University James Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2010, cum laude, Temple Law Review College: Ursinus College, B.A. 2007, magna cum laude

Meredith L. Calfe, with Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir

Meredith L. Calfe Firm: Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1984, Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Energy and natural resources, mineral title Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2013-2018; MW Gary & Associates, associate, 2011-2013 Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2009 College: Bucknell University, B.A., economics, cum laude, 2006

Jonathan D. Christman, with Fox Rothschild.

Jonathan D. Christman Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Blue Bell Practice Areas: Labor & employment, appellate, litigation, insurance, employment class actions, employment litigation, wage and hour law Partnership Date: May 11, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, May 2018, associate, 2012-2018. Law School: Duke University, J.D., cum laude College: University of Notre Dame, B.A., magna cum laude

Devin Chwastyk, with McNees Wallace & Nurick

Devin Chwastyk Firm: McNees Wallace & Nurick Location: Harrisburg Born: 1977, Harrisburg Practice Areas: Privacy and data security, litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, counsel, 2017-2018, member, 2014-2016, associate, 2003-2013; Legal Fellow, Student Press Law Center, 2002-2003. Law School: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2003, cum laude Advanced Education: Certified information privacy professional, CIPP/US, 2016 College: The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., political science, 1999

Hal D. Coffey, with Clark Hill

Hal D. Coffey Firm: Clark Hill Location: Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Real Estate Partnership Date: Jan. 14, 2019 Career: Present firm, member Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D. College: Pennsylvania State University, B.A.

Siobhan K. Cole, with White and Williams

Siobhan K. Cole Firm: White and Williams Location: Philadelphia Born: 1977 Practice Areas: Class actions, general commercial litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2008-2019 Law School: University of Pennsylvania School of Law, J.D., 2008 College: The State University of New York College at Purchase, BA., summa cum laude, 2005

Julie R. Colton, with Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel

Julie R. Colton Firm: Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1980, Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Litigation, family law Partnership Date: March 1, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, 2018,  University of Pittsburgh School of Law, adjunct professor, 2014-2019, Voelker & Colton, LLC, associate, 2011-2013; partner, 2013-2018, Family Legal Center, senior associate, 2009-2011, Jones, Gregg, Creehan & Gerace, civil litigation associate, 2008-2009, Golberg, Gruener, Gentile, Horoho, & Avalli, associate 2006-2008 Clerkship: Judge Kim D. Eaton, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Family Division, 2005-2006 Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2005 College: Gannon University, B.A., psychology, 2002

Kate H. Cooper, with Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir

Kate H. Cooper Firm: Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1985, Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Corporate and commercial, real estate Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2014-2018; Clark Hill Thorp Reed, associate, 2013-2014; Weil Gotshal and Manges, associate, 2012-2013; ACCESS, government relations manager, 2010-2011; Weil Gotshal and Manges, summer associate, 2009 Law School: Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2010 College: Penn State University, B.A., sociology, 2007

Stephan A. Cornell, with Fox Rothschild

Stephan A. Cornell Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Warrington Practice Areas: Litigation, class actions, e-discovery Partnership Date: May 11, 2018 Career: Before Fox, he worked as a commercial litigation associate for a large Philadelphia-based firm. Clerkship: Law clerk to Judge Arthur L. Zulick Law School: Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2010 College: Villanova University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2006)

Joel D. Corriero, with Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young

Joel D. Corriero Firm: Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young Location: Philadelphia Born: 1984, Voorhees, New Jersey Practice Areas: Investment Management Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2009-18 Law School: Widener University Delaware Law School, j.D., 2009, magna cum laude College: Rutgers University, B.A., criminal justice, 2006, cum laude

Adrian K. Cousens, Gross McGinley

Adrian K. Cousens Firm: Gross McGinley Location: Allentown Born: Jan. 19, 1967 Practice Areas: Litigation, insurance defense Partnership Date: July 1, 2018 Career: Present firm, senior counsel, 2016-2018; Leary, Bride, Tinker & Moran, associate, 2008-2016; Gebhardt & Kiefer, associate, 2004-2008; Wiley Malehorn & Sirota, associate, 2002-2004; Anadigics, Inc., failure analysis technician, 1992-2001; U.S. Airforce, sergeant, bioenvironmental engineering technician, 1986-1990 Clerkship: Judge Donald G. Collester Jr., New Jersey Appellate Division, 2001-2002 Law School: Rutgers School of Law, 1999 College: Rutgers University, B.A., 1993

John W. Croumer, Post & Schell

John W. Croumer Firm: Post & Schell Location: Lancaster Born: Sept. 29, 1982 Practice Areas: Casualty litigation, commercial transportation litigation, hospitality & retail, liquor liability and premises liability Partnership Date: May 4, 2018 Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law College: University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration

Evan D. Dalzell, Post & Schell

Evan D. Dalzell Firm: Post & Schell Location: Pittsburgh Born: March 12, 1980 Practice Areas: Workers’ compensation Partnership Date: May 4, 2018 Law School: Duquesne University School of Law College: Washington & Jefferson College

Robert S. Davis, Clark Hill

Robert S. Davis Firm: Clark Hill Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Real estate Partnership Date: June 18, 2018 Career: Present firm, member, director of real estate growth & expansion for the Mid-Atlantic region Law School: Temple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D. College: George Washington University, B.A.

Kathryn E. Deal, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Kathryn E. Deal Firm: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Class Action and Commercial Litigation Partnership Date: July 16, 2018 Career: Present firm, July 2018, co-chair of the retail industry cross-practice group, Drinker Biddle & Reath, September 2004-July 2018 Clerkship: Judge Robert B. Kugler, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey Law School: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 2004 College: Cornell University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2001

David W. deBruin, Gawthrop Greenwood

David W. deBruin Firm: Gawthrop Greenwood Practice Areas: Litigation, business law Partnership Date: January 2019 Career: Present firm, partner,  January 2019, The deBruin Firm, founding member, 2013-2019; director, Bifferato LLC, 2005-2013, senior associate, Lamm, Rubenstone, Totaro & David, 2003-2005, associate, Ciardi, Maschmeyer & Karalis, 2000-2003 Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1998 College: University of Maryland, B.A. criminology & criminal justice, 1992

Lauren Dentone, Gawthrop Greenwood

Lauren Dentone Firm: Gawthrop Greenwood Born: Huntington, New York Practice Areas: Criminal defense, family Law, litigation Partnership Date: June 2018 Career: Present firm, June 2018, partner, Latoison Law, 2018; owner, Milks Law, 2016-2018; independent attorney and consultant, 2013-2016; adjunct professor of criminology, Rosemont College, 2013-2015; litigation attorney, Lamb McErlane, 2010-2013; assistant district attorney, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 2007-2010 Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2007 College: Hamilton College, B.A. psychology and classics, 2004, cum laude

