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Additions

Saxton & Stump welcomed Jennifer Steele to the firm as the director of concierge services.

Steele is a hospitality professional whose role is focused on creating a service-oriented atmosphere for clients and guests of the firm.

Steele will provide strategy and leadership for the firm’s growing hospitality team across Saxton & Stump’s offices.

In this role, she will anticipate needs and organize accommodations for visiting clients and guests.

Steele joins Saxton & Stump with a background of over 25 years in the hospitality industry.

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Berger Montague announced that attorneys Krysten Connon and Amey Park joined the firm’s Philadelphia office.

Connon and Park join several other recent hires at Berger Montague, which recently moved into its new office headquarters in Philadelphia and expanded its practice areas.

Connon, who previously practiced as a litigation associate at Pepper Hamilton, joined the firm’s employment and unpaid wages practice group, where she will concentrate on wage-and-hour class and collective actions arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state laws.

She previously worked at Women Against Abuse, where she litigated cases originating as domestic violence matters.

Additionally, she co-authored the book “Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism,” which presents the results of interviews with abortion providers around the intersections of law, policy and anti-abortion violence.

Connon currently serves on the board of directors of Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Park previously practiced as a litigation associate at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, where she represented clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, including commercial litigation, financial services litigation, products liability, premises liability and fiduciary litigation for financial institutions involving charitable trusts.

Park joined Berger Montague’s consumer protection practice group, where she will concentrate on protecting and vindicating the rights of consumers who have been harmed by dangerous and defective products, false advertising and illegal fees.

Speakers

Thomas Donnelly and Elizabeth Fineman of Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown are set to speak at the third annual Business Law Institute of the Bucks County Bar Association, where they will discuss business issues in divorce and family law.

The seminar is scheduled to take place May 14.

The discussion will include business control issues, the impact of agreements among business owners on equitable distribution and support, and remedies and valuation concerns and strategies.

Donnelly is a business and commercial litigation attorney with a focus on complex business transactions and disputes.

Fineman practices exclusively in family law with experience in high-net-worth individuals with complex assets and tax valuation issues.

Events

The Philadelphia chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators is set to host its annual Legal Expo at The Tenant Lounge in the Mellon Bank Building from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 15.

Members and guests will have the opportunity to learn about the products and services the ALA’s business partners provide in a networking event involving four-minute networking sessions.

This year’s expo is also set to provide members and guests an opportunity to win prizes.

This event is open to all Philadelphia ALA members free of charge. Guests are welcome. RSVP by May 10 to attend.

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.