Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young partner David Franceski Jr. moderated “Soft Dollars and Commission Sharing Arrangements for Broker Dealers and Investment Advisors” at the national membership meeting of the National Society of Compliance Professionals on October 23 in Washington, D.C.

E. David Chanin, a member of Kleinbard Bell & Brecker‘s litigation department, is set to serve as the moderator of the Philadelphia Bar Association‘s business litigation committee lunch presentation titled “Principles of Bankruptcy Law for Non-Bankruptcy Litigators: Practice Tips and Pitfalls for the Unwary” on TueDecember 11sday.

Mitchell Kizner, shareholder in the environmental law department and general counsel of Flaster Greenberg, was tapped by the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education to participate as a moderator and panelist at a seminar WednDecember 12esday at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick, N.J.

The program is titled “2012 Review of New Jersey Environmental Law” and has been approved for 3.6 CLE credits.


Blank Rome partner Nicholas C. Harbist met with U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on November 14.

As co-director of the American Bar Association‘s White-Collar Crime Committee and a member of the Department of Justice Dialogue Group, a subcommittee of the White-Collar Crime Committee, Harbist and group members meet with the attorney general several times a year to discuss current issues in white-collar criminal law enforcement.

Best Law Firm Corporate Practices

The Legal will be publishing for the first time the Best Law Firm Corporate Practices supplement in 2013, honoring the top general corporate practices, as well as specialty transactional areas including: Real Estate, Finance and M&A, Bankruptcy/Reorganization, Non-litigation IP, and Corporate Governance.

Firms of all sizes are invited and should submit themselves for consideration. The deadline is March 4. Full instructions are available at www.law.com/image/pa/ads/corp2013.pdf. Contact bseal@alm.com for more information. •