Kelly Anne Donohoe, Kleinbard LLC

Kelly Anne Donohoe Firm: Kleinbard LLC Location: Philadelphia Born: 1977, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Real estate Partnership Date: Jan. 28, 2019 Career: Current firm, partner, 2019–present; co-founding partner, Silverang, Donohoe, Rosenzweig & Haltzman, 2008-2019; vice president and assistant general counsel, O’Neill Properties, 2004-2008; associate, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, 2002-2004 Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2002, cum laude College: Pennsylvania State University, B.A. in American studies, 1999

Seamus C. Duffy, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Seamus C. Duffy Firm: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Class action litigation Partnership Date: July 16, 2018 Career: Present firm, July 2018, Drinker Biddle & Reath, September 1988-July 2018 Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1987 College: Villanova University, B.A., 1984

Raphael M. Duran, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Raphael M. Duran Firm: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Workers’ compensation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2011–2018 Law School: Drexel University School of Law, J.D., 2010 College: University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 2002

 

Denise Elliott, McNees Wallace & Nurick

Denise Elliott Firm: McNees Wallace & Nurick Location: Lancaster Born: 1980, Wilmington, Delaware Practice Areas: Labor and Employment Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: McNees Wallace & Nurick, 2014-present, Kegel Kelin Almy & Lord, 2007-2014, Hartman Underhill & Brubaker, 2005-2007. Law School: Temple University James Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2005 College: University of Delaware, B.A., criminal justice, 2002

Jonathan H. Ellis, Flaster Greenberg

Jonathan H. Ellis Firm: Flaster Greenberg Location: Philadelphia Born: 1960, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Trusts & estates, business & corporate law, elder law Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2019–present; Plotnick & Ellis, partner, 1991–2018; Perkins and Ellis, partner, 1988–1991; Arthur Anderson & Co., attorney, 1985-1988 Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1985 Advanced Education: Temple University Beasley School of Law, LL.M., 1990 College: Penn State University, accounting, B.S., 1982

Deborah Enea, Pepper Hamilton

Deborah Enea Firm: Pepper Hamilton Location: Berwyn Practice Areas: Finance Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, 2019, associate, 2015-18; King and Spalding, associate, 2010-2015; CIT, senior credit analyst, 1996-1999; Presidio, finance program manager, 1999-2006 Law School: Emory University School of Law, 2009, with honors, Order of the Coif; articles editor, Emory Law Journal Advanced Education: Temple University Tyler School of Art, M.A., art history, 1995 College: Colgate University, B.A., art history, 1991

Rick L. Etter, Fox Rothschild

Rick L. Etter Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Labor & employment; wage & hour law; employment counseling, policy developments & audits; unfair competition & trade secrets; education; health law; energy & natural resources Partnership Date: July 23, 2018 Career: Partner with Frost Brown Todd and Reed Smith. He worked as an associate at McNees Wallace & Nurick. Law School: Cornell Law School, J.D., 2004 College: Shippensburg University, B.S., B.A, magna cum laude, 2001

Jay Evans, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis

Jay Evans Firm: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis Location: Pittsburgh Born: Woonsocket, Rhode Island Practice Areas: Litigation services, products Liability, appellate practice, nonprofit organizations Partnership Date: Aug. 1, 2018 Career: Present firm, 2015-present; Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, 2005-2015; Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, 1998-2005 Law School: University of Notre Dame, J.D., 1998, magna cum laude College: Harvard College, A.B., 1995, cum laude

Jane Fearn-Zimmer, Flaster Greenberg

Jane M. Fearn-Zimmer Firm: Flaster Greenberg Born: 1966, Miami Practice Areas: Trusts and estates, business and corporate law, elder law Partnership Date: Feb. 12, 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2018-present; Rothkoff Law Group, senior associate, 2009-2018; PricewaterhouseCoopers, senior tax associate-Real estate tax department, 2008-2009, Ballen & Gertel, associate, 1996-1999 Clerkship: Judge John S. Unpingco, Chief Judge, District Court of Guam, 1993-1995 Law School: Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., with Honors in international law, 1991 Advanced Education: Temple University Beasley School of Law, LL.M. in taxation with distinction, 2004 College: Chestnut Hill College, B.A., English, 1988, cum laude

Matthew I. Ferrie, White and Williams

Matthew I. Ferrie Firm: White and Williams Location: Philadelphia Born: 1976 Practice Areas: Subrogation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2007-2018, counsel, 2018-2019; District Attorney’s Office of Berks County, assistant district attorney, 2004-2007 Clerkship: Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, 1999-2001 Law School: Temple University James Beasley School of Law, JD, 2004 College: Bloomsburg University, B.A., 1999

James W. Forsyth, Cozen O’Connor

James W. Forsyth Firm: Cozen O’Connor Location: Pittsburgh Born: Nov. 10, 1960 Practice Areas: Corporate/Taxation Partnership Date: February 2018 Career: 30 years Law School: West Virginia University College of Law Advanced Education: University of Florida College of Law LL.M. College: West Liberty University

Alana E. Fortna, Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir

Alana E. Fortna Firm: Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1985, Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Litigation, environmental, emerging technologies, employment and labor Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2010-2018, summer associate, 2009 Clerkship: Justice Debra Todd, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, 2008 Law School: Duquesne University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2010 College: B.S. in crime, law and justice, Penn State University, 2007

Joshua G. Galante, White and Williams

Joshua G. Galante Firm: White and Williams Location: Philadelphia Born: 1977 Practice Areas: Corporate and securities Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2013-2017, counsel, 2017-2018, partner, 2018-2019; Galante Westerman, partner, 2010-2013; Kilpatrick Stockton, associate, 2002-2009 Law School: Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2002 College: Emory University, BBA in finance, with distinction, B.A. in History, 1999

Patrick J. Gallo Jr., MacElree Harvey

Patrick J. Gallo Jr. Firm: MacElree Harvey Born: 1987, Chester Practice Areas: Commercial litigation, construction litigation, products liability litigation, insurance coverage litigation and business litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 29, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2013-2019 Clerkship: Judge Mary Alice Brennan, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas (2010) Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2013 College: West Chester University, B.A., political science, 2009, magna cum laude

