Peter L. Frattarelli, chair of the labor and employment law department at Archer & Greiner, is participating on a panel that will discuss the federal health care reform law during the Hispanic Leadership Summit of New Jersey on Saturday at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J.

Archer & Greiner is a sponsor of the event, which features several keynote speakers, including U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, D-N.J.

More information is available at www.hispanicleadershipnj.com.

Gary Samms of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel was a featured panelist for The Legal‘s “Litigation Summit” on September 13 at the Sofitel Hotel in Philadelphia. The summit covered recent developments and concerns within the legal profession.

Samms chairs the firm’s professional liability practice group. He is also a member of the firm’s litigation and health care departments as well as the intellectual property litigation group.


The Delaware Valley Law Firm Marketing Group is hosting a panel on the use of LinkedIn and JD Supra as online legal marketing tools at noon September 25 in the Philadelphia office of Duane Morris, 30 South 17th St.

The keynote speakers are Adrian Lurssen, co-founder of JD Supra and vice president for strategic development, and Patrick Baynes, co-founder and head of social business at PeopleLinx. They will discuss the use of JD Supra and LinkedIn, along with other social media platforms, to help lawyers reach new clients, gain media attention and establish authority in their field of practice. Peggy Heffner, social media manager at Dechert, will moderate the panel.

Lunch will be served. To register and read more about this event, visit www.dvlawmarketing.org/rsvp.php.


Lawrence E. Ging joined the Pittsburgh office of Rawle & Henderson as an associate.

Ging concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance defense, medical professional liability, products liability and toxic tort defense. Ging earned his J.D. from the Duquesne University School of Law in 2003. •