J. Edmund Mullin ’66, of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list.
David Itkoff ’79 started writing an online column on Asset Management in The Legal Intelligencer.
Catherine Swift Sennett ’83, partner in charge of advisory services for Jackson Cross Partners, is the recipient of the 2015 Philadelphia SmartCEO Brava! Award.
Gregory R. Gifford ’84, a partner at the Lansdale law firm of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford, P.C., was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list.
Teresa Ficken Sachs ’84, shareholder and vice chair of the Appellate Advocacy Practice Group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, was awarded the William J. O'Brien Distinguished Service Award as "Defense Lawyer of the Year" by the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel (PADC).
Lisa Jacobs ’86, partner at DLA Piper in the Philadelphia office, was elected chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Business Law Section for the 2015-2016 term.
Bernard Max Resnick ’86 recently spoke as a panelist on the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers’ “Master Class” at the 49th annual MIDEM music industry convention in Cannes, France.
Elise Fialkowski ’91, of Klasko Immigration Law Partners, was named to the 2015 International Who’s Who Legal Corporate Immigration Attorneys list.
John J. Iannozzi ’04, of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.
S. Graham Simmons ’04, of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.
Edward J. Easterly ’06, Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.
William G. Roark ’06, of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.
Bhaveen R. Jani ’09 joined Blank Rome LLP as an associate in the consumer finance litigation group.
Andrew P. Grau ’10, of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.
J. Edmund Mullin '66, of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, was selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for 2015 in the area of Land Use/Zoning.
Michael H. Cook '73 was appointed by Governor McAuliffe to the Virginia Board of Medical Assistance Services. The Board oversees Virginia’s Medicaid program.
Timothy J. Carson ’75, a partner in the law firm Dilworth Paxson LLP in Philadelphia, recently traveled to Beijing and Qingdao, China where Tim was interviewed by two Chinese television stations and made presentations to several hundred prospective Chinese investors on “The Use and Benefits of the EB-5 Program in the Financing and Development of Public Infrastructure Projects in the United States.” The specific project at issue is the construction of the long-sought interchange between I-95 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bucks County, PA.
Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin ’76, a partner in the Norristown office of Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP, received the Legal Intelligencer 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award and will receive the Lynette Norton Award from The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Commission on Women in the Profession.
Marc P. Weingarten ’76 recently presented a CLE on the highs and lows of cross-examination. Weingarten has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for nine consecutive years and is a partner with Locks Law Firm.
Douglas Weiner ’76 joined Lipman & Plesur at its Long Island office on an Of Counsel basis. Weiner has over 36 years of wage-hour experience, representing both employees and employers.
Joan Arnold ’78, a partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP and chair of the firm’s Tax Practice Group, was elected president of the American College of Tax Counsel (ACTC), the preeminent professional association of tax lawyers in private practice. Arnold is the first woman to hold the office in the 33-year history of ACTC.
Mary Cushing Doherty ’78, partner at High Swartz LLP, met the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Annual Light the Night Executive Challenge, a fundraising campaign that invited participating corporate executives to raise at least $5,000.
David Itkoff ’79 published his second article in the online edition of The Legal Intelligencer in the “Expert Columns” series on Asset Management.
John C. Gillespie ’80 was named the 2015 recipient of the Burlington County Bar Association’s Haines Award, the association’s highest honor.
James R. Wells ’83 has joined ARI, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, as General Counsel.
Daniel A. Czaplicki LLM ’84, an attorney in taxation, business planning, and estate planning and administrationjoined Timoney Knox LLP.
Michael P. Gallagher ’84 was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Ireland Fund, a non-profit organization that assists Ireland and Irish-related causes in the United States. Gallagher is a partner with Pepper Hamilton, Berwyn, in the areas of corporate finance, private equity, securities, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.
Gregory R. Gifford ’84 was elected Secretary of the Montgomery Bar Association. Gifford joined Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford, P.C. in 1984 and practices personal injury, criminal and municipal law.
Louis Salerno ’84 has joined FUJIFILM Holdings American Corporation in Valhalla, New York as Counsel in charge of all government and commercial contracts for the biological company FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Texas, LLC.
Howard P. Dwoskin ’86 has been named Director of the Casualty Department at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. Dwoskin, formerly the Assistant Director of the Casualty Department, has been with the firm since 1987 and replaces firm president and CEO, Thomas A. Brophy.
Hon. Mark A. Kearney ’87 received the Montgomery Bar Association’s President’s Award for his lifetime of contributions as a lawyer to the Montgomery Bar Association.
Karen Buck ‘87 was presented with the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Public Interest Section’s Andrew Hamilton Award.
Hon. Lisa James-Beavers ’88 was named Deputy Director of the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law in February.
Steve Harvey ’89 has emerged as the leading voice for the Philadelphia-based organization “A Call To the Bar: Lawyers For Common Sense on Climate Change.” Its primary goal is to mobilize attorneys to exert pressure on politicians to take action on the issue.
Jeffrey Lalloway ’89 was elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Orange County Transportation Authority.
Bruce Matez ’89, a partner at Borger Matez, was recently named to the 2014 “Awesome Attorneys” list by South Jersey Magazine.
Jim Wittmer ’94 was elected to the Partnership Board at Grant Thornton LLP. Wittmer is the East region leader of the Strategic Federal Tax Services practice.