Stephanie Gantman, Kaplan, Blank Rome

Stephanie Gantman Kaplan Firm: Blank Rome Location: Philadelphia Born: 1984, Norristown Practice Areas: Labor and employment; employment litigation, employment practices, trade secret protection, employee defection, and unfair competition; labor arbitrations, wage-and-hour advice and litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, 2013-present. Cozen O’Connor, September 2009–August 2012, associate, Global Insurance Group; previously, summer associate, 2008. Clerkship: Judge Joel Slomsky, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, September 2012-August 2013 Law School: George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2009 College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006

Lars H. Genieser, Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel

Lars H. Genieser Firm: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel Location: Philadelphia Born: 1967, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Intellectual property, patents Partnership Date: June 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, June 2018, Venable LLP, counsel, January 2015–June 2018, Venable LLP, associate, September 2006-January 2015, Venable LLP, patent agent, August 2002-September 2006 Law School: Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. Advanced Education: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., chemical engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S. in chemical engineering College: Princeton University, B.S. in chemical engineering, summa cum laude

Caroline C. Gorman, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young

Caroline C. Gorman Firm: Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young Location: Philadelphia Born: 1984, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Finance, public finance and real estate Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019,  associate, 2009-December 2018 Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2009 College: College of the Holy Cross, B.A., history, 2006

Rochelle Gumapac, White and Williams

Rochelle Gumapac Firm: White and Williams Location: Philadelphia Born: 1980 Practice Areas: General litigation, products liability, toxic torts and environmental, bad faith and extra-contractual liability Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2008-2019; Reger Rizzo & Darnall, associate, 2007-2010 Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2006 College: Ursinus College, B.A., 2003

John C. Hansberry, Fox Rothschild

John C. Hansberry Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Litigation, class actions, international arbitration Partnership Date: Sept. 10, 2018 Career: Prior to joining Fo Rothschild, he was a partner at a national law firm. Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law J.D., 1994 College: Yale University, B.A., 1989

Stephen R. Harris, Cozen O’Connor

Stephen R. Harris Firm: Cozen O’Connor Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Litigation, life insurance and annuities Partnership Date: April 2018 Career: Present Firm, member Law School: University of South California Gould School of Law College: Occidental College, B.A.

James P. Hollihan, Duane Morris

James P. Hollihan Firm: Duane Morris Location: Pittsburgh Born: June 11, 1954, Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Commercial and business litigation, employment litigation Partnership Date:  June 4, 2018 Law School: Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1980, magna cum laude College: Duquesne University, B.S., 1976, magna cum laude

Rachel E. James, Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir.

Rachel E.  James Firm: Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1983, Scranton Practice Areas: Energy and natural resources, mineral title Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2015-2018 and 2011-2014; EQT Corp., title specialist II, 2014-2015; Tucker Arensberg, associate, 2011; M.W. Gary & Associates, land agent/abstractor, 2009-2011 Law School: University of Pittsburgh, J.D., 2009 College: University of Pittsburgh, B.A. in economics and political science, 2006

Kristin J. Jones, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young.

Kristin J. Jones Firm: Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young Location: Malvern Born: 1981, Charlottesville, Virginia Practice Areas: Health Care Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019, counsel, 2018; associate, 2008-17 Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2008, cum laude College: Brown University, B.A., geology-biology, 2003

Odia Kagan, with Fox Rothschild

Odia Kagan Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Privacy and data security, corporate, emerging companies and venture capital, Israel, mergers and acquisitions, technology Partnership Date: Oct. 22, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, October 2018, counsel at an AmLaw 200 firm and worked as a partner in a Tel-Aviv, Israel firm. Law School: University of Strathcylde, Glasgow (LL.M., with distinction, 2009) Advanced Education: Temple University School of Law (LL.M., 2009) College: Tel Aviv University School of Law (LL.B., 1999)

Justine Kasznica, Babst,  Calland, Clements and Zomnir

Justine M. Kasznica Firm: Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1981, Livingston, New Jersey Practice Areas: Corporate and commercial, emerging technologies, mobility, transport and safety, transportation safety Partnership Date: June 29, 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2018; Baer Crossey McDemus, partner; Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, special counsel, 2015-2016; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, chairman, innovation practice group, 2013-2015; University of Pittsburgh School of Law, director, Innovation Practice Institute, 2010-2013; ReefBot, program director, 2009-2012; WolfBlock, associate, 2006-2008 Clerkship: Judge Thomas M. Hardiman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2008-2009 Law School: Rutgers School of Law Camden, 2006 College: Yale University (Brandford College), B.A., political science, 2003

Andrew J. Koopman,  RatnerPrestia

Andrew J. Koopman Firm: RatnerPrestia Location: Philadelphia Born: 1983 Practice Areas: Intellectual property, patents, strategy & risk management, litigation, design Partnership Date: June 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, June 2018, associate, 2008-2018 Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2008 College: Cornell University. B.S. engineering physics, minor in electrical engineering, 2005

Michael A. Kostiew, Reed Smith

Michael A. Kostiew Firm: Reed Smith Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1978, Dover, New Hampshire Practice Areas: Real estate Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, counsel, 2017-2019, present firm, associate, 2011-2017; McNees Wallace & Nurick, 2008-2010, D’Amante, Couser, Pellerin & Associates, Concord, New Hampshire, associate 2006-2008 Law School: Duquesne Law School, J,D., 2006 College: Liberty University, B.S., government, 2000

Donna Nadel Kramer, Post & Schell

Donna Nadel Kramer Firm: Post & Schell Location: Philadelphia Born: June 15, 1974 Practice Areas: Professional liability; medical malpractice defense Partnership Date: May 4, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, May 2018. Law School: St. John’s University School of Law College: Cornell University

Patrick T. Krenicky, Weir & Partners

Patrick T. Krenicky Firm: Weir & Partners Location: Philadelphia Born: 1985, Drexel Hill Practice areas: Commercial litigation, bankruptcy, general civil litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019, associate, 2011-2018, contract attorney 2010-2011 Law School: Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2010,  Honors College: New York University, B.A., political science, 2007, cum laude

Allison L. Krupp, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Allison L. Krupp Firm: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Insurance coverage litigation, bad faith Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, January 2019, associate, 2011-2018 Clerkship: Judge Donald R. Totato, Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas, 2009-2011 Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009 College: York College of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006

Robert D. Lane, Greenberg Traurig

Robert D. Lane Jr. Firm: Greenberg Traurig Location: Philadelphia Born: 1952, New York, New York Practice Areas: Real estate Partnership Date: September 2018 Career: Present firm, Philadelphia Real Estate Practice Leader, 2018; shareholder, Stevens & Lee, Philadelphia, 2007-2018; chair, managing director, China Infrastructure Investment Partners, LLC, Fuzhou and Tianjin, China, 2005-2007; partner, co-chair, chair, real estate group, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, LLP, Philadelphia, 1998-2005; partner and chair, real estate department, Pepper Hamilton, LLP, Philadelphia, 1989-1998; associate and partner, Fox, Rothschild, O’Brien & Frankel, 1978-1989 Clerkship: Judge Harry A. Takiff, Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia, 1977-1978 Law School: University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1977 College: Brown University, AB, 1973, with honors

