The Philadelphia office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka is scheduled to partner with Drucker & Scaccetti in offering a full-day CPA and CLE seminar June 4.

Titled "How to Avoid a Tax Controversy (or What to Do If You Can’t)," the event is for executives and professionals interested in avoiding or effectively dealing with tax controversies at the federal, state and local levels.

Attendees can register for the morning session, set from 8:30 a.m. to noon, or the afternoon session, from 1 to 4:30 p.m., for $45, or the full-day session for $75.

For more information, contact Rose Gallen at 610-772-2339 or visit


Lynn Rosner Rauch, a partner with Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, is set to participate on a panel during the University of Pennsylvania Law School reunion weekend’s third CLE panel discussion Friday.

The program, titled "Art Law: Litigating Issues From the Barnes Foundation and Beyond," is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on the Penn Law campus, 3501 Sansom St., Philadelphia.

Rauch and the other panelists will discuss some of the complex legal issues involved in dealing with the art collection of Dr. Albert C. Barnes and an educational art institution in Philadelphia, the Barnes Foundation.

Ballard Spahr partner Steven W. Suflas is set to speak at the National Employment Law Institute‘s 18th annual midyear employment law conference at 2 p.m. Thursday in Arlington, Va.

Suflas will join a panel providing a review of current legal authority on the enforcement of waivers of employment claims, exit interviews and tax issues arising from settlement payments.

Chad Staller, senior economist with the Center for Forensic Economic Studies, was a panelist at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance‘s annual conference April 11 in San Antonio.

The panel examined the top 100 jury verdicts against trucking companies.

Elected and Appointed

Mary Frances "Fran" Grabowski joined Post & Schell‘s health care practice group as a principal.

Grabowski most recently served as deputy chief counsel for the Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of General Counsel, Department of Public Welfare, and was the state’s senior Medicaid attorney.


The Legal won’t be asking for official nominations until early June, but it’s time to begin thinking about outstanding attorneys under the age of 40 in Pennsylvania to nominate for The Legal‘s Lawyers on the Fast Track.

Keep them in mind, because when The Legal begins accepting nominations, your insight will play a key role in helping highlight the excellent work attorneys are doing across the state. •