Barristers’ 35th Annual Turkey Drive
This Thanksgiving GGM contributed to the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia’s 35th Annual Turkey Drive. Each year, the Barristers’ Association works diligently to identify local families in need of support during the holiday season. This year over 700 families were served.
German, Gallagher & Murtagh’s Tort Trotters Participate in Rocky Run 2019
German Gallagher & Murtagh’s “Tort Trotters” participated in the Rocky Run 2019 benefiting Special Olympics. Team members were Attorneys Jacob Lehman, Matthew McColgan, Nikki Mosco, Yana Shapiro, Marni Stahl, Brian Sumner & Andre Webb.
Jeff Laudenbach Elected to the ALFA International Board of Directors
Congratulations to German Gallagher & Murtagh partner Jeffrey D. Laudenbach on his election to the ALFA International Board of Directors.
Andre J. Webb appointed Vice Chair of DRI Young Lawyers Substantive Law Subcommittee
Andre J. Webb attends DRI’s 2019 Annual Meeting where he was appointed Vice Chair of the Young Lawyers Substantive Law Subcommittee. In this role he will assist in organizing young lawyers’ events nationwide and identifying content for the newsletters.
Chad Goebel was a featured speaker on a panel at the 2019 ALFA International Products Liability and Complex Torts Seminar
Chad was a featured speaker on a panel at the 2019 ALFA International Products Liability and Complex Torts Seminar in Marana, Arizona. The panel covered a wide variety of topics related to the attorney-client privilege in the corporate context, including properly asserting it; avoiding waiver; multi-party joint defense scenarios; and recent trends seemingly eroding the protections afforded by the privilege.
Yana Shapiro presented at the 2019 ALFA International Hospitality & Retail Practice Group Seminar
Yana Shapiro participated in the 2019 Hospitality & Retail Law Practice Group Seminar – Avoiding and Managing Risk in an Era of Constant Changes in the Retail and Hospitality Industries. Panel on Drug & Alcohol Testing in the Hospitality Workplace: The Messy Process of Ensuring a Clean and Sober Workforce.
Click here to open the 2019 ALFA International – Hospitality & Retail Law Practice Group Seminar Brochure.
Jacob Lehman Chairs ALFA Professional Liability Mini-Seminar in Chicago
On Friday August 2, 2019, ALFA’s Professional Liability Practice Group put on its bi-annual mini-seminar. This year’s event, entitled “Triple Play: Three Strategies for Success in the Big Leagues of Professional Liability Defense” featured three hours of CLE on cutting edge topics in professional liability law. Mr. Lehman served as the program chair and host leading efforts to create and coordinate the event. After the CLE portion of the program invitees were treated to a Cubs v. Brewers game on what turned out to be a beautiful day.
Jacob Lehman and Andre Webb Present On the Impact of Criminal Law in Civil Cases
On July 31, 2019, Mr. Lehman and Mr. Webb had the privilege of giving the presentation “What Every Claims Professional Needs to Know about Criminal Law” to a group of claims professionals and lawyers at a major insurance carrier. The talk covered topics including the assertion and effect of the Fifth Amendment privilege in civil cases, potential collateral estoppel resulting from criminal convictions, and the logistics and law of incarcerated clients in civil depositions and trials.
Andre Webb presents 2019 YLD Diversity Scholarship to Five Outstanding Law Students
On June 12, 2019, Mr. Webb in his capacity as Vice Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (YLD), helped honor five outstanding law students and scholarship recipients at the 2019 YLD Diversity Reception.
Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2019
GGM Announces 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
GGM is pleased to announce that Dean F. Murtagh, Gary R. Gremminger, John P. Shusted, Gary H. Hunter, Jeffrey D. Laudenbach, and Chilton G. Goebel, have been named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers for 2019. Jacob C. Lehman has been named a “Rising Star” for 2019.