Erin Leffler, Shook Hardy & Bacon

Erin L. Leffler Firm: Shook, Hardy & Bacon Born: 1977, Ventura, CA Practice Areas: Business litigation, employment law and products liability defense Partnership Date: March 1, 2019 Career: Prior to joining Shook, Hardy & Bacon in 2013, Leffler practiced for Deeb Blum Murphy Frishberg & Markovich P.C., a commercial boutique litigation firm. Clerkship: Judge Patricia McInerney, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, 2006-2008. Law School: Temple University, J.D., 2006 College: University of Colorado Boulder, B.A., 2000

Matthew A. Levitsky, Fox Rothschild.

Matthew A. Levitsky Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Blue Bell Practice Areas: Taxation and wealth planning, federal estate and gift tax planning, trust and estate law & administration, business succession planning Partnership Date: May 11, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, May 2018. Law School: Rutgers Law School, J.D., 2007 Advanced Education: Rutgers University School of Business, MBA., highest honors, 2007, New York University School of Law, LL.M., 2010 College: Villanova University B.S., 2003

Jeremy I. Levy, Pepper Hamilton

Jeremy I. Levy Firm: Pepper Hamilton Location: Berwyn Born: 1982, New York, New York Practice Areas: Corporate and securities Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2014-2018; Dechert, associate, 2009-2013 Law School: University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2009, magna cum laude College: University of Chicago, B.A., philosophy, 2004, general honors

Lucas Liben, Reed Smith

Lucas Liben Firm: Reed Smith Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1985, New York, New York Practice Areas: Energy and natural resources, oil and gas, litigation and dispute resolution Partnership Date: Jan, 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2011-2018 Law School: Georgetown University, J.D., 2010, cum laude College: University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 2007, magna cum laude

John M. Lyons, Shook Hardy & Bacon

John M. Lyons Firm: Shook, Hardy & Bacon Born: 1985, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Defends companies against individual claims and putative class actions in state and federal courts throughout the country Partnership Date: March 1, 2019 Career: Prior to joining the firm in 2016,he spent five years at Hughes Hubbard & Reed in Miami, Jersey City and New York. He worked as a summer associate and associate at Duane Morris in Philadelphia. Law School: University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2008 College: Cornell University, B.S. 2005

Daniel B. Markind, Flaster Greenberg

Daniel B. Markind Firm: Flaster Greenberg Born: 1959, Bristol Practice Areas: Real estate and land use, business and corporate, environmental, aviation Partnership Date: Sept. 4, 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2018-present; Weir & Partners, 2011-2018; Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, member, 2008–2011; Law Offices of Daniel B. Markind, proprietor, 1995-2008, Markind Law Offices, owner, 1995-2008; City of Philadelphia Law Department, divisional deputy–transportation, 1994–1995; Blank Rome, senior associate, 1988–1994; Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, associate, 1987–1988; Reed Smith, associate, 1983-1986 Law School: University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1983 College: University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, B.S., 1980, cum laude

Ann L. Martino Frazier of Gawthrop Greenwood.

Ann L. Martino Frazier Firm: Gawthrop Greenwood Born: New Jersey Practice Areas: Trusts and estates, estate administration, estate planning Partnership Date: November 2018 Career: Herdeg, Du Pont & Dalle Pazze, Wilmington, Delaware, 2008-2018, lead counsel, International Business Units and Polypropylene Films Business Unit of Hercules Inc., 1987-1995, Prickett, Jones, Elliot, Kristol & Schnee, 1986-1987 Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 1985 College: University of Delaware, B.A. political science, 1982, magna cum laude

Alva C. Mather, DLA Piper

Alva Mather Firm: DLA Piper Location: Philadelphia Born: 1977, Aurora, Colorado Practice Areas: Litigation Partnership Date: April 30, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, 2018-present; Pepper Hamilton, partner, 2016-2018; Griesing Law, member, 2014-2016; Hangley Aronchick, associate/of counsel, 2006-2014 Clerkship: Judge James T. Giles, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2004-2006 Law School: University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2004 Advanced Education: Northwestern University, M.A. in sociology College: Mount Holyoke College, B.A., magna cum laude

Sean P. McConnell, Duane Morris.

Sean P. McConnell Firm: Duane Morris Location: Philadelphia Born: Aug. 12, 1982, Coatesville Practice Areas: Antitrust and competition, complex commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019-present, associate, 2015-2018 Dechert, associate, 2010-2015, Homeless Advocacy Project, attorney, 2009-2010 Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2009 College: University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 2005

John J. McGrath III, Pepper Hamilton.

John J. McGrath III Firm: Pepper Hamilton Location: Philadelphia Born: 1976, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Corporate and securities Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Pepper Hamilton, associate, 2014-2018; Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, associate, 2005-2014 Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2005 College: Pennsylvania State University, B.A.,1999

Michael W. McTigue Jr., Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Michael W. McTigue Jr. Firm: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Class action litigation, complex commercial litigation, international arbitration and dispute resolution Partnership Date: July 16, 2018 Career: Akin Gump, July 2018-present; Drinker Biddle & Reath, September 1994-July 2018 Clerkship: U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Law School: J.D., Boston University School of Law, J,D,, cum laude, 1993 College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1990

Michael J. Meehan, Fox Rothschild

Michael J. Meehan Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Exton Practice Areas: Corporate, real estate, health law, financial services industry, mergers & acquisitions, emerging companies and venture capital, private equity Partnership Date: May 11, 2018 Career: Prior to joining Fox, Meehan was an associate at an international law firm. Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2010, cum laude College: Princeton University, B.A., 2007

Michael J. Miller, Cozen O’Connor

Michael J. Miller Firm: Cozen O’Connor Location: Philadelphia Born: 1966, Pennsylvania Practice Areas: Commercial litigation, including software and insurance secondary market issues Partnership Date: April 25, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, 2001-2018 Drinker Biddle & Reath, partner; 1991-2001, Stradley Ronan Stevens & Young, partner Law School: Temple Law School, J.D., 1991, cum laude College: University of South Florida, 198, magna cum laude

