Honored

Debra S. Rosen, a partner with Archer & Greiner, was honored by the Garden State Council, Boy Scouts of America as a recipient of the Women of Achievement award, bestowed upon women in business from the six counties in Southern New Jersey.

Rosen received the award for Camden County during a reception Dec. 5.

As vice president of legal for the Garden State Council, Rosen advises the organization’s leadership on all legal matters that arise.

At Archer & Greiner’s Haddonfield, N.J., office, Rosen concentrates her practice in complex environmental and toxic tort litigation as well as environmental due diligence and compliance.

Events

The Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia is set to host the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Jan. 20.

The association will recognize attorneys and judges who have been leaders in the Philadelphia legal community and made significant contributions to the city and the region at large through their work, dedication and public service.

Tickets can be purchased at http://goo.gl/dGxaTr.

Additions

Tracy A. Siebold joined Nehmad Perillo & Davis.

Siebold concentrates her practice on all facets of real estate development, with a primary focus on zoning, land use and affordable housing compliance.

She has represented Fortune 500 companies, national and regional commercial and residential developers, trade organizations, and landowners throughout New Jersey in connection with real estate transactions, zoning and land use applications and litigation, and affordable housing compliance and litigation.

Speakers

Marc S. Raspanti, a partner in Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, presented at the American Bar Association‘sHealth Law Institute in Washington, D.C.

Raspanti participated on the panel “Navigating Stormy Seas: Ethical Issues in Qui Tam Litigation Under the False Claims Act.”

Elected and Appointed

Duane Morris promoted four area attorneys to the firm partnership.

The new partners are:

Erin M. Duffy, of the health law practice group, concentrates her practice on corporate health care regulatory matters.

Patrick J. Kearney, of the trial practice group, has a national construction law and real estate litigation practice, handling a range of matters in federal and state courts across the United States and before arbitrators for international and domestic clients.

Brett L. Messinger, of the trial practice group, concentrates his practice in the areas of international and commercial litigation, banking litigation and law, consumer class actions, products liability, and more.

Robert M. Palumbos, of the trial practice group, helps companies and entrepreneurs resolve complex legal issues in appellate and commercial litigation.

Announcements

The Legal will be honoring another group of Pennsylvania luminaries with Lifetime Achievement Awards this year and would like your help in the selection process. Who do you think is deserving of being honored?

Email Ben Seal at bseal@alm.com by Friday with one paragraph highlighting a candidate’s outstanding career achievements to ensure that person is considered.

The Legal is seeking nominations for its 2014 Best Legal Departments contest, honoring the best in-house legal departments in Pennsylvania. Nominations can come from anyone and can be kept anonymous if that is preferred.

View the one-page nomination form at http://at.law.com/PaDepts14. Submit the completed questionnaire and essay to Ben Seal at bseal@alm.com by Jan. 31. •