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Frank Newell Joins Cozen O’Connor

PHILADELPHIA — Francis P. Newell, a veteran civil and criminal antitrust litigator with more than 34 years of experience, has joined Cozen O’Connor as co-chair of the firm’s antitrust & trade regulation practice group. He previously practiced at Harkins Cunningham LLP. Newell...

Stephanie Resnick To Receive Philadelphia Bar Association’s Sandra Day O'Connor Award

PHILADELPHIA — Recognizing her more than two decades of service and dedication to the advancement of women in the legal profession, the Philadelphia Bar Association will honor Fox Rothschild Litigation Chair Stephanie Resnick with its prestigious Sandra Day O’Connor Award. Named for the...

Littler Mendelson Welcomes Philadelphia Attorney Thomas Benjamin “Ben” Huggett

PHILADELPHIA - Littler Mendelson P.C. announced the addition of Thomas Benjamin "Ben" Huggett as a shareholder in its Philadelphia office. Huggett is a labor lawyer with deep specialty in Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)-related matters. Huggett was formerly a partner at Morgan...

Robert J. Mongeluzzi Named Co-Counsel In Fatal Tourist Boat-Barge Collision

PHILADELPHIA - Robert J. Mongeluzzi has been selected by New York-based plaintiff's firm Ronai & Ronai, LLP to serve as co-counsel representing the two young Hungarian victims of the fatal July 7 collision between the Ride the Ducks tourist boat and a sludge barge on the Delaware River, according...

Duane Morris Adds Adam J. Taliaferro To Its Employment, Labor, Benefits, Immigration Practice

PHILADELPHIA - Duane Morris LLP has announced that Adam J. Taliaferro has joined the firm's Employment, Labor, Benefits and Immigration Practice as an associate in its Cherry Hill, N.J., office. The addition to the firm of the well-known motivational speaker, former Penn State University football...

Robert M. Goldich Co-Chairs ABA Labor & Employment Law Committee

PHILADELPHIA - Robert M. Goldich, a shareholder in Greenberg Traurig's Philadelphia office, has been appointed to a two-year term as employer co-chair of the Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee (ERR) of the American Bar Association's Section of Labor & Employment Law. The...

Littler Mendelson Welcomes Defense Attorney Edward T. Ellis To Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - Littler Mendelson P.C. has announced that Edward T. Ellis, a prominent defense attorney, has joined the firm. Ellis, a former partner at the Philadelphia office of Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads LLP, will be a shareholder in Littler's Philadelphia office. During his...

Anapol Schwartz Announces Merger With Coben & Associates

PHILADELPHIA - Anapol, Schwartz, Weiss, Cohan, Feldman & Smalley P.C. has announced that Coben & Associates will merge with the firm effective Sept. 30, 2010. Principal Larry Coben will join Anapol Schwartz as a shareholder and practice in the Philadelphia office. Coben is nationally known...

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Murphy Joins Fox Rothschild LLP

PHILADELPHIA - Fox Rothschild LLP has announced that former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Murphy has joined the firm as a partner. Murphy will be a member of the firm's Litigation Department resident in the Philadelphia and Warrington (Bucks County, Pa.) offices. The first Iraq war veteran elected to Congress...

PI Lawyer Patricia Giordano Appointed To New Jersey Association For Justice Positions

PHILADELPHIA - Personal injury attorney Patricia M. Giordano of the Philadelphia personal injury law firm Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig has been appointed to the New Jersey Association for Justice's (NJAJ) Board of Governors and will serve as co-chair of the organization's...

Ex-Gov. Edward G. Rendell Rejoins Ballard Spahr

PHILADELPHIA - Edward G. Rendell, who left elected office last week after serving two terms as governor of Pennsylvania, will rejoin Ballard Spahr as a partner in the Philadelphia office, firm Chair Arthur Makadon has announced. Rendell is a former mayor of Philadelphia, city district attorney, and chair...

Friedman Schuman, Jenkintown Law Firm, Adds Philadelphia Office

JENKINTOWN, Pa. - Friedman Schuman PC is pleased to announce the opening of its new office at Two Penn Center, 1500 JFK Boulevard, Suite 1030, Philadelphia, Pa. The phone number is (215) 635-7200. Since its founding in 1987, Friedman Schuman has excelled as a full-service suburban law firm with a...

Royce Smith Named To Editorial Board Of Legal Intelligencer Supplement

PHILADELPHIA - Personal injury law firm Feldman Shepherd Wohlgelernter Tanner Weinstock & Dodig has announced that plaintiffs' attorney Royce W. Smith has been named to the editorial board of Young Lawyer , a monthly supplement to the country's oldest daily legal newspaper, The Legal Intelligencer...

Richard P. Haaz Merges With Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky P.C.

NORRISTOWN, Pa., - Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky P.C. is growing again as Richard P. Haaz merges his highly successful litigation practice and becomes the founding managing attorney of the firm's new Montgomery County office, the principals announced. He began working out of the firm's...

Thorp Reed & Armstrong Expands Philadelphia Office With 2 New Associates

PHILADELPHIA - Thorp Reed & Armstrong LLP continues to expand the firm's presence in the Philadelphia region with the addition of two new associates, Karen M. Sanchez and Nolan G. Shenai . Sanchez, who concentrates her practice in the areas of financing, creditors' rights, lender liability...

Littler Mendelson Reports Uptick In Whistleblower Matters And Formalizes Practice Group

BOSTON - Littler Mendelson P.C. , the nation's largest employment and labor law firm representing management, reports a 25 percent increase in the number of whistleblower and retaliation claims the firm has handled between 2009 and 2011 as a result of changing regulations stemming from the Dodd-Frank...