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Stephen A. Cozen C’61, L’64, Founder and Chairman of Philadelphia-based Cozen O’Connor, has been recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the category of General Litigation. Cozen O’Connor has 30 offices throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The firm has grown from just four attorneys in 1970 to its present complement of more than 750 attorneys. An accomplished litigator and counselor, Cozen is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, a designation held by only the most respected and experienced courtroom practitioners, a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, and a Senior Fellow of the Advisory Board of the Litigation Counsel of America. He is also well-recognized as a consummate strategist, an appellate advocate, and is frequently called upon for appellate advice, counsel, and oral advocacy before both state and federal appellate courts.

H. Robert Fiebach C’61, L’64, Senior Counsel in Cozen O’Connor’s commercial litigation department and co-chair of the firm’s legal malpractice group, has been recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the category of Business Litigation. In addition to his trial experience, Fiebach is an accomplished appellate advocate. He has successfully handled many appeals within his practice areas in the Pennsylvania Superior and Supreme Courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He has also successfully handled appeals in the Federal Courts of Appeal for the Second and Fourth Circuits.

Dan Solin L’66, a recognized wealth advisory coach and bestselling author, has joined forces with Dynamic Advisor Solutions in a strategic partnership to offer coaching and professional marketing services to advisors across the Dynamic network to help grow their businesses. Solin is the Founder and President of Solin Strategic, LLC and Evidence Based Advisor Marketing, LLC, which provide coaching, workshops, content, design and videos for websites and original blog articles that can be white labeled on a subscription basis, exclusively to evidence-based advisors. Dynamic Advisor Solutions works with wealth advisors to sharpen their practices.

Michael J. Kline W’ 66, L’69, PAR’ 98, Assistant General Counsel at Fox Rothschild LLP, was named a 2020 Professional Excellence Honoree by The New Jersey Law Journal in the Unsung Heroes category. The Unsung Heroes award recognizes individuals who are indispensable to the firm’s daily operations. A Former Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department, he now closely monitors the intake of new clients and reviews agreements into which the firm enters, including escrow agreements and HIPAA business associate agreements. He is Vice Chair of the firm’s opinions committee and oversees many opinion letters relating to mergers and financing.

Ian Comisky W’71, L’74 did a webcast in June titled “Anti-Money Laundering Due Diligence and Compliance in the 2020 Landscape: Going Beyond the Horizon.” Comisky is the Chair of International Compliance at Fox Rothschild LLP. He concentrates his practice in the areas of anti-money laundering compliance and complex corporate and commercial litigation. The Knowledge Group, a leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, organized the event.

Bruce M. Ludwig L’76 of Willig, Williams & Davidson was included in the 2020 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. He is a skilled litigator and strategist who has served as counsel and chief negotiator for a diverse array of labor organizations and their members, representing private and public sector unions and working individuals for more than 40 years. He counsels and represents clients on numerous state and federal legal issues ranging from discrimination, civil rights, labor law, collective bargaining, internal union affairs, unemployment compensation, and wage and hour issues, and frequently collaborates with union leadership on strategic legal and non-legal planning and on vitally important organizing campaigns. Ludwig represents clients at all levels of litigation and advocates on their behalf in state and federal courts, and before various administrative bodies, boards and commissions, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board (PLRB), labor arbitrators, and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PaHRC).

Michael P. Malloy L’76, the Distinguished Professor and Scholar at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, served as a member of the organizing committee, as well as the co-host, for the 7th Annual International Conference on Business, Law, and Economics, sponsored by the Athens Institute for Education and Research. Malloy participated in online discussions of several paper presentations on the digital environment and its varied effects on legal analysis, on asset management, and on professional education and training. On May 13, 2020, Malloy attended a virtual session of the steering committee of the UN Housing 2030 Initiative, based at the UN Offices in Geneva. The committee is in the planning stages of a study on housing affordability. Malloy, one of the principal drafters of the newly revised Policy Framework for Sustainable Real Estate Markets, was invited to participate as a member of the Real Estate Markets Advisory Group of the UN Economic Commission for Europe. Also in May, Wolters Kluwer published the third of five supplements this year for Malloy’s three-volume treatise Banking Law and Regulation. The 244-page publication offers new and updated legislative, regulatory, and case law developments including discussion of rules governing company-run stress testing for FDIC-supervised state nonmember banks and state savings associations; the “continuous violation theory” in whistleblower complaints; the D.C. Circuit’s decision in Am. Bankers Ass’n v. Nat’l Credit Union Admin., remanding to the NCUA as to community charter approvals based on a Core Based Statistical Area; and, the S.D.N.Y. decision in Vullo v. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, refusing to bar the comptroller from accepting national bank charter applications from fintech companies.