Hillary J. Moonay, Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel

Hillary J. Moonay Firm: Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel Location: Doylestown Born: 1972, New York, New York Practice Areas: Family law, litigation Partnership Date: July 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, 2018-19; MacElree Harvey, partner, 2015-2018, Williams Family Law, of counsel/partner 2005-2015, present firm, associate, 1996-2005 Law School: The University of Michigan School of Law, J.D.,1995 College: University of Maryland at College Park, B.A., psychology and criminal justice, 1993, cum laude

Daniel S. Morris, Blank Rome

Daniel S. Morris Firm: Blank Rome Location: Philadelphia Born: 1982, Metairie, Louisiana Practice Areas: Commercial litigation, corporate litigation, employment litigation, trade secret protection, employee defection and unfair competition Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, 2019-present; associate, 2009-2018, summer associate, June-August 2008. Clerkship: Judge Jack M. Sabatino, J.A.D.—Trenton, NJ, May-June 2007, fall 2008. Law School: Rutgers Law School, J.D., with honors, 2009. Advanced Education: Villanova University, M.A., magna cum laude, 2006. College: Villanova University, B.A., cum laude, 2005.

Stephen E. Murray, Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel

Stephen E. Murray Firm: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel Location: Philadelphia Born: 1981, Indianapolis, Indiana Practice Areas: Intellectual property, patents, IP litigation, post-grant review, IPR Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, 2019, associate, 2006–2018 Law School: Temple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D. College: Temple University, B.S., physics

Jessica Natali, Greenberg Traurig

Jessica Natali Firm: Greenberg Traurig Location: Philadelphia Born: 1970, Philadelphia Practice Areas: White-Collar Defense & Special Investigations Partnership Date: December 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2018; assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2007-2018; associate, Ballard Spahr LLP, Philadelphia, 2001-2007. Clerkship: Judge Theodore McKee, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2000-2001 Law School: Beasley School of Law, Temple University, 2000, summa cum laude College: Drexel University, B.S., 1992

Michael J. Needleman, Reger Rizzo & Darnall

Michael J. Needleman Firm: Reger Rizzo & Darnall Location: Philadelphia Born: 1976, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Corporate and business services, insurance practices, litigation, employment Partnership Date: July 16, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, July 2018-present; Fineman Krekstein & Harris (September 2012-July 2018) Clerkship: Judge Theodore Z. Davis, Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County, Law Division, General Equity Part (2001-2002) Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2001 College: American University, B.A., 1998

David S. Neufeld, Flaster Greenberg

David S. Neufeld Firm: Flaster Greenberg Born: 1957, Bronx, New York Practice Areas: Taxation, trusts and estates, business and corporate law Partnership Date: June 4, 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2018–present; Law Office of David Neufeld, principal, 2006-2018; Hill Wallack, partner, 1995-2000 Clerkship: Judge Julian Jacobs, U.S. Tax Court, 1984-1986 Law School: New York Law School, J.D., 1983, cum laude Advanced Education: New York University, LL.M., taxation, 1984 College: Duke University, A.B., 1980

J. Brendan O’Brien, Rawle & Henderson

 J. Brendan O’Brien Firm: Rawle & Henderson Location: Philadelphia Born: 1971, Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Workers’ compensation, insurance coverage, appellate Partnership Date: June 25, 2018 Career: Managing partner, O’Brien, Rulis & Bochicchio, April 2004-June 2018 Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1997 College: Duquesne University, B.S ., political science and business, 1994

Lauren E. O’Donnell, Blank Rome

Lauren E. O’Donnell Firm: Blank Rome Location: Philadelphia Born: 1983, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Products liability defense, white collar defense and investigations, commercial litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, 2019-present, associate, 2010-2018, summer associate, 2008, law library intern, summers 2003 and 2005. Clerkship: Judge John T.J. Kelly Jr., Superior Court of Pennsylvania, summer 2007, Federal Judicial Clerkship Honors Program, Temple University Beasley School of Law, Honorable Petrese Tucker, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2009. Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2009. College: Boston University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2006.

Delphine O’Rourke, Duane Morris

Delphine O’Rourke Firm: Duane Morris Location: Philadelphia Born: Aug. 26, 1974, Concord, Massachusetts Practice Areas: Governance, health, health systems and hospitals, regulatory, crisis management Partnership Date: Oct. 30, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, 2018-present; Ascension, vice president of legal services and associate general counsel, 2018, coordinating counsel, New York and Connecticut Market, general counsel & chief  advocacy officer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital, 2010-2014, Hall, Render, Killion, Heath & Lyman, managing partner, Philadelphia office; external regional counsel and hospital general counsel, Ascension, 2014-2017, Hinman, Howard & Kattell, chair, health care practice & special counsel; external chief legal officer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital, Ascension, 2006-2010, Linklaters LLP, litigation associate and pro bono coordinator, New York office, 2004-2005, Shearman & Sterling, associate, 2000-2002, council on foreign relations, research associate, 1996-1998 Clerkship: Judge Legrome D. Davis, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2002-2003 Law School: Columbia Law School, j.D., 2001, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar College: Georgetown University, B.S., 1996, cum laude

Joseph P. Paranac, White and Williams (Photo: Courtesy Photo)

Joseph P. Paranac Firm: White and Williams Location: Philadelphia Born: 1954 Practice Areas: Labor and employment Partnership Date: Nov. 1, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, 2018, LeClairRyan, 2007-2018; Seiden Wayne (merged with LeClairRyan) Jasinski and Paranac Law School: New York University School of Law, J.D., 1980 College: Columbia University, B.A., 1976

Mariah L. Passarelli, Cozen O’Connor

Mariah L. Passarelli Firm: Cozen O’Connor Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1980 Practice Areas: Labor and employment, employment litigation Partnership Date: August 2018 Career: Present firm, member, 2018; Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, counsel, 2016-2018 and associate 2011-2016; Ogletree Deakins, associate 2010-2011; Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office, Deputy Attorney General 2006-2010 and law clerk 2004-2006 Law School: Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2005 Advanced Education: Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania, M.A., criminology, 2009 College: Duquesne University, B.A., 2002

Lisa D. Perrache, Burns White

Lisa D. Perrache Firm: Burns White Location: Philadelphia Born: 1981, Memphis, Tennessee Practice Areas: Transportation/railroad defense and occupational illness litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2008-2018, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, project attorney, 2007-2008 Clerkship: Morella and Associates, P.C.: law clerk, January 2005-August 2005 Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2006 College: University of Virginia, B.A., government (minor: environmental science), 2003

Lawrence J. “Skip” Persick. Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby

