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Quietly Achieving Record Recoveries

Raynes McCarty

Standing, left to right: Joseph Z. Traub, A. Roy DeCaro**, Martina W. McLaughlin, Martin K. Brigham*, Stephen E. Raynes*, Gerald A. McHugh**, Harold I. Goodman**, Charles P. Hehmeyer, Regina M. Foley, Eugene D. McGurk, Timothy R. Lawn*, Amber Racine. Seated, left to right: Daniel Bencivenga, Mark J. LeWinter *Best Lawyers 2014, ** Lawyer of the Year

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or more than 45 years, the attorneys at Raynes McCarty have been representing victims of serious injuries in high profile cases, securing life changing recoveries for them in the process. Despite the landmark nature of its results, the firm safeguards the confidentiality of its settlements in keeping with its commitment to always protect the best interests of the client. Last year, Raynes McCarty again secured for its clients record-setting recoveries in multiple states. Raynes McCarty’s commitment to excellence is reflected in its U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” recognition as a Tier 1 firm in Philadelphia for employment law - individuals and for plaintiffs’ in three categories for 2014: product liability litigation, medical malpractice law, and personal injury litigation. In addition, six of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in

Metropolitan Tier 1 Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Metropolitan Tier 1 Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

The Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, Roy DeCaro has been named as the Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year in Philadelphia for plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation, Jerry McHugh has been named as the Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year in Philadelphia for plaintiffs’ product liability litigation, and Harold Goodman has been named as the Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year in Philadelphia for employment law - individuals for 2014.

Raynes McCarty

1845 Walnut Street | Suite 2000 | Philadelphia, PA 19103 PHONE 215.568.6190

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A Tradition of Excellence in Workers’ Compensation At Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo, lawyers have been serving injured workers for three generations

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with John G. Harkins, Jr. of Harkins Cunningham LLP, Philadelphia, listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 30 years the financing, accounting and the underlying economics. What is one example of a case/ matter you are particularly proud of? The “Three Mile Island” litigation may have been the most interesting and challenging assignment I have worked on. It required gaining a thorough knowledge of reactor technology, the health effects of low-level ionizing radiation, the application of epidemiology to causation issues, and the development of creative approaches to issues uniquely What would you say is the most arising out of this first major nuclear accident under the federal rewarding aspect of practicing Price-Anderson Act. To gain the in your area of law? The most rewarding aspect of my practice has required knowledge, I was able to spend a substantial amount of time been the opportunity to explore at Brookhaven National Laboratory the background of the litigation to study health effects of low-level involved—the nature of the industry, the science or technology, ionizing radiation and related

subjects; and that resulted in a continuing interest in molecular biology, a subject I had never previously studied. How has the legal industry in your field changed in the last 30 years? Law has become much more compartmentalized into what some would describe as specialties. My own view has always been that the underlying substantive law can generally be efficiently absorbed into the preparation of a complex piece of litigation, and that the more important skills involved in prosecuting or defending that litigation are those that traditionally have been described as belonging to the general litigator, a term I have always associated with the Cravath firm. What does being included in Best Lawyers for 30 years mean

to you? It is obviously an honor to have been recognized by Best Lawyers for thirty years, perhaps a reflection of the fact that I have tried to set a high professional standard and have worked very hard on behalf of our clients. What is one piece of advice you would give to new attorneys? Pay attention to your clients’ needs and objectives, and have a coherent plan for meeting those needs and objectives. What is the biggest obstacle you see for your practice area in the next 30 years? Overspecialization remains a concern of mine, coupled with an emphasis on commercialization in connection with litigation and the practice of law generally, rather than professionalism.

with Ronald B. Glazer of Astor Weiss Kaplan and Mandel, LLP, Philadelphia, listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 30 years

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Philadelphia and the surrounding five-state area. I was offered a position with a firm that was very involved with facilitating all of this growth and had some top specialists. I seized the opportunity. What would you say is the most rewarding aspect of practicing in your area of the law? Building relationships with brilliant lawyers around the country and seeing the revitalization of areas, turning Philadelphia and neighboring cities into vibrant urban centers. What has been the key to your success? Never stop learning and performing work efficiently and economically.

What is one example of a case/ matter you are particularly proud of? Creating a condominium and air rights legal structure for the redevelopment of the Reading Terminal Headhouse in Philadelphia with a new railroad station, a “grand hall” (the former railroad shed), retail stores and restaurants, a hotel, and the Philadelphia Convention Center in order to enable separate ownership and financing of the various parts. How has the legal industry in your field changed in the last 30 years? Much more mobility and bottom line orientation with less emphasis on loyalty, professional

cooperation, and respectful relationships. What does being included in Best Lawyers for 30 years mean to you? That I must be doing something right. What is one piece of advice you would give to new attorneys? That there are many smart lawyers out there, but very few give efficient and economical good service. What would you like to change in the practice? Unnecessarily complex documents and the use of forms and documents without understanding the reason for each provision.

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A Tradition of Excellence in Workers’ Compensation For the Krasnos, representing injured workers in Pennsylvania is not just a career, but a family tradition. Starting in 1936, when The Honorable Isadore Krasno—a workers’ compensation judge—established the law firm currently known as Krasno, Krasno & Onwudinjo, three generations of the Krasno family have come through the practice. After Isadore’s son Lester joined the firm in 1970, the firm was a two-man operation until the early 1980s, when it began adding attorneys and offices. In 1999, Lester’s son Jason joined the practice. “I remember sitting in my room in law school and thinking about how fortunate I was to have my father as a mentor,” recalls Jason, who is now the firm’s managing partner. “It was at that moment that I realized my calling was to work side-byside with my father and help run a family practice, and hopefully grow it and make it more successful. And not a day goes by that I regret the decision I made.” Since joining the firm, Jason has been instrumental to its expansion. Today, the firm comprises 16 lawyers across nine offices, and its primary focus remains on representing individuals in workers’ compensation and social security disability matters. “By concentrating in these areas for the past 40 years we have gained extensive experience in all types of work-related injuries, but I think the primary reason we’ve been able to grow and be successful is the fact that we are a client-oriented practice, which means clients come first before anything and everything,” Jason says. As part of that philosophy,

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clients are treated as members of the family, rather than as numbers or case files. The firm’s members make a point of responding to emails immediately and return all phone calls within 24 hours; they are also available to clients on weekends and even over holidays. “When someone calls the firm, they’re not going to speak to four different people before they get to a lawyer, they’re going to get to a lawyer right away, and they’re going to get their questions answered by a lawyer right away,” Jason notes. For every client, the firm creates an individualized case plan while also educating clients about the possible outcomes in their case. With their consummate experience in workers’ compensation and social security disability benefits, the firm’s lawyers are able to separate fact from fiction for clients, ensuring that they have a clear understanding of the process.

PEOPLE TRUST US AND RECOGNIZE THAT WE CAN BE A POWERFUL ADVOCATE IN THEIR CASE. “We don’t just give clients some broad idea of what’s going to happen, we explain the significance of the facts of their case and provide them with an accurate picture of how their case will proceed,” Jason says. “Everyone comes in here with some preconceived notion of workers’ compensation or social security disability, and in a very professional but blunt style we tell them what they need to hear, not what they want to hear; and I think when you combine that approach with the fact that we have been practicing in these two areas for decades, people trust us and recognize that we can be a

From left to right: Jason Krasno, Lester A. Krasno, and Andrew C. Onwudinjo

powerful advocate in their case.” Over the years, Jason has tenaciously represented thousands of injured workers against a wide array of employers and their insurance carriers, securing tens of millions of dollars in settlements for his clients. Because of this track record, he has been included in The Best Lawyers in America along with his father and Geoffrey Dlin, a former workers’ compensation judge who is also certified as a specialist in workers’ compensation by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Law Section. “Not only are we the only law firm in the state with three generations of workers’

compensation lawyers who have come through the practice, but we are also the only firm in the state with a lawyer who has served as a workers’ compensation judge and been certified as a specialist in the area,” Jason observes. Beyond their expertise, Jason credits the work ethic of the firm’s members as a main factor in the firm’s continued growth. “I like to think we’re the hardest working firm out there,” he says. “Every client who comes through the door receives 110 percent of our knowledge and experience, no matter how minimal the injury. And I believe that, more than anything else, has helped define our success everywhere that we’ve opened an office.” www.bestlawyers.com | 7


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COHEN SEGLIAS PALLAS GREENHALL & FURMAN George Pallas* COZEN O’CONNOR F. Warren Jacoby* DILWORTH PAXSON James H. Landgraf** DUANE MORRIS Robert A. Prentice GIBBONS William G. Frey* JACOBY DONNER William A. Denmark, Henry J. Donner, B. Christopher Lee** 215.563.2400 | page 15 KAPLIN STEWART MELOFF REITER & STEIN Andrew B. Cohn, Robert A. Korn** PEPPER HAMILTON Raymond L. DeLuca, Bruce W. Ficken**, Michael P. Subak SAUL EWING George E. Rahn, Jr.* VENZIE, PHILLIPS & WARSHAWER Howard D. Venzie, Jr. WEIR & PARTNERS Richard P. Coe, Jr.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE & COMPLIANCE LAW C Corporate Compliance Law ; G Corporate Governance Law

BALLARD SPAHR Henry E. Hockeimer (C) DECHERT Steven B. Feirson (C, G), Henry N. Nassau (C, G), Carmen J. Romano (G), Barton J. Winokur (G) MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Alan Singer (C, G) PEPPER HAMILTON Barry M. Abelson (G) REED SMITH Thomas H. Suddath, Jr. (C)