Jeffrey Pasek L’76, Past Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s labor & employment department, has been recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the category of Employment and Labor. He maintains a national practice of representing employers in all facets of labor and employment law, including the negotiating and drafting of employment agreements for c-suite executives. Pasek has handled collective bargaining negotiations and grievance arbitrations in a variety of industries, including apparel, construction, education, entertainment, food, health care, retail, and transportation. A former management trustee of a nationwide retirement plan, he also has extensive experience in handling withdrawal liability claims involving multi-employer pension plans. An active litigator, Pasek has tried cases and argued appeals in the federal courts throughout the United States, including before the US Supreme Court.

Bernard Lee L’77, a Member of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate group, has been recognized by The Legal Intelligencer as a 2020 Professional Excellence Award winner in the Lifetime Achievement category. This award is given to attorneys from all corners of the legal profession and the state, including jurists, office holders, and anyone else who has left an imprint on the legal history of the state during their career. Lee’s practice areas include real estate development and financing, mixed-use and mixed-finance projects, construction and architect agreements, and hotel management, acquisition, and development. His clients include individual developers and joint venture partners, small and major corporations, and governmental and quasi-governmental entities. Lee has served as a Commissioner on the Philadelphia City Planning Commission. He is a past member of the executive board of the Real Property Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and former President of the Barristers’ Association. Bernard’s recent pro bono work includes the representation of a small community church in the acquisition and financing of a building and serving as a mediator in the tenant-landlord Philadelphia Bar Association program.

Joseph C. Crawford L’79, was named a Partner at Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller. His practice focuses on general and commercial litigation. He joined Hangley Aronchick in 2019.

Thomas Connell L’79, who spent his entire legal career at WilmerHale (and its predecessor firm) in Washington, D.C., and in London, England, has traveled the world in retirement, often on foot for great distances. After trekking 1,100 miles on two ancient pilgrimage routes in northern Spain, he published a comprehensive journal/photo book titled Shadow of a Pilgrim: An Apostate Walks Two Caminos in Spain. It is available on Amazon, and is described in detail at His practice involved trials, appeals, arbitrations (domestic and international), and mediations, and substantial pro bono work.

Larry P. Laubach L’80, Chair of the Corporate Practice Group at Cozen O’Connor, has been recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the category of Mergers & Acquisitions. Laubach focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and securities matters for public and private companies in a wide variety of industries. He also serves as Vice Chair of the firm’s Business Law Department.

Nina Lahoud L’81 — who served over 33 years with the United Nations at headquarters and field locations, including in six peacekeeping operations in conflict-affected countries — continues her efforts to promote gender justice and to accelerate implementation of commitments made for the inclusion of women as equal partners in all UN peace support operations and peace processes. As the 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council’s groundbreaking resolution 1325 (2000) on Women, Peace and Security approached on 31 October, and the Council’s nine successor resolutions on this topic had not been fully implemented, she wrote an article on “What Fueled the Far-Reaching Impact of the Windhoek Declaration and Namibia Plan of Action as a Milestone for Gender Mainstreaming in UN Peace Support Operations and Where Is Implementation 20 Years Later” in the Journal of International Peacekeeping (Vol. 24 (2020) 1–52). In the article, she proposes that the UN Secretary-General spearhead a bold time-bound initiative to trigger accelerated implementation action of outstanding Security Council commitments in order to achieve serious progress over the next decade. In December 2018, Lahoud was appointed by the Office of the UN Secretary-General as a member of the Advisory Group to the High-Level Task Force on Financing of Gender Equality. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Stockholm-based International Legal Assistance Consortium, the Advisory Board of PassBlue, and the Global Leadership Council of Seeds of Peace.