Lawrence (Skip) J. Persick Firm: Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby Born: King of Prussia Practice Areas: Family law Partnership Date: Dec.17, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner at Lamb McErlane (1990-2018), assistant public defender (1987-1989) Clerkship: Monroe County, Pennsylvania Law School: Dickinson College School of Law, J.D. College: Dickinson College, B.A., philosophy

 

Michael E. Peters, Eastburn and Gray

Michael E. Peters Firm: Eastburn and Gray Location: Doylestown Born: 1984, Lewisburg Practice Areas: Municipal law, real estate, land use and zoning law, litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present Firm, associate, 2012-2018; Pepper Hamilton, paralegal, 2007-2009 Clerkship: Law clerk for the organized crime and narcotics trafficking section in the U.S. Attorney’s Office and for the Civil Fraud Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, both in Washington, D.C. Law School: The George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2012, with honors College: The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., political science, 2007, with highest distinction

Polly N. Phillippi, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis

Polly N. Phillippi Firm: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis Location: Philadelphia Born: Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Litigation services, products liability, labor and employment practices Partnership Date: April 2, 2018 Career: Present firm, April 2018, Kantrowitz & Phillippi, 2000-2018 Clerkship: Judge Richard Klein, Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., with honors Advanced Education: Temple University, master of public administration, with highest honors College: Gettysburg College, B.A., political science, cum laude

Michael T. Pidgeon, Eastburn and Gray

Michael T. Pidgeon Firm: Eastburn and Gray Location: Doylestown Born: 1978, Princeton, New Jersey Practice Areas: Business and corporate law, litigation, wills trusts and estates Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2017-2018; Pidgeon & Pidgeon, associate, 2012-2017, Pepper Hamilton, associate, 2010-2012, Stark & Stark, 2005-2007 and 2008-2009; Pargament & Hallowell, 2007-2008. Clerkship: Judge Neil H. Shuster, Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, General Equity Part; 2004-2005 Law School: Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 2004 Advanced Education: Temple University Beasley School of Law, certificate in estate planning, 2015 College: Washington and Lee University, philosophy, 2001, cum laude

Kristin L. Pieseski, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Kristin L. Pieseski Firm: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Location: Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, dental malpractice, products liability, premises liability-Defense Partnership Date: Jan. 12, 2019 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2019, Davies, McFarland & Carroll, shareholder, 1997-2019, Friedman and Friedman, associate, 1995-1997 Law School: Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1995 College: Duquesne University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1992

Matthew J. Redding, Fox Rothschild

Matthew J. Redding Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Exton Practice Areas: Corporate, health law, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions Partnership Date: May 11, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, May 2018. Clerkship: Law clerk for a firm in southeastern Pennsylvania Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2010 College: American University, B.A., 2007

Kevin Rethore, Greenberg Traurig

Kevin Rethore Firm: Greenberg Traurig Born: 1967 Practice Areas: Private Wealth Services, Litigation Partnership Date: October 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2018; partner, DLA Piper, LLP, Philadelphia, 2003-2018; associate, Lavin, O’Neil, Ricci, Finarelli & Gray, Philadelphia, 2000-2002; associate, Bingaman Hess, Wyomissing, 1994-2000 Law School: The Dickinson School of Law, 1994 College: Boston College, 1989

Jared S. Roach, Reed Smith

Jared S. Roach Firm: Reed Smith Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1981, Chicago Practice Areas: Commercial restructuring and bankruptcy Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2010-2014 and 2015-present, Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, 2009-2010 Clerkship: Judge Gregory Taddonio U.S. Bankruptcy Court (W.D. Pa.), 2014-2015 Law School: University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2009, cum laude College: University of Michigan, B.A. political science, 2003

Brian M. Robinson, DLA Piper

Brian M. Robinson Firm: DLA Piper Location: Philadelphia Born: 1979, Abington Practice Areas: Litigation Partnership Date: April 1, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, 2018-present, associate, 2006-2018,Align Communications, project analyst, 2000-2003 Law School: Temple University School of Law, J.D., 2006 College: Fordham University, 2000, B.A., economics and communications

Carl A. Ronald, Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir

Carl A. Ronald Firm: Babst, Calland, Clements and Zomnir Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1969, San Diego Practice Areas: Corporate and commercial, emerging technologies Partnership Date: June 29, 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2018; Baer Crossey McDemus, partner, 2018; Ronald Law Group, owner, 2009-2018; 4moms, patent and general counsel, 2008-2009; Thorp Reed & Armstrong, attorney, 2006-2008; Tucker Arensberg, patent attorney, 2001-2006; Education Management Corp., online facilitator, 2002-2005; Zimmer Kunz, trial attorney, 1998-2001 Law School: Duquesne University School of Law, J.D., 1997 College: Boston University, B.S., biomedical engineering, 1991

Brett J. Rosen, RatnerPrestia

Brett J. Rosen Firm: RatnerPrestia Location: Philadelphia Born: 1976 Practice Areas: Intellectual property, patents, design, transactions, strategy and risk management, automotive intelligence Partnership Date: February 2019 Career: Present firm, shareholder, February 2019, associate 2009-2019, patent agent, 2004-2009 Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D. Advanced Education: M.B.A., finance concentration, Villanova University College: B.S., mechanical engineering, University of Pittsburgh

Robert G. Ruggieri, Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman

Robert G. Ruggieri Firm: Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman Location: Philadelphia Born: Sept. 11, 1977 Practice Areas: Government contracting, construction Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2005-18 Clerkship: Judge Arthur R. Tilson, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, December 2003–August 2005 Law School: Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, J.D., 2003 Advanced Education: Villanova University School of Business, MBA, 2004 College: College of the Holy Cross, B.A., political science and government, economics

Brian Rubenstein, Greenberg Traurig

Brian Rubenstein Firm: Greenberg Traurig Born: 1973, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation, Products Liability & Mass Torts Partnership Date: July 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2018; associate counsel, counsel, senior counsel, senior director, associate general counsel, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Horsham, 2005-2018; associate, Davis & Gilbert LLP, New York, NY, 2002-2005; associate, Hogan & Hartson LLP, New York, NY, 2001-2002; associate, Clifford Chance, LLP, New York, NY, 1999-2001. Clerkship: Judge William J. Bauer, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1998-99 Law School: Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1998, cum laude College: Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, 1995

Bethany C. Salvatore, Cozen O’Connor

Bethany C. Salvatore Firm: Cozen O’Connor Location: Pittsburgh Born: Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Labor and employment litigation and counseling Partnership Date: August 2018 Career: Present firm, member; counsel, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney 2007-2018 Clerkship: Extern for Judge Arthur Schwab, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania Law School: University of Pittsburgh College: Allegheny College