CORPORATE LAW BALLARD SPAHR Richard J. Braemer, Alan S. Kaplinsky, Justin P. Klein BLANK ROME Steven Dubow, Barry H. Genkin, Henry M. Kuller, Frederick D. Lipman, Alan L. Zeiger BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY Brian S. North CONRAD O’BRIEN Louis W. Fryman COZEN O’CONNOR Henry A. Gladstone, Michael J. Heller, Jason M. Shargel DECHERT James A. Lebovitz, Henry N. Nassau, Daniel O’Donnell, Carmen J. Romano, Barton J. Winokur DILWORTH PAXSON Stephen Joseph Harmelin, Joseph H. Jacovini

DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH William H. Clark, Jr., H. John Michel, Jr., Doug Raymond DUANE MORRIS Sheldon M. Bonovitz, Kathleen M. Shay ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & MELLOTT Stephen M. Foxman FINE, KAPLAN AND BLACK Allen D. Black FOX ROTHSCHILD Michael S. Harrington MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Timothy Maxwell, James W. McKenzie, Jr., Alan Singer, Joanne R. Soslow PEPPER HAMILTON Barry M. Abelson, Michael H. Friedman REED SMITH Howard L. Shecter SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL & LEWIS Albert S. Dandridge III STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG William R. Sasso

ROCCO C. CIPPARONE, JR. LAW OFFICES Rocco C. Cipparone, Jr. RUBIN, GLICKMAN, STEINBERG & GIFFORD Marc Robert Steinberg SPRAGUE & SPRAGUE Richard A. Sprague THE WESCOTT LAW FIRM Lynanne B. Wescott 215.545.0324 | page 15 WELSH & RECKER Catherine M. Recker

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR ATTORNEYS HARTMAN Francis J. Hartman BLANK ROME Ian M. Comisky BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY James M. Becker, Thomas A. Bergstrom CARL D. POPLAR Carl D. Poplar CONRAD O’BRIEN James J. Rohn COZEN O’CONNOR CRIMINAL DEFENSE: William J. Winning NON-WHITE-COLLAR CREED C. BLACK, JR. ATTORNEYS HARTMAN Creed C. Black, Jr. Francis J. Hartman DECHERT BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & Stephen D. Brown, Cheryl ROONEY A. Krause, Thomas H. Lee II, Thomas A. Bergstrom Joseph A. Tate CARL D. POPLAR DENNIS J. COGAN & Carl D. Poplar ASSOCIATES CHRISTOPHER D. WARREN Dennis J. Cogan Christopher D. Warren DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH DENNIS J. COGAN & Ronald A. Sarachan ASSOCIATES FRANK DE SIMONE Dennis J. Cogan Frank DeSimone DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH GOLDMAN LAW OFFICES Gregory P. Miller William L. Goldman, Jr. FRANK DE SIMONE KAIRYS, RUDOVSKY, MESSING & Frank DeSimone FEINBERG GOLDMAN LAW OFFICES Jules Epstein William L. Goldman, Jr. LACHEEN WITTELS & GREENBERG KAIRYS, RUDOVSKY, MESSING & Stephen R. LaCheen FEINBERG LAW OFFICES OF ARTHUR Jules Epstein THOMAS DONATO LACHEEN WITTELS & GREENBERG Arthur T. Donato, Jr. Stephen R. LaCheen LAW OFFICES OF HOWARD LAW OFFICES OF ANNA M. BRUCE KLEIN DURBIN Howard Bruce Klein Anna M. Durbin 215.972.1411 | page 15 LAW OFFICES OF ARTHUR LAW OFFICES OF MCMONAGLE, THOMAS DONATO PERRI, MCHUGH & MISCHAK Arthur T. Donato, Jr. Brian J. McMonagle LAW OFFICES OF MCMONAGLE, LAW OFFICES OF PETER PERRI, MCHUGH & MISCHAK GOLDBERGER Brian J. McMonagle Peter Goldberger MONTGOMERY, MCCRACKEN, MARSHALL, DENNEHEY, WARNER, WALKER & RHOADS COLEMAN & GOGGIN Ellen C. Brotman Jack L. Gruenstein ROBERT J. DONATONI & MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS ASSOCIATES John C. Dodds, Eric Kraeutler, Robert J. Donatoni Eric W. Sitarchuk PEPPER HAMILTON Michael A. Schwartz

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PIETRAGALLO GORDON ALFANO BOSICK & RASPANTI Joseph D. Mancano ROBERT J. DONATONI & ASSOCIATES Robert J. Donatoni STEVENS & LEE William A. DeStefano WELSH & RECKER Catherine M. Recker, Robert E. Welsh, Jr.

ENERGY LAW COZEN O’CONNOR Ira G. Megdal FOX ROTHSCHILD Barnett Satinsky MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Anthony C. DeCusatis, Thomas P. Gadsden POST & SCHELL David B. MacGregor

ENTERTAINMENT LAW DUI/DWI DEFENSE F Film; CARL D. POPLAR M Music Carl D. Poplar THE LAW OFFICES OF LLOYD Z. HELMER, CONLEY & KASSELMAN REMICK Lloyd Z. Remick (F, M) Yaron Helmer LEVOW & ASSOCIATES ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Evan M. Levow EDUCATION LAW HAMBURG & GOLDEN Neil J. Hamburg HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL PUDLIN & SCHILLER Wendy Beetlestone

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ARCHER & GREINER Christopher R. Gibson*, Marc A. Rollo*, Lloyd H. Tubman** BALLARD SPAHR Brendan K. Collins**, Glenn A. Harris**, Robert B. McKinstry, Jr.**, Glenn L. Unterberger**, ELDER LAW Harry R. Weiss ANDERSON ELDER LAW BLANK ROME Linda M. Anderson Benjamin G. Stonelake** GERHARD & GERHARD DECHERT Glenside, PA Abbi L. Cohen Robert C. Gerhard III DILWORTH PAXSON 215.885.6785 | page 15 Joseph Freudenberg EMPLOYEE BENEFITS DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH (ERISA) LAW Bonnie Allyn Barnett**, Ronald A. Sarachan * Litigation Only ** Litigation & Practice area GREENBERG TRAURIG BALLARD SPAHR Samantha R. Corson**, David Edward I. Leeds, Brian M. G. Mandelbaum**, Curtis Pinheiro B. Toll BILDERSEE & SILBERT HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL Robert A. Bildersee PUDLIN & SCHILLER Steven T. Miano** DECHERT David F. Jones, William Scott HIGH SWARTZ Magargee III Kenneth R. Myers** HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL HYLAND LEVIN PUDLIN & SCHILLER Richard M. Hluchan** John S. Summers* LAND AIR WATER LEGAL HARKINS CUNNINGHAM SOLUTIONS John G. Harkins, Jr.* Winifred M. Branton, David W. 215.851.6701 | page 13 Buzzell, John P. Judge LITTLER MENDELSON LANGSAM STEVENS SILVER & Susan K. Hoffman** HOLLAENDER Mark A. Stevens MCCARTER & ENGLISH Joel E. Horowitz MANKO, GOLD, KATCHER & FOX Rodd W. Bender, Bart E. MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Cassidy, Robert D. Fox, Robert L. Abramowitz, Marc E. Gold, Brenda Hustis Michael L. Banks*, Joseph J. Gotanda, John F. Gullace*, Costello**, Brian J. Dougherty, Jill Hyman Kaplan, Bruce S. Robert J. Lichtenstein, Brian Katcher, Joseph M. Manko, T. Ortelere**, Steven D. Carol F. McCabe, Michael M. Spencer**, Mims Maynard Meloy, Jonathan E. Rinde, Zabriskie Jonathan H. Spergel, Neil S. PEPPER HAMILTON Witkes* Jonathan A. Clark, David M. MCCARTER & ENGLISH Kaplan, Andrew J. Rudolph John J. McAleese III* WILLIG, WILLIAMS & DAVIDSON Deborah M. Lerner, Linda M. MONTGOMERY, MCCRACKEN, WALKER & RHOADS Martin Timothy J. Bergère

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of drawing upon that In its fifth decade, the personal injury talent with each case, firm of Raynes McCarty is known not by putting together only for its outstanding results, but for an incredibly strong its commitment to its clients and the team to help each profession. While the firm has recovered client.” more than a billion dollars for its clients, it Shortly after shuns headlines to preserve confidentiality for its clients, who have suffered horrendous joining Raynes McCarty in 2004, injuries and losses. Brigham was asked “Raynes McCarty doesn’t handle cases, by founding partner it represents people. That is, and always will Arthur Raynes to be, the guiding principle of our firm,” says become the firm’s Stephen Raynes, who, along with Marty Brigham, leads the firm. Brigham adds: “The managing partner. Brigham’s ability to build consensus and culture of the firm—shared by every one of shape the firm’s future has contributed to its members—is to devote extraordinary its ongoing success. Brigham attention to each client.” also heads the firm’s products Raynes blends the WE BELIEVE THAT THE liability group—which in one ability to passionately CLIENT IS BEST SERVED advocate for his clients BY HAVING GREAT MINDS recent year secured more than $88 million in confidential with a commitment COME TOGETHER. settlements—and directs the to the highest level of firm’s in-house video productions, creating professionalism. His approach has been innovative trial exhibits and presentations very effective, not only while on trial— about each client’s case. where it has led to seven- and eight-figure With an unparalleled pool of recoveries—but also in his stewardship experienced trial attorneys, the firm can of the firm, where he has set the tone assemble a team for a client’s case that includes the following: • Roy DeCaro, lead attorney at more than 200 jury trials, and selected as Best Lawyers’ Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation in 2014; • Jerry McHugh, recognized as Best Lawyers’ Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for plaintiffs’ product liability litigation in 2014, Philadelphia’s Lawyer of the Year for plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation in 2013, for building a hard-working, supportive and Philadelphia’s Lawyer of the Year for environment. medical malpractice law in 2011; “We believe that the client is best served • Chuck Hehmeyer—nationally known by having great minds come together,” for helping children with metabolic Raynes notes. “Our firm is unique in our disorders—has changed standards of depth of talented lawyers. We make a point

medical care throughout the country, and has achieved the highest personal injury recoveries in many states for injured children; • Tim Lawn, a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and teacher of trial advocacy, whose courtroom skills have resulted in multiple seven-figure jury verdicts throughout the state; • Harold Goodman, a recognized appellate and civil rights attorney who has successfully argued four cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, ten cases in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, more than thirty cases in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and was selected as Best Lawyers’ Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for employment law - individuals in 2014; • Mark LeWinter, whose recoveries on behalf of injured workers over the past 25 years has resulted in his being invited to lecture on product liability law and trial advocacy more than 100 times; • Regina Foley, co-chair of the Women in the Profession Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association and selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer; and • Amber Racine, president of The Barrister’s Association of Philadelphia; recognized by the Legal Intelligencer as a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” and selected as a “Rising Star” by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers. Ultimately, Raynes McCarty clients don’t just have one lawyer; they have an entire team committed to their cause. “Our advantage is that we are able to combine our talents seamlessly to secure each client’s future,” Brigham says. www.bestlawyers.com | 9