Robert Silverman L’81, a Member at Cozen O’Connor, has been recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the category of Real Estate. Silverman represents developers, lenders, and owners in a variety of sophisticated transactions, including the development, acquisition, and sale of office buildings, warehouses, shopping centers, hotels, apartment buildings, and condominiums. His practice also includes the representation of residential developers and homebuilders, and the representation of borrowers and lenders in workout and foreclosure situations. Silverman also actively participates in real estate litigation matters.

Martha Manning L’83 has been appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which develops innovative therapeutics to treat orphan seizure disorders. Manning has spent more than 20 years in the life sciences sector, providing legal advice for development stage and commercial biopharma companies. Immediately prior to joining Marinus, she was Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where she helped to develop and execute corporate strategy, managed corporate governance for the board of directors, and handled all legal and compliance matters.

Amy P. DeShong L’86, a Partner at Wisler Pearlstine, was interviewed on Main Line TV’s show “Legal Talk with Stacy Clark” on custody, child support and alimony issues that are arising during the coronavirus pandemic. De Shong covered what parents should do to follow court orders, what to do if one parent does not cooperate with agreements due to the pandemic, and what should be done if a parent paying alimony or child support is furloughed or laid off. De Shong is a family law attorney who counsels clients on all aspects of divorce, child custody, distribution of assets, support and alimony, as well as property settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, cohabitation and partnership agreements, family business agreements, protection from abuse matters, and more.

Dan Guadalupe L’86, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A. and Co-Chair of its Litigation Law Practice Group and Diversity Committee, received the New Jersey Law Journal 2020 Professional Excellence Award for his leadership both within and outside of the firm. He was recognized for his efforts to educate, guide, and shape New Jersey’s legal future. Guadalupe represents clients in commercial litigation and “outside” general counsel assistance with a specialty in manufacturing and distribution, business disputes, medical device companies, construction, professional liability, franchise law, arbitrations and mediations, and international matters. He is a former President of the New Jersey Hispanic Bar Association and a former General Counsel of the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Jennifer Rosato Perea L’87, Dean and Professor of Law at Depaul University College of Law, received in October the Aguila Award from the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois. It is the organization’s highest honor for service to the legal profession, the organization and the Latino community. She has been recognized and honored in the past for her commitment to diversity and access.

Former Delaware Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr. L’ 88 has joined Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz as Of Counsel in the firm’s Corporate Department, in a move that reflects his long philosophical association with firm co-founder Martin Lipton and their shared views on corporate America and social responsibility.

Strine retired on Oct. 31, 2019 from the helm of Delaware’s influential and closely followed appellate court, long the final word on disputes over corporation law and the duties of companies to stockholders and investors.

During his time as Chief Justice beginning in 2014 and, previously, as Delaware’s Chancellor beginning in 2011 and as Vice Chancellor in 1998, Strine became a landmark figure. He authored opinions on corporate law conduct while also guiding the wider state court system into greater involvement in the needs of Delaware’s disadvantaged communities and those negotiating family law. Among his many findings was a decision in 2016 that overturned the state’s death penalty because of its failure to require a unanimous jury conviction. Strine’s long career on the bench was marked in part by opinions that mapped out the freedoms and limits of corporate and alternative entity conduct and contracts.

At Wachtell, Strine said his focus will be on counseling and advice to clients rather than in-court work. He said he was particularly enthused about helping clients develop good practices on employee, environmental, social and governance issues.

Strine is a Senior Fellow of the Harvard Program on Corporate Governance and an Advisor to the Institute for Law and Economics at Penn Law. From 2006 to 2019, Strine served as the Special Judicial Consultant to the ABA’s Committee on Corporate Laws and was the Special Judicial Consultant to the ABA’s Committee on Mergers & Acquisitions from 2014 to 2019.

