Legal Roundup

DRINKER BIDDLE: Drinker Biddle Names Dan Aiken to Lead Philadelphia Office

By Drinker & Biddle | Jun 11, 2019

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP announced that Daniel H. Aiken has been appointed Regional Partner in Charge (RPIC) of the firm’s Philadelphia office. Aiken’s appointment took effect on May 24, 2019.

HOLLAND & KNIGHT: Leading M&A Attorney Craig Circosta Joins Holland & Knight in Philadelphia

By Holland & Knight | Jun 11, 2019

Well-known Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Attorney Craig Circosta has joined Holland & Knight's Philadelphia office as a partner. Mr. Circosta focuses on M&A and general corporate and securities matters for clients ranging from small, privately owned companies to Fortune 100 public companies.

ARCHER & GREINER: Archer Welcomes Eight Summer Associates

By Archer & Greiner, PC. | Jun 11, 2019

Archer is pleased to welcome our 2019 Summer Associates. This year’s summer class includes eight students from various law schools. Archer’s Summer Associate Program provides a wide range of opportunities for accomplished law students to gain real world experience working with attorneys, staff and clients, as well as the opportunity to socialize with many of the firm’s lawyers, professionals and staff.

OBERMAYER: Attorney Lanique Roberts to be a Panelist at “Dear Black Fathers” Event

By Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP | Jun 10, 2019

Family law attorney Lanique Roberts will be a panelist at the Dear Black Fathers event.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA: Langhorne Podiatrist to Pay $75,000 and Cease Prescribing Schedule II Opioids for Two Years

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania | Jun 10, 2019

U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Langhorne podiatrist Dr. Ronald Klein will pay $75,000 and stop prescribing Schedule II opioids, a class of controlled substances with a high potential for abuse, for two years to resolve allegations that he improperly prescribed opioids to one of his patients from October 2014 to October 2016.

GREENBERG TRAURIG: Greenberg Traurig Boosts Its Reach in the Philadelphia Real Estate Market, Doubling Local Team

By Greenberg Traurig LLP | Jun 4, 2019

The latest addition of real estate attorney Jennifer L. Wunder comes amid 18 months of robust growth for the Real Estate group in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP's Philadelphia office.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Cozen O’Connor’s Institutional Response Group Continues to Expand with the Addition of Helen Park, Peter C. Lim, and Adam M. Shapiro

By Cozen & O'Connor | Jun 4, 2019

Cozen O’Connor welcomed three highly regarded investigative attorneys — Helen Park, Peter C. Lim, and Adam M. Shapiro — to its growing Institutional Response Group (IRG).

SAUL EWING: Higher Education Vice Chair Named to the Nacua Board of Directors

By Saul Ewing LLP | Jun 3, 2019

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr announced that its Higher Education Practice vice chair, Josh Richards, will serve on the National Association of College and University Attorneys’ (NACUA) Board of Directors for a three-year term beginning in June 2019 as part of the Board At-Large.

BALLARD SPAHR LLP: Ballard Spahr Recognized as Top U.S. Firm for Women by Law360

By Ballard Spahr LLP | Jun 3, 2019

Law360 has ranked Ballard Spahr one of the top U.S. firms for women, placing it 11th among firms with more than 600 lawyers.

BALLARD SPAHR LLP: Harry Weiss Honored By Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

By Ballard Spahr, LLP | May 28, 2019

Harry Weiss, Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr's Environment and Natural Resources Group, was recently honored by the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education with the Henry Meigs Award for outstanding environmental leadership.

ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF PENNSYLVANIA: Butler Couple Charged in $1.3 M Fraud Scheme Now Facing Tax Charges

By U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania | May 28, 2019

Two residents of Butler County, Pennsylvania, previously indicted in Pittsburgh on April 17, 2019, on charges of mail fraud, conspiracy to commit mail fraud, embezzlement from a healthcare benefit program, conspiracy to commit money laundering, money laundering, and making a false statement in a loan application, have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on additional charges of conspiracy and filing false tax returns, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.s. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Manufacturer for Workplace Safety Hazards Following Employee Amputation

By U.S. Department of Labor | May 27, 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Champion Modular Inc. for exposing employees to safety and health hazards at its Strattanville, Pennsylvania, facility. The company faces $687,650 in penalties.

COZEN O'CONNOR: 63 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

By Cozen & O'Connor | May 27, 2019

Super Lawyers has selected 63 Cozen O'Connor attorneys to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

WILSON ELSER: Wilkinson to Serve as Vice President of the Pennsylvania Bar Association

By Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman and Dicker LLP | May 27, 2019

Kathleen D. Wilkinson (Partner-Philadelphia) was elected vice president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association at the PBA's Annual Meeting on May 17, 2019, in Lancaster. She will thereafter serve as the association's president-elect and as its 2021−2022 president.

PEPPER HAMILTON LLP: Forty Lawyers From Pepper Hamilton Named to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists for 2019

By Pepper Hamilton LLP | May 22, 2019

Pepper Hamilton announced that 40 lawyers have been named by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine as top attorneys in the state for 2019.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Women’s Resource Center’s 13th Annual Leadership Luncheon

By Fox Rothschild LLP | May 13, 2019

Jacqueline G. Segal, who is on the Women's Resource Center Advisory Board, hosted the Fox sponsored table at the WRC's 13th Annual Leadership Luncheon on May 8, 2019.

ECKERT SEAMANS: Eckert Seamans welcomes Maya Cheriyan as an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office and Business Division

By Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC | May 13, 2019

Eckert Seamans issued the following announcement on May 8.Eckert Seamans is pleased to welcome Maya Cheriyan as an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office and Business Division.

FOX ROTHSCHILD LLP: Fox Rothschild Promotes Catherine Monte to Chief Knowledge and Innovation Officer

By Fox Rothschild LLP | May 13, 2019

In a move that cements the firm’s commitment to fostering strategic and innovative solutions that drive efficiencies in the delivery of client services.

COZEN O'CONNOR: Cozen O’Connor Signs on for Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certification to Increase Diversity in Firm Leadership

By Cozen & O'Connor | May 13, 2019

Cozen & O'Connor issued the following announcement on May 8.Cozen O’Connor announced they are signing on for Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certification.

CLARK HILL: Clark Hill Attorneys Named 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

By Clark Hill PLC | May 13, 2019

Clark Hill PLC issued the following announcement on May 9.Twenty attorneys of Clark Hill’s Philadelphia and Pittsburgh offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers & Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers, published by Law & Politics magazine, is a consumer guide to outstanding attorneys based on a multi-step selection process including a survey and peer review.

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