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MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Glen R. Stuart* SAUL EWING Carl B. Everett**, John F. Stoviak* SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL & LEWIS Robert L. Collings**, Dennis R. Suplee* SPECTOR GADON & ROSEN Kermit L. Rader STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG Andrew S. Levine** WARREN GLASS Kenneth J. Warren**

EQUIPMENT FINANCE LAW BALLARD SPAHR Carl H. Fridy, Richard S. Perelman BLANK ROME Lawrence F. Flick II, Harvey I. Forman, Mark I. Rabinowitz STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG E. Carolan Berkley

ETHICS & PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY LAW CARL D. POPLAR Carl D. Poplar DAVID H. DUGAN, III, ATTORNEY AT LAW David H. Dugan III DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH Lawrence J. Fox DUANE MORRIS Patrick Matusky STEVENS & LEE James C. Schwartzman FAMILY LAW ARCHER & GREINER Lee M. Hymerling, William J. Thompson ASTOR, WEISS, KAPLAN & MANDEL Neil Hurowitz CAPEHART & SCATCHARD Amy C. Goldstein DISCHELL, BARTLE & DOOLEY Mark B. Dischell FOX ROTHSCHILD David S. Rasner GOLDMAN LAW OFFICES William L. Goldman, Jr. HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL PUDLIN & SCHILLER Cheryl L. Young HIGH SWARTZ Mary Cushing Doherty HOFSTEIN WEINER & MEYER David N. Hofstein, Charles J. Meyer HOWARD M. GOLDSMITH Howard M. Goldsmith KLEHR HARRISON HARVEY BRANZBURG David J. Steerman

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LAW OFFICES OF JACK A. ROUNICK Jack A. Rounick LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL E. FINGERMAN Michael E. Fingerman MOMJIAN ANDERER Stephen J. Anderer, Mark A. Momjian OBERMAYER REBMANN MAXWELL & HIPPEL David L. Ladov, Ann G. Verber, Robert I. Whitelaw RAFFAELE & PUPPIO Michael A. Raffaele SAUL LEVIT Saul Levit SHAINBERG & VIOLA Charles C. Shainberg SWEENEY & NEARY Colleen M. Neary, Michael R. Sweeney TIMONEY KNOX Joel B. Bernbaum VETRANO & VETRANO Kathleen Bilotta Vetrano WILLIAMS FAMILY LAW Hillary Moonay, Jeffrey M. Williams WISLER PEARLSTINE Hon. Mason Avrigian, Sr., Amy P. DeShong

SPRAGUE & SPRAGUE Richard A. Sprague

KLASKO, RULON, STOCK & INTELLECTUAL SELTZER PROPERTY LAW H. Ronald Klasko, William C Copyright; FRANCHISE LAW A. Stock IP Intellectual Property; P Patent; ORLOW, KAPLAN & HOHENSTEIN T Trademark; CHERNOW KAPUSTIN * Litigation James J. Orlow Harris J. Chernow AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER STEEL, DOEBLEY & GLASSMAN HYLAND LEVIN & FELD Richard D. Steel Benjamin A. Levin Dianne B. Elderkin (P*), Steven D. Maslowski (P*), Barbara L. THE RUDNICK SPECTOR FIRM WIGGIN AND DANA Mullin (P*), Angela Verrecchio Constantine T. Fournaris, James Lawrence H. Rudnick (IP*) A. Goniea INFORMATION BAKER HOSTETLER TECHNOLOGY LAW GAMING LAW John W. Caldwell (C, P, T), John P. Donohue (IP*, P*), WILFTEK BALLARD SPAHR Erich M. Falke (IP*), Nancy Frederic M. Wilf Robert P. Krauss R. Frandsen (C, IP*, T), Hal BLANK ROME Fullmer (P, P*), Dale M. Heist INSURANCE LAW Stephen D. Schrier (IP*, P*), Gary H. Levin (IP*, ARCHER & GREINER P*), Joseph Lucci (P, P*), DUANE MORRIS Ellis I. Medoway Henrik D. Parker (IP*, P*), Hersh Kozlov, Howell J. Reeves Steven J. Rocci (IP*, P, P*), BENNETT, BRICKLIN & Steven B. Samuels (IP*, P, P*) SALTZBURG GOVERNMENT RELATIONS PRACTICE Louis E. Bricklin BALLARD SPAHR Jamie B. Bischoff (C, IP*, P, P*), BLANK ROME DLA PIPER Laura E. Krabill (IP*, P*), Lynn Ann Blair Laupheimer Carl M. Buchholz E. Rzonca (C, IP*, P, P*, T) BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & HEALTH CARE LAW BLANK ROME ROONEY Jason A. Snyderman (IP*, P*) ALICE G. GOSFIELD & ASSOCIATES H. Marc Tepper Alice G. Gosfield CAESAR, RIVISE, BERNSTEIN, CAROSELLI BEACHLER COHEN & POKOTILOW MCTIERNAN & CONBOY BLANK ROME Alan H. Bernstein (P), Stanley David S. Senoff Lawrence J. Beaser H. Cohen (C, IP*, T), Martin COZEN O’CONNOR BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & L. Faigus (C, P, T), Salvatore Stephen A. Cozen, Deborah M. R. Guerriero (IP*), James J. ROONEY Minkoff, James R. Potts John R. Washlick Kozuch (P, P*), Eric S. Marzluf (C, IP*, P, P*, T), Manny D. FAMILY LAW MEDIATION GORDON & REES COZEN O’CONNOR Pokotilow (IP*, P*, T), Barry William Patrick Shelley EDWARD BLUMSTEIN MEDIATION Mark H. Gallant A. Stein (C, IP*, P, T), David M. HAGGERTY, GOLDBERG, DUANE MORRIS SERVICES Tener (P, T) SCHLEIFER & KUPERSMITH David E. Loder, Roland Morris Edward Blumstein CONRAD O’BRIEN James C. Haggerty HOWARD BURDE HEALTH LAW LAW OFFICES OF MICHAEL E. John A. Guernsey (IP*) HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL Howard A. Burde FINGERMAN DANN, DORFMAN, HERRELL & PUDLIN & SCHILLER Michael E. Fingerman KALOGREDIS, SANSWEET, SKILLMAN Ronald P. Schiller DEARDEN AND BURKE OBERMAYER REBMANN Patrick J. Hagan (P), Roger W. MARSHALL, DENNEHEY, WARNER, Herrell (IP*, P, P*, T), Vincent Wayne, PA MAXWELL & HIPPEL COLEMAN & GOGGIN Vasilios J. Kalogredis Ann G. Verber T. Pace (C), Donald R. Piper, Jr. R. Bruce Morrison 610.687.8314 | page 15 (C, IP*, P, T) VETRANO & VETRANO MCCARTER & ENGLISH LAW OFFICES OF JENNIFER A. Kathleen Bilotta Vetrano DECHERT Joann M. Lytle STILLER Martin J. Black (IP*, P*), Diane FIRST AMENDMENT LAW Jennifer A. Stiller Siegel Danoff (IP*, P), Kevin MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS M. Flannery (IP*, P*), Glenn A. * Litigation Only Richard F. McMenamin MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS ** Litigation & Practice area Gundersen (C, IP*, P, T) Eric W. Sitarchuk OFFIT KURMAN ARCHER & GREINER DLA PIPER Michael Conley PIETRAGALLO GORDON ALFANO John C. Connell*, David H. James M. Brogan (P*) BOSICK & RASPANTI Marion POST & SCHELL Marc S. Raspanti Richard L. McMonigle, Jr., John DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH BALLARD SPAHR Robert A. Koons, Jr. (C, IP*, C. Sullivan POST & SCHELL Burt M. Rublin* P, P*, T), Gregory J. Lavorgna Brian M. Peters, Edward F. Shay REED SMITH (IP*, P, P*), John Jay Marshall DECHERT John N. Ellison, Jay M. Levin, REED SMITH (C, IP*, P, P*), Daniel A. Vernon L. Francis* John F. Smith III, Douglas R. Karl A. Thallner, Jr. Monaco (C, IP*, P, P*) HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL Widin STEVENS & LEE DUANE MORRIS PUDLIN & SCHILLER SAUL EWING Peter J. Cronk (P), Aleksander J. Thomas M. Tammany Daniel Segal** Paul M. Hummer Goranin (P*), William H. Murray LEVINE SULLIVAN KOCH & IMMIGRATION LAW (C, P, T), David J. Wolfsohn STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & SCHULZ (IP*, P*) YOUNG BAUMANN, LANDAU & SIMON Gayle C. Sproul* ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & Samuel J. Arena, Jr., Steven Peter T. Baumann, Jon Landau MONTGOMERY, MCCRACKEN, MELLOTT B. Davis BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & WALKER & RHOADS Roberta Jacobs-Meadway (C, WHITE AND WILLIAMS ROONEY Gregory M. Harvey** IP*, T) Randy J. Maniloff Frances P. Rayer PEPPER HAMILTON FLASTER/GREENBERG GOLDBLUM & HESS Joseph C. Crawford*, Amy B. Lynda L. Calderone (P), Abbe Jane W. Goldblum, Wendy Ginensky* F. Fletman (IP*), Jordan A. Castor Hess LaVine (C, T) SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL HYLAND LEVIN & LEWIS HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL Shereen C. Chen Carl A. Solano* PUDLIN & SCHILLER Daniel Segal (IP*)