Rev. Martin de Porres Bartel, O.S.B., L’89, a monk of the Saint Vincent Archabbey for 40 years and formerly the 14th president of Saint Vincent College, has been elected the 12th Archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey. With his election, Archabbot Martin also becomes Chancellor of Saint Vincent College and Saint Vincent Seminary. Prior to his appointment, Rev. Bartel served as Administrator of the Diocese of Pittsburgh’s MACH1 Parish Grouping, comprised of four parishes in Beaver County. The Archabbot is the spiritual head and father of Saint Vincent Archabbey, the first Benedictine monastery in the United States. The Saint Vincent monastic community is comprised of more than 150 monks in Georgia, Taiwan, and Brazil. Saint Vincent Benedictines also serve in parishes in Georgia, Virginia and Maryland in addition to parishes in the Pennsylvania dioceses of Greensburg, Altoona–Johnstown, Pittsburgh, and Erie.

Karen H. Davis L’89, PAR’16 became a Partner at Fox Rothschild. Her practice area is environmental law.

Mark Schoeller L’89 joined Conrad O’Brien as Of Counsel. He has experience in a range of commercial litigation and business matters, including contract disputes, unfair trade practices, antitrust claims and compliance, joint ventures and mergers, shareholder, dissenters’ rights and securities claims, director and officer liability, consumer fraud, franchising and business opportunity issues, restrictive covenants, intellectual property, insurance claims and coverage, False Claims Act and qui tam actions, and class actions. Schoeller practices at all levels of state and federal courts, as well as in administrative matters, private arbitrations and government investigations.

Aaron Krauss L’91, a Member of Cozen O’Connor, has been recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers under Business Litigation. Krauss concentrates his practice on business litigation, health care litigation, labor and employment litigation, and intellectual property litigation. He tries cases in both state and federal court and before arbitration panels on behalf of companies (or officers, directors or shareholders of companies) who have disputes with other companies or shareholders. Krauss has been named one of “40 Business Leaders Under 40” by the Philadelphia Business Journal and as a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” in Pennsylvania by American Lawyer Media.

Suzanne S. Mayes L’91, Co-Chair of the Public & Project Finance Practice Group at Cozen O’Connor, has been recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the category of Government Finance. Mayes focuses her practice on municipal and project finance, particularly in the areas of economic development, transportation, public works, education, senior living, and housing. She also serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Business Law Department and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and the Management Committee. She serves as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel, borrower’s counsel, and disclosure counsel to a wide range of public, for-profit, and not-for-profit clients. She regularly acts as bond counsel for state, county, and municipal clients in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware or as special counsel in the context of major capital projects or debt refinancings.

Todd A. Cox L’92, a former civil rights litigator and policy advocate, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors at Mary’s Center. Cox joined the board more than three years ago. He served in the Obama Administration and has held leadership positions in philanthropy and at several social justice and civil rights organizations, including the Ford Foundation, the DC Public Defender Service, and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. Founded in 1988, Mary’s Center is a community health center that provides health care, educational, and social services to more than 60,000 individuals from more than 50 countries.

Peter Rooney L’92 has joined the New York office of Morrison & Foerster as a Partner in its market-leading Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Rooney will also play an integral role in further building out Morrison & Foerster’s Private Equity practice. He brings to the firm 25 years of experience representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies, as well as other public and private companies.

Throughout his career, Rooney has frequently represented non-US.companies and investment funds, including sovereign wealth funds, from over 20 countries investing into the United States. Rooney also represents several financial services firms, including broker-dealers, securities exchanges, and trading venues. Much of this work involves matters at the convergence of technology and financial services.

Christopher Smith L’92, an attorney at Smith Anderson, was recognized by Chambers USA as among the top practitioners in North Carolina. He was listed for his general commercial work in litigation.

