We hope that you are having a productive start to the new year. In this issue, you will learn some useful strategies for buying and selling construction materials and receive an update on the Pennsylvania Construction Notices Directory. Don’t miss the Q&A with our newly appointed Chief Operating Officer, Kathleen Garrity. Please reach out to us if you have any questions or would like a specific topic explored in a future issue.
Wishing you a happy and healthy New Year!
Congratulations to Jonathan Landesman
Congratulations to Jonathan Landesman, Co-Chair of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Group, who was named a shareholder and joined the Firm’s Board of Directors. Jon has made significant contributions to the Firm’s success and growth over the past 15 years. In his practice, he represents employers in all types of employment litigation matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and FMLA cases. Jon regularly litigates cases involving non-competition agreements and the misappropriation of trade secrets. He is also an experienced labor lawyer. As lead negotiator at the bargaining table, he has successfully negotiated collective bargaining agreements in a wide variety of industries. Jon also regularly counsels employers on day-to-day human resources issues, including discipline and termination, wage and hour law, employee handbooks, and employment agreements.
Congratulations to Kathleen Garrity
We are excited to announce that Kathleen Garrity, who joined the Firm in 2013 as Executive Director, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. She has over 25 years of experience in accounting, operations consulting, and auditing in the legal, professional services, healthcare, and manufacturing industries. In her new role as COO, Kathleen provides leadership to deliver the management and vision necessary to ensure that the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and the necessary staffing are in place to effectively grow the Firm. Before joining Cohen Seglias, Kathleen was the Director of Finance at Ballard Spahr and an auditor and consultant for Arthur Andersen. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Public Accountants and the Association of Legal Administrators.
Save the Date!
10th Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar
Please join us for our 10th Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar. Our Labor & Employment Group will cover timely topics including policy changes under the Trump administration and how the #MeToo movement is altering the landscape for employers.
April 26, 2018 – Pittsburgh
May 3, 2018 – Hershey
May 10, 2018 – Philadelphia
For additional information and to register, visit cohenseglias.com or contact Olivia Paris-Kornilowicz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cohen Seglias Named to 2018 Best Law Firm Lists
We are pleased to announce that the Firm has once again been ranked by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® to the 2018 “Best Law Firms” Philadelphia Metropolitan list. Cohen Seglias received Tier 1 recognition in Construction Law and Litigation-Construction, Tier 2 recognition in Labor Law-Management, and Tier 3 recognition in Employment Law-Management.