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HARKINS CUNNINGHAM John G. Harkins, Jr. (IP*) 215.851.6701 | page 13 KESSLER TOPAZ MELTZER & CHECK Michael Bonella (P*), Paul B. Milcetic (IP*, P*) LAW OFFICES OF GARY A. ROSEN Gary A. Rosen (C, IP*, P, P*) MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Louis W. Beardell, Jr. (P), Eric Kraeutler (IP*) PANITCH SCHWARZE BELISARIO & NADEL Martin G. Belisario (P), Laura A. Genovese (IP*), Weihong Hsing (P), Alan S. Nadel (P, P*), Ronald L. Panitch (IP*, P, P*, T), Patricia S. Rogowski (IP*, P*), William W. Schwarze (IP*, P, P*), Frederick A. Tecce (C, IP*, P, P*) PEPPER HAMILTON Vincent V. Carissimi (C, IP*, T), Paul J. Kennedy (C, T), Joseph J. Serritella (C, IP*, T), M. Kelly Tillery (IP*, P*) RATNERPRESTIA Lawrence E. Ashery (P), Benjamin E. Leace (IP*, P*, T), Kenneth N. Nigon (P) REED SMITH William J. McNichol (C, IP*, P, T) SAUL EWING Kathryn R. Doyle (P), Stephen J. Driscoll (IP*, P, P*) SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL & LEWIS James R. Meyer (C, P, T), David Smith (IP*), Dennis R. Suplee (IP*) STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG Kevin R. Casey (IP*, P, T), Keith R. Dutill (IP*), Joseph D. Rossi (P) VOLPE AND KOENIG Daniel N. Calder (T), John C. Donch Jr. (P), Gerald B. Halt, Jr. (P), Randolph J. Huis (P, P*), C. Frederick Koenig III (C, P, T), Ryan W. O’Donnell (P), John J. O’Malley (C, T), Michael F. Snyder (C), Anthony S. Volpe (C, IP*, P, P*) WIGGIN AND DANA Constantine T. Fournaris (P*)

INTERNATIONAL TRADE & FINANCE LAW DUANE MORRIS Steven M. Richman LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW EI Employment Law – Individuals; EM Employment Law – Management; LE Labor and Employment; LM Labor Law – Management; LU Labor Law – Union; * Litigation

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PHILADELPHIA ANTITRUST LAW George G. Gordon

FRANCHISE LAW Harris J. Chernow

APPELLATE PRACTICE Carl D. Poplar

GAMING LAW Stephen D. Schrier

ARBITRATION Bennett G. Picker

IMMIGRATION LAW Wendy Castor Hess

BANKING & FINANCE LAW Joan N. Stern

INSURANCE LAW Ronald P. Schiller

BANKRUPTCY & CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY & REORGANIZATION LAW Henry J. Sommer BET-THE-COMPANY LITIGATION Barbara W. Mather

RONALD P. SCHILLER

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P HIL A D E L P HI A A commercial litigator, Ronald Schiller has focused his practice on all types of insurance litigation for the past 25 years. He currently serves as vice-chair of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, where he oversees the firm’s insurance coverage group; and in 2014, he was selected by his peers as Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year for insurance law in Philadelphia. “It’s an honor to be recognized by people you respect,” says Schiller of the award. “We handle a lot of sophisticated work, and because it’s such a team effort at this firm, I think it’s not just me who they’re recognizing with the award, but my firm and the insurance group as a whole.” Prior to joining his current firm, Schiller spent nearly two decades at DLA Piper, where he was head of litigation in the firm’s Philadelphia office. In 2009, he came to Hangley with several other attorneys from DLA Piper, and he has since expanded the insurance group to where it now comprises about 25 attorneys who concentrate mainly on coverage, bad faith, and reinsurance disputes. “Our breadth and scope have allowed us to build a first-tier, Philadelphia-based trial and appellate practice,” Schiller notes. “We also handle cases nationwide involving errors and omissions (E&O) and directors & officers liability (D&O) insurance; and in the past year alone, we’ve had the opportunity to influence the law in litigation around the country, including cases where we’re representing insurers in disputes with HMOs.”

P HIL A D E L P HI A In 1985, Margaret Sager began practicing law in the trusts and estates field as a summer clerk at a large law firm in Philadelphia. Nearly three decades later, she has been named as Best Lawyers’ 2014 Lawyer of the Year in Philadelphia for trusts and estates litigation, and her firm—Heckscher, Teillon, Terrill & Sager (HTT&S)—has been ranked Tier 1 in Philadelphia for both trusts and estates law and litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2014. “At the start of my career I was slotted into the area because the firm had a need, but then I started doing the work and I loved it,” Sager says. “In this field, you’ll often represent clients over a long period of time, and getting to know and represent different generations of a client’s family has been very rewarding.” Sager handles fiduciary litigation, estate planning, trust administration, and other related areas, including mediation. She is known for having obtained significant financial results for her clients, and a number of her cases have resulted in pioneering case law decisions. Still, Sager—who is a past chair of both the American College of Trust and Estate’s Fiduciary Litigation Committee and the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Probate & Trust Law Section— credits her success to her partners, with whom she founded HTT&S in 1994: “My practice would be very different if it weren’t for my colleagues—we’ve known each other for many years, and together we’ve created a very collaborative, nurturing environment here.”

CONSTRUCTION LAW Howard D. Venzie, Jr. COPYRIGHT LAW Stanley H. Cohen CORPORATE COMPLIANCE LAW Alan Singer CORPORATE GOVERNANCE LAW Barry M. Abelson CORPORATE LAW Barton J. Winokur CRIMINAL DEFENSE: NON-WHITE-COLLAR Jules Epstein CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Catherine M. Recker EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (ERISA) LAW Joseph J. Costello EMPLOYMENT LAW INDIVIDUALS Harold I. Goodman EMPLOYMENT LAW MANAGEMENT Michael L. Banks

LABOR LAW MANAGEMENT William M. Tambussi LABOR LAW - UNION Gary M. Tocci LAND USE & ZONING LAW John A. VanLuvanee LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Nicholas M. Centrella LEVERAGED BUYOUTS & PRIVATE EQUITY LAW Daniel O’Donnell LITIGATION ANTITRUST Roberta D. Liebenberg

MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - PLAINTIFFS Sol H. Weiss MEDIATION Diane M. Welsh MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW DEFENDANTS Howard M. Klein MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW PLAINTIFFS Roberta D. Pichini MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW Justin P. Klein NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW Donald W. Kramer PATENT LAW Gregory J. Lavorgna PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION DEFENDANTS Thomas C. DeLorenzo

LITIGATION BANKRUPTCY Joseph A. Dworetzky LITIGATION CONSTRUCTION Robert A. Korn LITIGATION ENVIRONMENTAL Richard M. Hluchan LITIGATION - ERISA Susan K. Hoffman LITIGATION - FIRST AMENDMENT Carl A. Solano LITIGATION INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Dennis R. Suplee

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION PLAINTIFFS A. Roy DeCaro PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION DEFENDANTS William J. Ricci PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION PLAINTIFFS Gerald A. McHugh, Jr. PUBLIC FINANCE LAW Marc A. Feller

ENERGY LAW Ira G. Megdal

LITIGATION - LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT Stephen G. Console

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Bonnie Allyn Barnett

LITIGATION - PATENT Ronald L. Panitch

EQUIPMENT FINANCE LAW Carl H. Fridy

LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE H. Robert Fiebach

ETHICS & PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY LAW Lawrence J. Fox

LITIGATION SECURITIES John G. Harkins, Jr.

REAL ESTATE LAW Stuart F. Ebby SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW Brian D. Doerner TAX LAW Ronald M. Wiener TRADEMARK LAW Roberta Jacobs-Meadway TRUSTS & ESTATES Christopher H. Gadsden

FAMILY LAW Lee M. Hymerling

LITIGATION - TRUSTS & ESTATES Margaret E. W. Sager

FAMILY LAW MEDIATION Ann G. Verber

LITIGATION & CONTROVERSY - TAX Stewart M. Weintraub

FIRST AMENDMENT LAW Daniel Segal

MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS DEFENDANTS Albert G. Bixler

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW CLAIMANTS Halmon L. Banks III WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW EMPLOYERS Paul M. Fires

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BALLARD SPAHR Shannon D. Farmer (EM), David S. Fryman (EM, LE*, LM), Kenneth M. Jarin (EM, LM), Daniel V. Johns (EM, LE*), Denise M. Keyser (EM, LM), John B. Langel (EM, LE*), Brian D. Pedrow (EM, LM), Steven W. Suflas (EM, LE*, LM) BARRY SIMON, ATTORNEY AT LAW Barry Simon (EM, LE*, LM) BLANK ROME Mark Blondman (EM, LM), Anthony B. Haller (EI, EM, LE*, LM, LU) BROWN & CONNERY William M. Tambussi (EM, LM) BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY Alfred J. D’Angelo, Jr. (EM, LM), Michael J. Hanlon (EM, LM), Elizabeth A. Malloy (EM, LE*), Vincent J. Pentima (EM, LM) COHEN SEGLIAS PALLAS GREENHALL & FURMAN Marc Furman (EM, LM) CONRAD O’BRIEN John A. Guernsey (LE*) CONSOLE LAW OFFICES Stephen G. Console (EI, LE*), Carol A. Mager (EI) COZEN O’CONNOR Mark J. Foley (EM, LE*, LM), Sarah A. Kelly (EM, LE*), Raymond A. Kresge (EM, LE*, LM), Jeffrey I. Pasek (EM, LE*, LM)