Rich Silverstein L’94 and Debbie (Rogow) Silverstein L’94 celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in November. They met at Penn Law. Debbie retired after 25 years at the US Bankruptcy Court. Rich is a real estate developer. They are the proud parents of three boys: Jonathan, who graduated from Michigan last year; Sam, who is playing basketball at Harvard next fall; and Noah, who is a freshman in high school.

Aliza R. Karetnick L’98 became a Partner at Ballard Spahr. Her practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, commercial litigation, retail and fashion.

Thad J. Bracegirdle L’97, a corporate litigation attorney, joined Bayard’s Wilmington, Del., office as Director of the firm’s Litigation Department. Bracegirdle litigates cases related to fiduciary duties, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and other issues on behalf of Delaware corporations and their directors and stockholders. He also has experience with disputes related to business entities governed by Delaware law.

Jonathan P. Baumstark L’01 became a Senior Partner in real estate finance at Riemer & Braunstein LLP, which specializes in the representation of financial institutions and debt and equity funds in national and regional commercial finance and real estate finance transactions. Since joining the firm as a Junior Partner in 2017, Baumstark has practiced in the firm’s New York office. He represents financial institutions and other institutional clients in connection with single lender and agented, multi-lender construction, mezzanine, and permanent financing projects on a local, regional, and national basis.

Robert Wollin L’01 has been promoted to General Counsel and Secretary at MeiraGTx Holdings plc, a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing potentially curative treatments for patients living with serious diseases.

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson L’03 was recently appointed to the Pepperdine University Board of Regents. Johnson, who is also a Partner with the international law firm of Locke Lord LLP, has served on numerous civic boards, and currently sits on the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board. Johnson represented the City of Dallas in the Texas House of Representatives for nearly a decade before his election as mayor of his hometown, the ninth-largest city in the United States.

Meredith C. Slawe L’05 has joined Cozen O’Connor as a Co-Chair of its national Class Actions Practice Group. Named a Shareholder, she will oversee a deep bench of experienced class action litigators. A rising star in the national class action defense bar, Slawe represents several leading businesses in their most significant class actions in state and federal courts. She is a trusted adviser to and advocate for retailers and consumer-facing businesses. She has been closely advising numerous retailers on a wide range of issues pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. Slawe will also co-lead the firm’s Retail Industry Group.

Carlos Uriarte L’05 has been named Chief Counsel for investigations for the Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis in the US House of Representatives. His prior government service includes working as Associate Deputy Attorney General at the US Department of Justice, where he was responsible for managing the department’s responses to congressional investigations, overseeing internal investigations, and advising department leadership on a wide range of legal and policy issues. Uriarte also worked for the Office of the Secretary at the US Department of the Interior, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Office of Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), and the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where he served as a clerk to Judge Juan R. Sanchez.

E. Taylor Brody L’06 has become a Partner at Straley Ronon Stevens & Young. Brody focuses her practice on counseling investment companies, boards of directors and investment advisers in connection with regulatory, compliance and transactional issues.

William Edward Green, Jr. L’06 has joined the Wilmington, Del., office of national corporate and litigation boutique Halloran Farkas + Kittila LLP as Counsel. Green concentrates his practice in complex corporate and commercial matters, with a particular focus on litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery related to mergers and acquisitions, director and officer liability, stockholder suits, and business valuation matters involving Delaware corporations and limited liability companies.

Prior to joining HFK, Green served for nearly a decade in the Investor Protection Unit of the Fraud and Consumer Protection Division of the Delaware Department of Justice where he represented the state in administering and enforcing securities laws in administrative, civil, and criminal proceedings. Before that, he practiced commercial litigation focused on the internal governance of Delaware business entities at the Delaware firms Potter Anderson & Corroon, and Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnel.

Matthew S. Olesh L’07 has become a Partner at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel. His practice areas are commercial litigation, government and public policy, labor and employment, business and finance. He joined the firm in 2019.

