multi-ethnic team

Speakers

Conrad O’Brien shareholder Patricia Hamill spoke on a panel at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ 2017 fall meeting and seminar in Boston, during the conference’s Title IX breakout session.

Hamill spoke on a panel titled “Representing Disciplined Students in Subsequent Litigation Against Colleges and Universities” and spoke with Matt Kaiser of Washington, D.C.’s KaiserDillon and Paul Lannon of Holland & Knight’s Boston office.

Hamill has experience representing clients spanning a breadth of matters, including complex commercial litigation, Title IX litigation, receiverships, insurance, securities, consumer class ­actions, government investigations and E-rate compliance.

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Capehart & Scatchard is set to host a CLE titled “Defending Against Health Insurance Company Billing and Coding Audits” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in its Mount Laurel, New Jersey, office.

Sheila Mints, chair of the firm’s health care and dental law department, is set to address how physician practices can respond to audits of medical services by health insurers.

Call 856-234-6800, extension 4143, for reservations or email marketing@capehart.com.

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Harold Cohen, a Dilworth Paxson partner and co-chair of the banking and financial services group, is scheduled to moderate a Burlington County Bar Association CLE program titled “Fraudulent Transfers: The Intersection of Property Rights and Creditors’ Rights” from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday in the Mount Holly, New Jersey, county office building.

Cohen advises banks and businesses in the formation and structure of transactions, loans and new ventures, business breakups and operations issues along with the ­special challenges involved with financially distressed businesses.

For more information and to register, contact the Burlington County Bar Association at 609-261-4542.

 

Additions

Erin K. Clarke joined Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads as an ­associate in the litigation department and a member of the labor and employment practice group.

Clarke focuses her practice on ­employment litigation and labor matters and has experience defending public and private employers in federal and Pennsylvania and New Jersey state courts and before administrative agencies.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Clarke was an associate with a large national law firm, where she advised clients in a broad range of employment matters.

 

Elected and Appointed

Weisberg Law’s Matthew Weisberg was appointed general counsel to Always Best Care-Philadelphia and Delaware.

Weisberg primarily practices in the areas of consumer, employment and civil rights, commercial litigation, attorney and business liabilities and real estate litigation.

Prior to Weisberg Law, Weisberg ­practiced with Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby where he ­focused on general liability defense and commercial foreclosures.

At McCabe, Weisberg & Conway, Weisberg represented large, primarily subprime lenders and investors in residential mortgage foreclosure and lender liability-related litigation.

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Grace M. Deon of Eastburn and Gray was elected to the Bucks County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Deon is a shareholder and member of Eastburn and Gray’s management committee.

Her practice focuses on employment, commercial and special education litigation.

She is the immediate past president of the Bucks County Bar Association.      

 

Clarifications

Based on information made available Monday, the story titled “Intermediate Appellate Court Candidates Get Big Boost From Litigators, Unions,” published Monday in The Legal, should have said Beaver County Judge Deborah Kunselman raised $371,975, with the Committee for a Better Tomorrow contributing $250,000 to her campaign.

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The story titled “Trial Lawyers Spent Big Bucks on 2017 Pa. Supreme Court Incumbents,” published Monday in The Legal, should have listed Justice Sallie Updyke Mundy as receiving $407,750 from the Committee for a Better Tomorrow, making the group her largest donor.    •