DECHERT Alan D. Berkowitz (EM, LE*, LM), Steven B. Feirson (LE*), Jerome A. Hoffman (EM, LE*, LM), David F. Jones (EI) DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH Thomas J. Barton (EM, LE*) DUANE MORRIS Bruce J. Kasten (EM), Jonathan A. Segal (EI, EM) FISHER & PHILLIPS J. Freedley Hunsicker, Jr. (EM, LM) FOX ROTHSCHILD Howard R. Flaxman (EM, LM), Steven K. Ludwig (EI), James A. Matthews III (EM, LE*, LM), Marvin L. Weinberg (EI) FREEDMAN & LORRY Neal Goldstein (EI), Gail LopezHenriquez (EI, LU) GEIGER AND ROTHENBERG Alexander Geiger (LE*) GREENBERG TRAURIG Robert M. Goldich (EM, LE*, LM) GREENBLATT, PIERCE, ENGLE, FUNT & FLORES Patricia V. Pierce (EI) GRIESING LAW Francine Friedman Griesing (LE*) HAMBURG & GOLDEN Neil J. Hamburg (EI, EM, LE*) JACKSON LEWIS John M. Nolan (LE*)

JENNINGS SIGMOND Stephen J. Holroyd (LU), Thomas W. Jennings (LU), Richard B. Sigmond (LE*, LU) LAW OFFICE OF ALICE W. BALLARD Alice W. Ballard (EI) LITTLER MENDELSON Thomas J. Bender (EM, LE*, LM), Kristine Grady Derewicz (EM, LE*), Edward T. Ellis (EM, LE*), Susan K. Hoffman (EM), Marguerite S. Walsh (LE*, LM) MARKOWITZ & RICHMAN Richard Henry Markowitz (EI), Stephen C. Richman (EI, LE*, LU) MCKINLEY & RYAN Lorrie McKinley (EI, LE*) MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Michael L. Banks (EM, LE*, LM), Joseph J. Costello (EM, LE*, LM), Francis M. Milone (EM, LE*, LM), Dennis J. Morikawa (EM, LE*, LM), Timothy P. O’Reilly (EM, LE*, LM), Michael J. Ossip (EM, LE*, LM), Steven R. Wall (EM, LE*, LM) O’BRIEN, BELLAND & BUSHINSKY Robert F. O’Brien (EI, LE*, LU) OFFIT KURMAN Neil A. Morris (LE*) OGLETREE, DEAKINS, NASH, SMOAK & STEWART Paul Lancaster Adams (EM, LE*)

LOUIS COFFEY ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION, ARBITRATION, MEDIATION

Former senior partner of a national law firm handling complex, multi-party transactions, Mr. Coffey created the first land condo in PA to facilitate phased development of a suburban office park. He also created the first expandable and contractible NJ condo to facilitate phased development of several hundred townhomes. His law practice includes all aspects of finance: design, development, construction and operation of sports and entertainment facilities, including leases with professional sports teams, concessionaire and vendor contracts, naming, pouring rights, and premium seating agreements. Also, the creation and operation of partnerships and joint ventures and partnership and joint venture disputes, limited liability companies, corporations, eminent domain proceedings, acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate and businesses, and entity governance and governance board disputes.

■ Neutral arbitrator and mediator in complex real estate and commercial disputes, and major construction claims ■ Trains arbitrators and mediators for the American Arbitration Association, American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations, and Pennsylvania Bar Institute ■ Expert witness ■ Business consulting for small businesses ■ Selected for inclusion in the ’09, ’10, ‘11, ‘12, ‘13, and ‘14 editions of The Best Lawyers in America ■ Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators ■ International Mediation Institute Certified

PEPPER HAMILTON Thomas J. Cole, Jr. (EM, LM), Hope A. Comisky (EM, LE*), Christopher J. Moran (EM) RAYNES McCARTY Harold I. Goodman (EI) 215.568.6190 | page 2 REED SMITH Karl A. Fritton (EM, LM), Gary M. Tocci (EI, EM, LE*, LM, LU) RICHARD C. MCNEILL JR. DISPUTE RESOLUTION SERVICES Richard C. McNeill, Jr. (LU) SALMANSON GOLDSHAW Scott B. Goldshaw (EI), Michael Salmanson (EI, LE*) SCHALL & BARASCH Richard M. Schall (EI) SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL & LEWIS William H. Brown III (EI), Nicholas N. Price (LE*) SELIKOFF & COHEN Steven R. Cohen (EI, LU), Keith Waldman (LU) SIDNEY L. GOLD & ASSOCIATES Sidney L. Gold (EI) SPEAR WILDERMAN Warren J. Borish (EI), James Katz (EI), James F. Runckel (EM, LE*, LU) SPECTOR GADON & ROSEN Alan B. Epstein (EI, LE*) SPECTOR ROSEMAN KODROFF & WILLIS Theodore M. Lieverman (LU) STEVENS & LEE Larry J. Rappoport (EM, LE*, LM) WILLIAMS CUKOR BEREZOFSKY Andrew Erba (EI, LE*) WILLIG, WILLIAMS & DAVIDSON James S. Beall (LU), Stuart W. Davidson (EI, LU), Nancy B. G. Lassen (LU), Linda M. Martin (EI, LU), Richard G. Poulson (LU), Ralph J. Teti (LE*, LU), Alaine S. Williams (EI, LU), Deborah R. Willig (EI, LU)

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EISENBERG, ROTHWEILER, WINKLER, EISENBERG & JECK Fredric S. Eisenberg (P), Kenneth M. Rothweiler (P) FELDMAN SHEPHERD WOHLGELERNTER TANNER LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW WEINSTOCK & DODIG Alan M. Feldman (P), Mark W. D Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Tanner (P) P Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs GOODELL, DEVRIES, LEECH ARCHER & GREINER & DANN David H. Marion (D) Robert A. Limbacher (D) CONRAD O’BRIEN KLINE & SPECTER Nicholas M. Centrella (D), Lee Balefsky (P), Shanin Nancy J. Gellman (D) Specter (P), Michelle Tiger (P) COZEN O’CONNOR LEVIN, FISHBEIN, SEDRAN & H. Robert Fiebach (D) BERMAN ELLIOTT GREENLEAF & Michael D. Fishbein (P), Arnold SIEDZIKOWSKI Levin (P) John M. Elliott (D) MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS MARSHALL, DENNEHEY, WARNER, J. Gordon Cooney, Jr. (D) COLEMAN & GOGGIN NASTLAW Arthur W. Lefco (D), John L. Dianne M. Nast (P) Slimm (D) SHEIN LAW CENTER MONTGOMERY, MCCRACKEN, Benjamin P. Shein (P) WALKER & RHOADS Jeffrey R. Lerman (D) SHOOK, HARDY & BACON Sean P. Wajert (D) PARKER MCCAY Yves C. Veenstra (D) STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL Ellen Rosen Rogoff (D) & LEWIS Elizabeth K. Ainslie (D) WEITZ & LUXENBERG Jerry Kristal (P) SPRAGUE & SPRAGUE Richard A. Sprague (D, P) MEDIA LAW STEVENS & LEE LEVINE SULLIVAN KOCH & James C. Schwartzman (D, P) SCHULZ SWARTZ CAMPBELL Michael Berry, Gayle C. Sproul Jeffrey B. McCarron (D) MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW WEIR & PARTNERS D Medical Malpractice – Steven E. Angstreich (P)

LEVERAGED BUYOUTS & PRIVATE EQUITY LAW DECHERT Craig L. Godshall, Ian A. Hartman, James A. Lebovitz, Daniel O’Donnell, Carmen J. Romano, Geraldine A. Sinatra, Barton J. Winokur DUANE MORRIS Richard P. Jaffe MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS David A. Gerson

Defendants; P Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs

ANDRES & BERGER Michael S. Berger (P) CONRAD O’BRIEN Howard M. Klein (D) ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & MELLOTT Peter J. Hoffman (D) EISENBERG, ROTHWEILER, WINKLER, EISENBERG & JECK Stewart J. Eisenberg (P), LAND USE & ZONING LAW Fredric S. Eisenberg (P), * Litigation Only Daniel Jeck (P), Kenneth M. ** Litigation & Practice area Rothweiler (P) ARCHER & GREINER MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS Lloyd H. Tubman FELDMAN SHEPHERD WOHLGELERNTER TANNER D Mass Tort - Defendants; BALLARD SPAHR P Mass Tort - Plaintiffs WEINSTOCK & DODIG Neil Sklaroff** ANAPOL SCHWARTZ John M. Dodig (P), Roberta EASTBURN & GRAY Lawrence R. Cohan (P), Sol H. D. Pichini (P), Carol Nelson Marc D. Jonas**, John A. Weiss (P) Shepherd (P), Mark W. Tanner VanLuvanee (P), Ezra Wohlgelerneter (P) COHEN, PLACITELLA & ROTH HAMBURG, RUBIN, MULLIN, Stewart L. Cohen (P) FOX ROTHSCHILD MAXWELL & LUPIN James L. Griffith (D) CONRAD O’BRIEN J. Edmund Mullin Howard M. Klein (D) KLINE & SPECTER KAPLIN STEWART MELOFF Thomas R. Kline (P), Shanin DECHERT REITER & STEIN Specter (P), Andrew J. Stern (P) Richard L. Berkman (D), Hope George W. Broseman, Marc B. S. Freiwald (D), Robert C. Heim MARSHALL, DENNEHEY, WARNER, Kaplin**, Neil A. Stein (D), Fred T. Magaziner (D) COLEMAN & GOGGIN KLEHR HARRISON HARVEY Thomas A. Brophy (D), Stephen ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & BRANZBURG A. Ryan (D) MELLOTT Carl S. Primavera Albert G. Bixler (D)