Mira Baylson L’08, an experienced trial attorney with deep knowledge of the federal and state courts in the Philadelphia region and a former Philadelphia public defender, has joined Cozen O’Connor as a Shareholder. She focuses her practice on government investigations, litigation, and enforcement actions. Baylson assists businesses with their most sensitive matters, often where government investigations and enforcement actions intersect with private class action litigation. Baylson has extensive experience counseling clients on the ins and outs of government enforcement, conducting internal investigations, and interfacing with the government at both the federal and state levels. Baylson is a first chair trial lawyer with numerous jury trials under her belt. She has a deep presence in the Philadelphia legal community and works closely with local government enforcement agencies on behalf of her clients.

Omar Pringle L’08 has become a Partner in the mergers and acquisitions and private equity and buyouts practice at Morrison & Foerster in New York. Pringle joins the firm after 12 years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, where he advised clients on corporate M&A and private equity transactions. He primarily worked with clients in the technology, life sciences, agricultural technology and sustainability fields. Pringle teaches a course on domestic and cross-border mergers as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School.

Jeffrey M. Rosenfeld L’09, has become a Partner in the Philadelphia office of Blank Rome. He concentrates his practice on business tax law.

Inna Zaltsman L’09, has become a Partner in the Philadelphia office of Blank Rome. She concentrates her practice on corporate and business law.

Lee Barnard L’10 has been named Vice President and Senior Counsel at Venerable, a privately held company with experience in successfully building and growing insurance businesses with patient, long-term capital. Barnard will focus on general corporate matters, as well as support the organization’s Investment Operations, Investment Management, and Finance teams. Barnard has broad experience in corporate transactions, securities and corporate governance matters, board and investor relations, and regulatory and government affairs. He has significant experience at a domestic and international level and has spent the last 5 years with Franklin Square Holdings, L.P., most recently as Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel.

Allison DeLaurentis L’10 has become a Partner at Pepper Hamilton. She concentrates her practice on white collar litigation and investigations and health sciences.

Abby J. Sher L’10, a Member in Cozen O’Connor’s global insurance department, has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star in the category of Insurance Coverage. She advises clients on issues arising under claims-made insurance policies, with a particular emphasis on managed care liability policies, medical malpractice policies, and life sciences policies. Sher’s representative cases involve sexual misconduct claims, opioid litigation, bad faith considerations, and risk retention mechanisms under professional liability and general liability insurance policies. She also has experience counseling clients in the first-party context, providing advice to clients on arson and fraud claims and providing analyses of claims handling obligations in the wake of catastrophic losses, including Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Irene.

Jennifer Brandt L’11 has been recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers in the category of Family Law. She is Chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Family Law group. She has significant experience representing parties in divorce, custody, and support/alimony matters throughout both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She assists parties with paternity issues, adoptions, and matters concerning assisted reproduction technology. She also negotiates prenuptial, post-nuptial and cohabitation agreements and mediates and arbitrates family law cases.

Leeza Garber L’11 was featured on the cover of Advisors magazine. She spoke about cybersecurity during the pandemic. An attorney, Garber is an adjunct law professor at Drexel University’s Kline School of Law with a focus on information privacy, and teaches at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania as a part-time lecturer on Internet Law, Privacy and Cybersecurity.

Robin Weiss C’07, L’11 joined Conrad O’Brien as a Litigation Associate. Weiss’ practice involves commercial litigation, where she represents clients in a range of commercial litigation matters, such as construction disputes and breach of contract matters. She also focuses on professional liability matters, where she represents firms and attorneys in legal malpractice matters and physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice disputes.

Harper Seldin C’11, L’14, an Associate at Cozen O’ Connor, has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star under Business Litigation. Seldin focuses his practice on business litigation, commercial disputes, and complex litigation. He has significant experience representing large public and privately held corporations in contract disputes in federal and state court. His substantial pro bono work includes civil rights litigation in federal court on behalf of transgender public school students. Seldin is a Buchholz Fellow for the Committee of Seventy, an independent and nonpartisan advocate for better government in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the Toll Public Interest Center Advisory Board and the Law Alumni Society Board of Managers at Penn Law. He is a member of the governing board for the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project, which works for juvenile justice and policy reform. His published legal scholarship focuses on child welfare.