Jennifer Platzkere Snyder ’95 was promoted to equity partner at Dilworth Paxson LLP.
Sean J. Bellew ’97 joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the Trial Practice Group of its Wilmington, DE, office. Bellew focuses his practice on corporate, commercial, securities and antitrust litigation.
Shaun J. Mumford ’99 was named a shareholder at Saxton and Stump, LLP.
Alex Kasendorf ’00 and his wife, Christina ’00 CLAS, welcomed their third child, Ava Orchard Kasendorf, on April 8. Alex Kasendorf also received the Preeminent AV rating (5.0 out of 5.0) from Martindale-Hubbell.
Rebecca Waddell ’00 has joined Hall, Render, Killian, Heath and Lyman in the firm's Philadelphia office.
Michael Friedman ’01 was selected to SNJ Business People’s 2015 “40 Under 40 list.” He is an attorney with Jackson Lewis, P.C. and concentrates his practice in workplace and employment issues.
Edward Goldis ’01 was named a partner in the personal injury law firm of Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig LLP. Goldis specializes in the fields of auto defects, product liability, construction and workplace accidents and medical malpractice.
Brent A. Lewis ’01 was promoted to partner at Hunton & Williams LLP. Lewis represents issuers, underwriters, servicers, originators and other market participants in public and private securitizations involving residential and commercial mortgage loans.
H. David Seidman ’01 was admitted to partnership in the litigation department of the law firm of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP.
Anthony S. Rachuba IV ’01 JD ’04 LLM became a shareholder in the law firm of firm of Fitzpatrick, Lentz & Bubba, PC in Center Valley, PA. He is a member of the Firm’s Estate Planning and Administration group.
Douglas A. Smith ’02 joined Spencer Law Firm. His practice areas include estate planning, estate administration, business succession planning, non-profit organizations and representing clients in federal tax disputes.
John J. Iannozzi '04, of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list in the area of Land Use/Zoning.
Matthew B. Ginsburg ’04 was promoted to partner at the Philadelphia office of Dechert LLP.
Andrew Maguire ’04 has been named a shareholder with the firm of McCausland Keen & Buckman based in Radnor, PA.
Heather H. Munoz ’04 and her husband announced the birth of Tobin Munoz Maxwell born on November 16, 2014.
Margaret A. Ziemianek ’04 was promoted to Special Counsel at Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLC. Ziemianek is in Commercial Litigation and Insurance Recovery in the firm’s San Francisco office.
Adam L. Fernandez LLM ’05 was elected partner at Wisler Pearlstine, LLP. He has been an associate in the firm’s Business, Tax and Estates practice groups.
Edward J. Easterly ’06 was named a Member of the firm of Norris McLaughlin and Marcus, P.A. Mr. Easterly has been an associate attorney with the firm’s Pennsylvania office, located in Allentown, since 2007.
Joseph P. Gushue ’06 was named a shareholder in the intellectual property law firm of Volpe and Koenig, PC. Gushue works in the firm’s Philadelphia office.
Jeffrey W. Lesovitz ’06 was elected to Partnership at the law firm of BakerHostetler in the Philadelphia office. Lesovitz is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group.
William G. Roark ’06, of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, was named on the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list in the area of Environmental Litigation. He also co-led the Montgomery Bar Association Young Lawyers Section’s “Dress for Success” efforts. An estimated 600 pounds of women’s professional clothing were donated toward Dress for Success Philadelphia, an organization dedicated to promoting the economic independence of disadvantaged women.
Judge Jacquelyn Frazier-Lyde ‘07 spoke at the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Chancellor’s Forum “Champions of Negotiation” on December 17. Frazier-Lyde practiced law and served as in-house counsel for her father, former Heavyweight Champion Joe Frazier at Smokin’ Joe Frazier Inc. Judge Frazier-Lyde is a professional and amateur Sports Hall of Famer as a former five-time champion boxer.
John F. Walko ’07 presented a CLE on Pennsylvania’s criminal homicide laws to attorneys serving as mock jurors for the annual High School Mock Trial District Competition held at the Montgomery County Courthouse. Walko also recently joined the law firm of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, P.C. as an associate in the Municipal Law, Real Estate Law, and Criminal Defense departments.
Marie K. McConnell ’08 JD ’09 LLM became a shareholder in the law firm of firm of Fitzpatrick, Lentz & Bubba, P.C. in Center Valley, PA. She serves as an attorney in FLB’s Corporate, Business and Banking Group.
Andrew P. Grau ‘10, of Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, was named to the 2015 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list in the area of Business/Corporate. He also moderated a session of the 4th Annual Small Business University, a half day education program on business transitions and decisions.
Joseph Ring ’12 joined Martin Law as an associate and will focus primarily on Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law.
Valerie Calderon ’13 became an Account Executive specializing in professional services, public relations, business development and crisis communications with Maven Communications in Philadelphia, PA.
Benjamin S. Bolas ’14 joined Dilworth Paxson, LLP as an Associate in the Tax Department.
Dawn N. Perez-Slavinski ’14 has joined Christian & Barton L.L.P. in Richmond, Virginia, as an associate in health care and corporate practice groups.
June P. Singh ’14 joined Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter and Stein, PC as an associate in the Land Use, Zoning and Development Group.