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P.O. Box 59347 | Philadelphia, PA 19102 | PHONE 215.446.3040 | EMAIL coffeyconsulting@gmail.com

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MCLAUGHLIN & LAURICELLA Slade H. McLaughlin (P) PARKER MCCAY Yves C. Veenstra (D) RAYNES McCARTY Timothy R. Lawn (P), Gerald A. McHugh, Jr. (P), Stephen E. Raynes (P) 215.568.6190 | page 2 ROSS FELLER CASEY Matthew Casey (P) THE BEASLEY FIRM James E. Beasley, Jr. (P) YOUNG RICCHIUTI CALDWELL & HELLER Charles G. Young III (P)

GREENBLATT, PIERCE, ENGLE, FUNT & FLORES Thomas More Marrone (P) JOSEPH M. FIORAVANTI Joseph M. Fioravanti (P) NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW KELLER & GOGGIN Robert St. Leger Goggin III (D) DECHERT Frederick J. Gerhart KLINE & SPECTER Thomas R. Kline (P), Shanin KULZER & DI PADOVA Specter (P), Andrew J. Stern (P) Glenn A. Henkel KOLSBY, GORDON, ROBIN, SHORE LUNDY FLEMING David M. Flynn, Joseph E. Lundy & BEZAR Allan H. Gordon (P) MONTGOMERY, MCCRACKEN, LARRIMORE & FARNISH WALKER & RHOADS Dale Larrimore (P) Donald W. Kramer LAYSER & FREIWALD STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & Derek R. Layser (P) YOUNG MERGERS & John C. Hook ACQUISITIONS LAW LEVIN, FISHBEIN, SEDRAN & BERMAN * Litigation Only ZATEENY LOFTUS ** Litigation & Practice area Michael D. Fishbein (P), Arnold Ann T. Loftus, Deborah J. Levin (P) BALLARD SPAHR Zateeny Richard J. Braemer, M. Norman LURIO & ASSOCIATES Goldberger*, Justin P. Klein PERSONAL INJURY Margaret Sherry Lurio (D) LITIGATION COZEN O’CONNOR MARSHALL, DENNEHEY, WARNER, D Personal Injury – Defendants; Jason M. Shargel COLEMAN & GOGGIN P Personal Injury – Plaintiffs Thomas A. Brophy (D), J. Bruce DECHERT ANAPOL SCHWARTZ McKissock (D), Peter S. Miller James A. Lebovitz, Henry N. James R. Ronca (P) (D), Daniel J. Ryan, Jr. (D), Nassau, Daniel O’Donnell, ANDRES & BERGER Stephen A. Ryan (D), Daniel J. Carmen J. Romano, Barton J. Kenneth G. Andres, Jr. (D, P), Sherry (D), Thomas P. Wagner Winokur Michael S. Berger (P), Tommie (D), Eric A. Weiss (D) DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH Ann Gibney (P) MARTIN, GUNN & MARTIN Doug Raymond ATTORNEYS HARTMAN Burchard V. Martin (D) DUANE MORRIS Francis J. Hartman (P) MAYERS, MENNIES & SHERR Kathleen M. Shay BRITT, HANKINS & MOUGHAN Ronald H. Sherr (P) HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL Joseph M. Hankins (P) MCLAUGHLIN & LAURICELLA PUDLIN & SCHILLER CARL D. POPLAR Paul A. Lauricella (P), Slade John S. Summers* Carl D. Poplar (D, P) H. McLaughlin (P) MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS COHEN, PLACITELLA & ROTH MESSA & ASSOCIATES David A. Gerson, Alan Singer Stewart L. Cohen (P), Joel S. Eric H. Weitz (P) PEPPER HAMILTON Rosen (P), Harry M. Roth (P) NASTLAW Barry M. Abelson, Michael H. CONRAD O’BRIEN Dianne M. Nast (P) Friedman Nicholas M. Centrella (D), PARKER MCCAY REED SMITH James J. Rohn (D) Yves C. Veenstra (D), Thomas Howard L. Shecter DECHERT M. Walsh (D) STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & Judy L. Leone (D) POST & SCHELL YOUNG DUFFY + PARTNERS Robert M. Britton (D) Jeffrey A. Lutsky* Thomas J. Duffy (P) RAYNES McCARTY MORTGAGE BANKING ECKELL, SPARKS, LEVY, Martin K. Brigham (P), A. Roy FORECLOSURE LAW AUERBACH, MONTE, SLOANE, DeCaro (P), Timothy R. Lawn MATTHEWS & AUSLANDER (P), Gerald A. McHugh, Jr. (P), POWERS KIRN Leonard A. Sloane (P) Stephen E. Raynes (P) Edward W. Kirn III 215.568.6190 | page 2 ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & MUNICIPAL LAW MELLOTT REGER RIZZO & DARNALL * Litigation Only Peter J. Hoffman (D) John J. Barrett, Jr. (D) ** Litigation & Practice area EISENBERG, ROTHWEILER, ROSS FELLER CASEY CONRAD O’BRIEN WINKLER, EISENBERG & JECK Matthew Casey (P), Robert Helen J. Esbenshade Fredric S. Eisenberg (P), Ross (P) ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & Stewart J. Eisenberg (P) ROSSETTI & DEVOTO MELLOTT FELDMAN & PINTO Louis J. DeVoto (P), Andrew J. Marc S. Stein Laura Feldman (P), Rosemary Rossetti (P) GRIESING LAW Pinto (P) SALMON, RICCHEZZA, SINGER Francine Friedman Griesing* FELDMAN SHEPHERD & TURCHI WISLER PEARLSTINE WOHLGELERNTER TANNER John E. Salmon (D) James J. Garrity WEINSTOCK & DODIG SALTZ MONGELUZZI BARRETT & John M. Dodig (P), Alan M. BENDESKY MUTUAL FUNDS LAW Feldman (P), Roberta D. Larry Bendesky (P), Robert J. Pichini (P), Carol Nelson DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH Shepherd (P), Royce W. Smith Mongeluzzi (P) Michael P. Malloy (P), Ezra Wohlgelerneter (P) SHRAGER, SPIVEY & SACHS STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & Wayne R. Spivey (P) FOX ROTHSCHILD YOUNG James L. Griffith (D) THE BEASLEY FIRM Bruce G. Leto James E. Beasley, Jr. (P) GAY CHACKER & MITTIN Brian S. Chacker (P)

NATURAL RESOURCES LAW

HYLAND LEVIN Richard M. Hluchan

THE FERRARA LAW FIRM Michael A. Ferrara, Jr. (P) WARDELL, CRAIG, ANNIN & BAXTER Timothy E. Annin (D) WEBER GALLAGHER Joseph Goldberg (D), Marc Zingarini (D) WHITE AND WILLIAMS Joseph H. Foster (D), John A. Orlando (D) YOUNG RICCHIUTI CALDWELL & HELLER Keith S. Erbstein (P), Charles G. Young III (P)

DLA PIPER James M. Brogan (D), William F. Kiniry, Jr. (D) DUANE MORRIS Beatrice O’Donnell (D) ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & MELLOTT Albert G. Bixler (D) FELDMAN & PINTO Rosemary Pinto (P) FELDMAN SHEPHERD WOHLGELERNTER TANNER WEINSTOCK & DODIG Daniel S. Weinstock (P) FOX ROTHSCHILD James L. Griffith (D) PRIVATE FUNDS / HEDGE FUNDS LAW GIBBONS Joseph M. Cincotta (D), BALLARD SPAHR Stephen J. Imbriglia (D), Steven B. King George J. Murphy (D), DECHERT Madeline M. Sherry (D) Daniel O’Donnell GOODELL, DEVRIES, LEECH & DANN PRODUCT LIABILITY Robert A. Limbacher (D) LITIGATION KLINE & SPECTER D Product Liability – Defendants; P Product Liability – Plaintiffs Thomas R. Kline (P), Shanin Specter (P), Andrew J. Stern (P) CAMPBELL CAMPBELL EDWARDS & CONROY LAVIN, O’NEIL, RICCI, CEDRONE William J. Conroy (D) & DISIPIO Joseph E. O’Neil (D), William COHEN, PLACITELLA & ROTH J. Ricci (D) Joel S. Rosen (P) MARSHALL, DENNEHEY, WARNER, DECHERT Hope S. Freiwald (D), Joseph K. COLEMAN & GOGGIN Keith D. Heinold (D), Eric A. Hetrick (D), Fred T. Magaziner Weiss (D) (D)

MAYERS, MENNIES & SHERR Ronald H. Sherr (P) MCLAUGHLIN & LAURICELLA Paul A. Lauricella (P) MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS John P. Lavelle, Jr. (D), James D. Pagliaro (D) PEPPER HAMILTON Sean P. Fahey (D), Nina M. Gussack (D), Murray S. Levin (D), David Richman (D), Andrew R. Rogoff (D) POST & SCHELL Richard B. Wickersham, Jr. (D) RAYNES McCARTY Martin K. Brigham (P), Gerald A. McHugh, Jr. (P) 215.568.6190 | page 2 REED SMITH Stephen J. McConnell (D), Michael T. Scott (D), Andrew J. Trevelise (D) ROSS FELLER CASEY Matthew Casey (P) ROSSETTI & DEVOTO Louis J. DeVoto (P), Andrew J. Rossetti (P) SALTZ MONGELUZZI BARRETT & BENDESKY Larry Bendesky (P) SHOOK, HARDY & BACON Sean P. Wajert (D) STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG Joseph J. McHale (D)

JOHN HARKINS COMMERCIAL LITIGATION BET-THE-COMPANY LITIGATION MEDIATION LITIGATION – SECURITIES LITIGATION – ERISA LITIGATION – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION – ANTITRUST

John Harkins has been engaged in litigation involving securities and antitrust law, contracts, intellectual property, and ERISA. He has served as an advisor on a variety of corporate issues. He has advised directors on fiduciary and other duties, corporate clients on disclosure issues, director committees in investigations of alleged corporate wrongdoing, and corporations on the defenses available to them against hostile takeover bids. Mr. Harkins is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Law Institute. He served as a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania. He has also served as vice-chairman and trustee of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and chairman of the board of overseers of the university’s law school, and is a member and former chairman of the board of advisors of the Institute for Law and Economics. Mr. Harkins received his LLB, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1958, where he was Order of the Coif and editor-in-chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. He received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania in 1953, graduating cum laude.