Geoffrey F. Sasso, White and Williams

Geoffrey F. Sasso Firm: White and Williams Location: Philadelphia Born: 1981 Practice Areas: Products liability, construction and surety, general commercial litigation, general litigation, insurance fraud Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2008-2019; McCormick & Priore, 2007-2008 Clerkship: Judge Paul Innes, J.S.C. New Jersey, 2006-2007 Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2006 College: Loyola College in Maryland, B.A., 2003

Mateusz K. Saykiewicz, Pepper Hamilton

Mateusz K. Saykiewicz Firm: Pepper Hamilton Location: Pittsburgh Born: 1980, Warsaw, Poland Practice Areas: Corporate and securities, health care and life sciences transactions Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Pepper Hamilton, associate, 2015-2018, Reed Smith, associate, 2012-2015, Cohen & Grigsby, associate, 2010-2012 Law School: Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2009 Advanced Education: Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, MBA, banking and finance, 2009 College: Brown University, A.B., biology, 2002

Courtney L. Schultz, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr

Courtney L. Schultz Firm: Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Affordable Care Act compliance consulting, estates and trusts litigation. litigation, commercial litigation, private client, utilities, electric utilities, energy, higher education Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, January 2019 Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2009, summa cum laude College: Ursinus College, B.S., 2006, summa cum laude, with honors

John P. Schwartz, Greenberg Traurig

John P. Schwartz Firm: Greenberg Traurig Born: 1980, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Real estate Partnership Date: July 2018 Career: Present firm, shareholder, 2018; associate and member, Cozen O’Connor, Philadelphia, 2011-2018; contract attorney and associate, Dechert LLP, Philadelphia; 2010-2011; managing associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, Hong Kong, 2008-2009; associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, San Francisco, 2006-2008; associate, Thacher Profffitt & Wood LLP, 2005-2006. Law School: New York Law School, 2005, magna cum laude College: University of Pittsburgh, B.S., 2001, cum laude

John L. Schweder II, Pepper Hamilton

John L. (Jack) Schweder II Firm: Pepper Hamilton Location: Philadelphia Born: 1978, Bethlehem Practice Areas: Trial and dispute resolution Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Pepper Hamilton, associate, 2008-2018, summer associate, 2007 Law School: Seton Hall University School of Law, J>D., 2008, cum laude, Order of the Coif College: Georgetown University, B.A., 2000

Katherine E. Senior, Burns White

Katherine E. Senior Firm: Burns White Location: Philadelphia Born: 1981, Lansdale Practice Areas: Civil litigation, medical malpractice defense, professional liability defense Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2015-2016, of counsel,2017 2018, Young and McGilvery,  associate, 2006-2014 Law School: Villanova Charles Widger School of Law, 2006 College: Rosemont College, B.A., political science (junior year: general course at The London School of Economics and Political Science), 2003, summa cum laude

Sunjeev S. Sikand, RatnerPrestia

Sunjeev S. Sikand Firm: RatnerPrestia Location: Washington, D.C. Born: 1979 Practice Areas: Intellectual property, patents, litigation Partnership Date: February 2019 Career: Present firm, shareholder, February 2019-present, associate, 2014-2019 Law School: Georgetown University, J.D., 2007 Advanced Education: University of California, San Diego, 2003, M.S., computer science College: University of California, San Diego, 2002, B.S., computer science

Andrew R. Silverman, MacElree Harvey

Andrew R. Silverman Firm: MacElree Harvey Location: West Chester Born: 1984, Dover, Delaware Practice Areas: Mergers and acquisitions, business divorce and inter-company conflicts, complex corporate governance and financing matters, intellectual property and commercial agreements Partnership Date: Jan. 29, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2014-2019 Clerkship: Judge Rosemary Betts Beauregard, Judge Kenneth S. Clark Jr. (Del. Com. Pl.), 2010-11 Law School: Widener University School of Law,  J.D., 2010 College: University of Pittsburgh, 2007

Meredith C. Slawe, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Meredith C. Slawe Firm: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Class action litigation Partnership Date: July 16, 2018 Career: Present firm, July 2018-present; Drinker Biddle & Reath, partner, February 2015-July 2018, associate, September 2005-February 2015, summer associate, May 2004 -August 2004 Law School: University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2005 College: Dartmouth College, A.B., 2001

Gary I. Smith Jr., Hausfeld LLP

Gary I. Smith Jr. Firm: Hausfeld LLP Location: Philadelphia Born: Jan. 1, 1985 Practice Areas: Antitrust Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2013-2018 Law School: Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University College: University of Arizona

Jason C. Spang, Pepper Hamilton

Jason C. Spang Firm: Pepper Hamilton Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Construction Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019, associate, 2007-2018; CUH2A, Inc., staff engineer, 2000-2007; Barclay White Skanska USA, project engineer, 2000; Driscoll Construction Co., field engineer, 1997-2000 Law School: Rutgers University School of Law, 2007, high honors College: Drexel University, B.S.M.E., mechanical engineering, 2000

J. Benjamin Staherski, White and Williams

J. Benjamin Staherski Firm: White and Williams Location: Philadelphia Born: 1981 Practice Areas: Subrogation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, associate, 2008-2018, counsel, 2018-2019 Law School: Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2004 College: Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 2001

Gregory J. Star, Cozen O’Connor

Gregory J. Star Firm: Cozen O’Connor Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Commercial litigation, software and insurance secondary market issues Partnership Date: April 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, April 2018 Law School: Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2002 College: University of Maryland, B.A., 1993

Gina Stowe, Weir & Partners

Gina Stowe Firm: Weir & Partners Location: Philadelphia Born: 1975, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, antitrust, business torts, intellectual property, securities fraud, banking, insurance and class actions Partnership Date: Nov. 19, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, 2018-present; McLaughlin & Lauricella, associate, 2018, Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, counsel, 2000-2017 Law School: Villanova University School of Law, 2000 College: The George Washington University, B.A., 1997

James P. Thomas, Clark Hill

James P. Thomas Firm: Clark Hill Location: Pittsburgh Practice Areas: Labor and employment Partnership Date: May 7, 2018 Career: Present firm, member Law School: Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, J.D., cum laude College: Boston University, Boston, M.A., magna cum laude 

Daniel H. Tran, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Daniel H. Tran Firm: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Health care liability, litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019, associate, 2013-2018 Clerkship: Judge James P. Cullen of the Court of Common Pleas, Pennsylvania, Second Judicial District 2008-2010; Judge J. Curtis Joyner, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania 2006-2007; Judge Arlander Keys, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 200) Law School: Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2008 College: Miami University, B.A., 2005