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THE FERRARA LAW FIRM Michael A. Ferrara, Jr. (P) WAPNER, NEWMAN, WIGRIZER, BRECHER & MILLER Steve Wigrizer (P) WARD GREENBERG HELLER & REIDY Gerhard P. Dietrich (D) WEBER GALLAGHER Joseph Goldberg (D), Marc Zingarini (D)

BLANK ROME Morris J. Dean, Bruce A. Eisenberg, Joseph S. Finkelstein, G. Craig Lord**, Michael Pollack COZEN O’CONNOR Herman C. Fala, H. Robert Fiebach*, Bernard Lee, Robert A. Silverman, James R. Williams DECHERT David W. Forti, Richard D. Jones, Jay Zagoren PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH Harry S. Cherken, Jr., David A. D Professional Malpractice – Defendants; Ebby, Rush T. Haines II, Ralph P Professional Malpractice – Rodak Plaintiffs DUANE MORRIS DUANE MORRIS Beatrice O’Donnell (D) Marc D. Brookman ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & GIBBONS MELLOTT Alfred R. Fuscaldo Peter J. Hoffman (D) GOWA LINCOLN FELDMAN & PINTO Robin P. Lincoln Laura Feldman (P) GREENBERG TRAURIG FOX ROTHSCHILD Rachel Kipnes James L. Griffith (D) HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL MARSHALL, DENNEHEY, WARNER, PUDLIN & SCHILLER COLEMAN & GOGGIN Stuart F. Ebby**, John S. Arthur W. Lefco (D), John L. Summers* Slimm (D) HYLAND LEVIN Richard M. Hluchan* PUBLIC FINANCE LAW KAPLIN STEWART MELOFF BALLARD SPAHR REITER & STEIN Kevin R. Cunningham Jeffrey L. Silberman BLANK ROME KLEHR HARRISON HARVEY Joan N. Stern BRANZBURG BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & Gregory G. Gosfield, Bradley A. ROONEY Krouse, Carl S. Primavera Rudolph Garcia MONTGOMERY, MCCRACKEN, DILWORTH PAXSON WALKER & RHOADS Marc A. Feller Nina Segre ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS MELLOTT J. J. Broderick, Eric L. Stern Marc S. Stein, Robert I. Tuteur REED SMITH GREENBERG TRAURIG Stephen M. Lyons III Dianne Coady Fisher, Michael L. Lehr, Vanessa Albert Lowry RICHARD M. HELLER Richard M. Heller SAUL EWING SAUL EWING George T. Magnatta John P. Pierce, Frederick D. Strober RAILROAD LAW SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL LANDMAN CORSI BALLAINE & LEWIS & FORD Richard W. Kessler, Marilyn Z. Yuri J. Brunetti Kutler, David Smith* REAL ESTATE LAW STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG * Litigation Only ** Litigation & Practice area Linda A. Galante ARCHER & GREINER WEIR & PARTNERS Gary L. Green Richard P. Coe, Jr. ASTOR, WEISS, KAPLAN & SECURITIES / CAPITAL MANDEL MARKETS LAW Ronald B. Glazer

BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY Brian S. North COZEN O’CONNOR H. Robert Fiebach* DECHERT Steven B. Feirson*, Michael L. Kichline*, James A. Lebovitz DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH Lawrence J. Fox**, Edward M. Posner* ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & MELLOTT Stephen M. Foxman HARKINS CUNNINGHAM John G. Harkins, Jr.* 215.851.6701 | page 13 MCCARTER & ENGLISH Alexander Kerr* MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS David A. Gerson, William P. Quinn, Jr.*, Alan Singer, Marc J. Sonnenfeld*, Joanne R. Soslow PEPPER HAMILTON Barry M. Abelson, M. Duncan Grant* STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG Keith R. Dutill*

DRUCKER BECKMAN & SOBEL Ronald M. Wiener DUANE MORRIS Sheldon M. Bonovitz, Victor F. Keen HANGLEY ARONCHICK SEGAL PUDLIN & SCHILLER David B. Pudlin KULZER & DI PADOVA Arthur A. DiPadova, James B. Evans, Jr.**, Joseph T. Kenney, Michael A. Kulzer, Robert H. Williams MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Joseph E. Ronan, Jr., William P. Zimmerman NACHMIAS MORRIS & ALT Riverton, NJ Carolyn Sharenow Nachmias 856.733.6601 | page 15 PEPPER HAMILTON Joan C. Arnold REED SMITH Joseph M. Sedlack, Kyle O. Sollie, Lee A. Zoeller* SAUL EWING George T. Magnatta STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG William S. Pilling III

DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH William C. Bullitt, Larissa R. Whitman GADSDEN SCHNEIDER & WOODWARD Tracy B. DeVlieger, Christopher H. Gadsden, Pam H. Schneider, W. Steven Woodward HARKINS AND HARKINS Mary Jane Barrett, Eugene H. Gillin HECKSCHER TEILLON TERRILL & SAGER Kim D. Fetrow, Jill R. Fowler, Martin A. Heckscher, Thomas O. Hiscott, Margaret E. W. Sager**, L. Pierre Teillon, Jr., John A. Terrill II KULZER & DI PADOVA Arthur A. DiPadova, Glenn A. Henkel** LAW OFFICES OF DEBRA G. SPEYER Debra G. Speyer MANNION PRIOR James F. Mannion* MCCARTER & ENGLISH John J. Lombard, Jr.* MONTGOMERY, MCCRACKEN, WALKER & RHOADS M. Howard Vigderman** SECURITIES REGULATION TRUSTS & ESTATES MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS * Litigation Only ** Litigation & Practice area Christina Mesires Fournaris, * Litigation Only ** Litigation & Practice area Francis J. Mirabello** BALLARD SPAHR M. Norman Goldberger*, Gerald ABBOTT, LASTOWKA & OVERHOLT OBERMAYER REBMANN J. Guarcini Joseph E. Lastowka, Jr. MAXWELL & HIPPEL Paul C. Heintz, Nina B. BLANK ROME ALEXANDER & PELLI Stryker** Barry H. Genkin Kenneth J. Levin PLOTNICK & ELLIS DECHERT ARCHER & GREINER Jonathan H. Ellis Joseph A. Tate* Gerald E. Darling, Frank R. Demmerly, Jr., Peter E. RICHARD W. STEVENS MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Driscoll, Steven K. Mignogna* Richard W. Stevens David A. Gerson, Alan Singer, Joanne R. Soslow BALLARD SPAHR ROSS & MCCREA Benjamin R. Neilson, Marilyn Daniel R. Ross SPORTS LAW C. Sanborne, Regina O’Brien RUBIN, GLICKMAN, STEINBERG Thomas** THE LAW OFFICES OF LLOYD Z. & GIFFORD BLANK ROME REMICK Jay C. Glickman Lawrence S. Chane, Morey S. Lloyd Z. Remick S. JONATHAN EMERSON Rosenbloom S. Jonathan Emerson TAX LAW BUCKLEY, BRION, MCGUIRE, * Litigation Only SAILE & SAILE MORRIS & SOMMER ** Litigation & Practice area Michael J. Saile Anthony Morris BALLARD SPAHR SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL CARROLL & KARAGELIAN Wendi L. Kotzen & LEWIS Stephen Carroll** BERMAN INDICTOR Bruce A. Rosenfield, Ralph G. CONRAD O’BRIEN Steven P. Berman Wellington* John A. Guernsey* BLANK ROME SMITH KANE COZEN O’CONNOR Daniel R. Blickman Timothy J. Holman* Leonard J. Cooper, Robert CHAMBERLAIN, HRDLICKA, SMITH, AKER, GROSSMAN & I. Friedman, Edward M. WHITE, WILLIAMS & AUGHTRY HOLLINGER Glickman, David R. Glyn, Stewart M. Weintraub** J. Brooke Aker, Richard L. Matthew H. Kamens, Grossman, James L. Hollinger, Margaret Gallagher COZEN O’CONNOR Frances A. Thomson Thompson** Thomas J. Gallagher III * Litigation Only STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & BALLARD SPAHR DECHERT ** Litigation & Practice area DECHERT YOUNG Lynn R. Axelroth, Mark S. Robert L. Freedman**, C. VanLeer Davis III**, BALLARD SPAHR Edwin R. Boynton**, John DePillis, David B. Gifford, Philip Brian D. Doerner, M. Norman Frederick J. Gerhart, Arthur Frederick J. Gerhart, Richard C. Hook B. Korb, Tina R. Makoulian, R. G. Solmssen, Jr.**, Amy Goldberger*, Gerald J. Guarcini, P. Wild Bart I. Mellits, David L. Pollack, Stephen J. Kastenberg*, Justin S. Ufberg TEETERS HARVEY GILBOY & DRINKER BIDDLE & REATH Alan S. Ritterband, Michael KAIER P. Klein, Laura E. Krabill* DILWORTH PAXSON Stephen D. D. Hamilton**, Sklaroff** Kevin P. Gilboy, Edmund L. John P. Crampton David Shechtman BLANK ROME Harvey, Jr., Edward J. Kaier, BISGAIER HOFF Barry H. Genkin Ralph N. Teeters Carl S. Bisgaier**

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TERRANCE A. KLINE Terrance A. Kline TIMONEY KNOX Thomas A. Boulden* ZATEENY LOFTUS Ann T. Loftus

VENTURE CAPITAL LAW COZEN O’CONNOR Michael J. Heller DUANE MORRIS Richard P. Jaffe PEPPER HAMILTON Jeffrey P. Libson

WATER LAW GREENBERG TRAURIG David G. Mandelbaum MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Anthony C. DeCusatis SAUL EWING Carl B. Everett

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW C Workers’ Compensation Law Claimants; E Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

BANKS LAW Halmon L. Banks III (C) CAIRA & NEMETH J. David Nemeth (E) JEFFREY S. GROSS Jeffrey S. Gross (C) KRASNO, KRASNO & ONWUDINJO Geoffrey Dlin (C), Jason Krasno (C) 215.223.6718 | page 16 MARTIN Alfred J. Carlson (C), John P. Dogum (C), George Martin (C), Matthew L. Wilson (C) POND LEHOCKY STERN GIORDANO Jerry M. Lehocky (C), Samuel H. Pond (C), David F. Stern (C) THE CHARTWELL LAW OFFICES William J. McKee (E) THE LAW OFFICES OF LENARD A. COHEN Lenard A. Cohen (C) THE LAW OFFICES OF MARLA A. JOSEPH Marla A. Joseph (C) WEBER GALLAGHER Paul M. Fires (E), Jeffrey D. Newby (E), Stephen T. Potako (E), Peter J. Weber (E)


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WILLIAM A. DENMARK

HENRY J. DONNER

ROBERT C. GERHARD, III

CONSTRUCTION LAW

CONSTRUCTION LAW

ELDER LAW

William A. Denmark is the managing shareholder of Jacoby Donner, P.C. Mr. Denmark maintains a multi-disciplinary practice concentrating in construction, real estate, and business law. Mr. Denmark assists clients in the preparation and negotiation of construction contracts, sales/purchase agreements for real estate and businesses, and financing documents and lease agreements. Mr. Denmark also prepares buy-sell agreements for company principals, employment agreements for key personnel, and provides estate and business succession planning services. Mr. Denmark has lectured at seminars on construction law, business succession planning, and trade association law and governance. Mr. Denmark graduated with an A.B. magna cum laude from Cornell University, where he was admitted to Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Henry Donner has built an extensive construction law practice representing various constituencies in the construction industry: developers, condominium associations, contractors, subcontractors, architects/ engineers, construction contractor associations, and construction industry collectively bargained pension, health, and annuity plans. Henry counsels and represents owners and contractors in drafting and negotiating contract documents, as well as in controversies that involve cost disputes, design error, defective installation, and contract disputes. Henry handles virtually any problem faced by those involved with a construction project. His work with construction employer associations, and the trustees they appoint to union benefit plans, puts him in the forefront of multi-employer/union benefit plan practice, including pressing issues of health cost containment and liability of contributing employers under pension and health plans.

Robert C. Gerhard, III Esq. is an elder law specialist with expertise in representing seniors entering a nursing home. He helps seniors legally protect assets from nursing home costs. Attorney Gerhard limits his practice exclusively to elder law matters and is certified as an elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, which is accredited by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He has been honored with Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer-review rating of AV® for both legal ability and ethics. Mr. Gerhard regularly teaches continuing legal education courses, and served as chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Elder Law Section. He wrote Pennsylvania’s leading law treatise on the subject of financing long term care, Pennsylvania Medicaid-Long-term Care, 2014 Edition. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

JACOBY DONNER, P.C.

JACOBY DONNER, P.C.

GERHARD & GERHARD LAW OFFICES

www.jacobydonner.com

www.jacobydonner.com

www.paelderlaw.net

1700 Market Street | Suite 3100 | Philadelphia, PA 19103 PHONE 215.563.2400 | FAX 215.563.2870

1700 Market Street | Suite 3100 | Philadelphia, PA 19103 PHONE 215.563.2400 | FAX 215.563.2870

222 South Easton Road | Suite 104 | Glenside, PA 19038 PHONE 215.885.6785 | EMAIL rgerhard@paelderlaw.net

VASILIOS J. KALOGREDIS

HOWARD BRUCE KLEIN

CHRIS LEE

HEALTH CARE LAW

WHITE-COLLAR CRIMINAL DEFENSE

CONSTRUCTION LAW

Vasilios (“Bill”) J. Kalogredis, J.D., C.H.B.C., a shareholder of Kalogredis, Sansweet, Dearden and Burke, Ltd., founded the firm in 1981, and has been advising physicians, dentists, and other health care professionals since 1974. Bill focuses his practice on practice sales and mergers, group practice arrangements (including analyzing, negotiating, and drafting documents relative to buy-ins, buy-outs, employment agreements, co-ownership agreements, non-compete agreements, and separation agreements), analyzing practice options for doctors, analyzing and negotiating physician arrangements, and related “business of medicine” matters. Bill graduated magna cum laude from Providence College in 1971 and graduated cum laude from Villanova University School of Law in 1974. At Villanova, he was part of the Villanova Law Review and an Order of the Coif member. Bill has spoken and written extensively, and he has been recognized as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, and is AV®-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

KALOGREDIS, SANSWEET, DEARDEN AND BURKE, LTD.

987 Old Eagle School Road | Suite 704 | Wayne, PA 19087-1708 PHONE 610.687.8314 | TOLL FREE 800.688.8314 | FAX 610.687.8402 EMAIL BKalogredis@ksdbhealthlaw.com

www.ksdbhealthlaw.com

CIVIL LITIGATION

LITIGATION CONSTRUCTION

Howard Bruce Klein is a leading trial lawyer and legal educator. He practices in his own firm in the areas of whitecollar criminal defense and civil enforcement actions. He has successfully represented individuals, corporations, chief executive officers, and employees of corporations in the full range of economic and white-collar criminal cases, including healthcare, pharmaceutical litigation, antitrust, securities, tax, financial institution fraud, racketeering, public corruption, etc. Formerly, he was a partner and litigation department chairman of Blank Rome, LLP and chief of the criminal division of the Philadelphia U.S. Attorney’s Office. A graduate of Georgetown Law School, he is also listed—for white-collar crime— in Chambers USA (Band One), Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, and his firm is listed as a Tier 1 Criminal Defense: White Collar U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm” in Philadelphia for 2014.

Chris Lee has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of construction law, since 2006, and construction litigation, since 2012. He represents owners, contractors, and design professionals in complex multi-million dollar disputes on high-profile projects in the Eastern United States. Mr. Lee also serves as a neutral arbitrator and mediator for the American Arbitration Association. He is a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. In addition to his legal activities, Mr. Lee is currently the president of the Designing Futures Foundation for the Charter School for Architecture + Design and serves on the Pennsylvania Devereux Advisory Board.

LAW OFFICES OF HOWARD BRUCE KLEIN, PC

JACOBY DONNER, P.C.

www.hbklein.com

www.jacobydonner.com

1700 Market Street | Suite 3025 | Philadelphia, PA 19103 PHONE 215.972.1411 | FAX 215.564.4048 | EMAIL klein@hbklein.com

1700 Market Street | Suite 3100 | Philadelphia, PA 19103 PHONE 215.563.2400 | FAX 215.563.2870

LYNANNE B. WESCOTT CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR

CAROLYN S. NACHMIAS TAX LAW Carolyn S. Nachmias is a shareholder and founding member of Nachmias Morris & Alt, P.C. Carolyn has extensive experience structuring various forms of entities and transactions, counseling clients regarding tax exempt financing, and serving as outside general counsel to business and nonprofit entities, and individual family offices. Additionally, Carolyn counsels individuals regarding estate planning and all domestic and international income tax matters. She also advises businesses and individuals concerning tax compliance—federal, state, and local. Carolyn’s more than thirty years of experience includes not only private law firm practice, but also authorship of a treatise on joint ventures and teaching as a tenured professor at a local law school. She has been selected as a Best Lawyer every year since 2008, and as a Super Lawyer from 2009-2012. 605 Main Street | Suite 212 | Riverton, NJ 08077 PHONE 856.733.6601 | FAX 856.733.6603 | EMAIL cnachmias@nmapc.net

www.nmapc.net

After many years at a large firm, Ms. Wescott founded her own firm in 2004 to practice criminal defense, primarily federal and complex commercial litigation. She has obtained significant settlements in civil rights and personal injury cases. She represents individuals and corporations in the full range of economic and white-collar cases. She has won jury trials and appeals in fraud, environmental, obstruction of justice, and drug and weapon cases. A graduate of Temple Law School, she holds an MBA and is active on the boards of non-profits renewing developing areas in Philadelphia and numerous legal organizations. Ms. Wescott is licensed in PA, NJ, NC, and DC. She was selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in 2014, and is the author of books and numerous articles.

THE WESCOTT LAW FIRM, PC 239 South Camac Street | Philadelphia, PA 19107 PHONE 215.545.0324 | FAX 215.545.0326 EMAIL LWescott@wescottlaw.net

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SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION FOR MORE THAN 75 YEARS

FACT: Krasno Krasno & Onwudinjo is relentlessly committed to helping hardworking and disabled individuals get what is rightfully theirs under the Workers’ Compensation and Social Security laws. FACT: KK&O is the only law firm in Pennsylvania with a former Workers’ Compensation judge who is also a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation law. FACT: KK&O was founded by a Workers’ Compensation judge.

FICTION: YOUR CLIENTS CAN RECEIVE FAIR AND LEGAL TREATMENT ON THEIR OWN.

For more than 75 years, the attorneys of Krasno Krasno & Onwudinjo have been helping a diverse clientele separate fact from fiction in Workers’ Compensation and Social Security laws. And we can help your clients too.

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