Frank B. Tripodi, Pepper Hamilton

Frank B. Tripodi Firm: Pepper Hamilton Location: Philadelphia Born: 1971, Bryn Mawr Practice Areas: Employee benefits and executive compensation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Pepper Hamilton, of counsel, 2011-2018, Dechert , associate, 2001-2011 Law School: Temple University School of Law, 2000, J.D., cum laude Advanced Education: Temple University School of Law, LL.M., taxation, 2001, with distinction College: University of Pennsylvania, B.A., economics, 1993

Christen Tuttle, Pepper Hamilton

Christen Tuttle Firm: Pepper Hamilton Location: Philadelphia Born: 1979, Pensacola, Florida Practice Areas: White collar litigation and investigations Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019, associate, 2012-18; District Attorney’s Office of Philadelphia, assistant district attorney, 2007-12 Law School: University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2007; member, Virginia Journal of Law and Social Policy College: University of Virginia, B.A., English, 2001

Suzanne M. Utke, Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby

Suzanne M. Utke Firm: Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby Location: Philadelphia Born: 1959,  Boulder, Colorado Practice Areas: Medical malpractice Partnership Date: Jan. 21, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, Bonner Kiernan Trebach & Crociata, May 2017-January 2019, senior shareholder, Christie & Young, May 2010-April 2017, senior partner, Goldberg Segalla, April 2007-May 2010, partner, German Gallagher & Murtagh, August 2001-April 2007, emergency department nurse at Nemours A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children (2004-2007), senior associate attorney, Margolis Edelstein, February 1997-August 2001, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 1981-1998, and Pennsylvania Hospital as a nursing supervisor, 1983-1987 Law School: Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1997 College: St. Joseph’s University, MHA, 1993

Gregory F. Vizza, Blank Rome

Gregory F. Vizza Firm: Blank Rome Location: Philadelphia Born: 1981, Philadelphia Practice Areas: Finance and restructuring, workouts and out-of-court restructurings, bankruptcy, restructuring/bankruptcy alternatives, litigation, maritime-restructuring, distressed M&A and reorganization in bankruptcy, DIP financing, creditor group representation, international insolvency Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, 2019-present, associate, 2008-2018 Clerkship: Judge Thomas M. Golden, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008 Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2007, cum laude College: Villanova University, B.A., 2003, political science, cum laude

Joshua J. Voss, Kleinbard LLC

Joshua J. Voss Firm: Kleinbard LLC Location: Philadelphia Born: 1981 Practice Areas: Commercial litigation Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019, associate, 2016-2018, Conrad O’Brien, associate 2010-2016 Clerkship: Judge Robert Kugler, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2009-2010 Law School: at Drexel University, Thomas R. Kline School of Law , J.D., 2009, summa cum laude, valedictorian, managing editor, Drexel Law Review College: University of Iowa, B.A., with high distinction, political science, 2002

Jodi S. Wilenzik, Post & Schell

Jodi S. Wilenzik Firm: Post & Schell Location: Philadelphia Born: Feb. 4, 1974 Practice Areas: Construction, government contracts and surety law Partnership Date: April 2018 Career:  Present firm, principal, April 2018, shareholder, Powell, Trachtman, Logan, Carrle & Lombardo Law School: Duquesne University School of Law College: Brown University

Michael S. Williams, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis

Michael S. Williams Firm: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Tax and wealth management trusts and estates Partnership Date: Aug. 1, 2018 Career: Present firm, 2014-present Law School: Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2012, cum laude Advanced Education: New York University School of Law, LL.M., taxation, 2013 College: University of Florida, B.A., economics, 2007

Nancy L. Williams, Kleinbard LLC

Nancy L. Williams Firm: Kleinbard LLC Location: Philadelphia Born: 1962, Washington, D.C. Practice Areas: Corporate finance and commercial real estate Partnership Date: Oct. 1, 2018 Career: pPresent firm, partner, Oct. 1, 2018-present; founding partner, Williams & Hannon, 2010-2018; shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, 2000-2009 Law School: University of Maryland, J.D., with honors, Order of the Coif, 1996 College: The College of William and Mary in Virginia, B.S., 1983

Clair E. Wischusen, Fox Rothschild

Clair E. Wischusen Firm: Fox Rothschild Location: Warrington Practice Areas: Litigation, real estate, zoning and land use, automotive, food and beverage Partnership Date: May 11, 2018 Career: Prior to her practice of law, she worked in the automobile industry as a finance manager. Law School: Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2009, cum laude College: Muhlenberg College, B.A., 2001, magna cum laude

Jonathan Wise, Greenberg Traurig

Jonathan Wise Firm: Greenberg Traurig Born: 1980, Allentown Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Litigation Partnership Date: March 2018 Career: Present firm, of counsel, 2018; senior director, associate general counsel, IP Litigation, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Horsham, 2010-2018; associate, Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP, New York, 2005-2010. Clerkship: Legal intern, Hon. Arthur J. Gajarsa, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington, D.C., fall 2004 Law School: Franklin Pierce Law Center, University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2005, magna cum laude Advanced Education: Temple University Fox School of Business, MBA College: Penn State University, B.S., chemical engineering, 2002

Sang Woo Lee, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin

Sang Woo Lee Firm: Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin Location: Philadelphia Practice Areas: Personal injury-defense,premises liability, property damage, motor vehicle liability-defense, commercial automobile and trucking litigation, products liability, retail liability Partnership Date: Jan. 1, 2019 Career: Present firm, partner, January 2019, associate, 2007-2018 Law School: Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2007 College: Yale University, B.A., 2001

Heather J. Zambelli, Post & Schell

Heather J. Zambelli Firm: Post & Schell Location: Pittsburgh Born: March 29, 1983 Practice Areas: Workers’ compensation Partnership Date: May 4, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, May 2018 Law School: Duquesne University School of Law College: University of Pittsburgh

Jennifer L. Zegel, Kleinbard LLC

Jennifer L. Zegel Firm: Kleinbard LLC Location: Philadelphia Born: 1981, Philadelphia, Practice Areas: Estates and trusts Partnership Date: July 16, 2018 Career: Present firm, partner, July 16, 2018- present; Reger Rizzo & Darnall, partner, 2011- July 2018, Law Offices of Jennifer L. Zegel, 2010-2011; The Law Firm of Choi & Associates, managing attorney, 2019-2010 Law School: Rutgers University School of Law-Camden, J.D., 2008 Advanced Education: Temple University James Beasley School of Law, LL.M. in taxation, 2012 College: Temple University, B.A., 2004