Stradley Ronon Hosts Mayor Nutter At Diversity Group Event

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 - 01:00

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP hosted Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter at the firm's diversity group event at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia. Mayor Nutter praised Stradley Ronon's efforts and urged all law firms in Philadelphia to follow their example by working to increase minority-attorney retention rates.

As a founding member of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group, the firm applies mentoring, training and education to recruit and retain attorneys and staff from all backgrounds and experiences.

Stradley Ronon partner Claire DeMatteis presented, In The Company of Women: Women Leaders in American Business at the University of Delaware Forum.The event offered a day of panel discussions and entertainment to celebrate the achievements of the University.

As co-chair of the firm's government & public affairs practice group and partner-in-charge of Stradley Ronon's Delaware office, Ms. DeMatteis focuses her practice on government affairs in Delaware and Washington, DC.

Stradley Ronon attorneys Joe Kelleher and Jana Landon presented Current Issues in Pharmacy Law at the 29th Annual Symposium on Advances in Pharmacy Practice, a continuing pharmacy education program.

As a member of the firm's life sciences practice group, Mr. Kelleher counsels clients in the pharmaceutical, medical device, pharmacy and healthcare industries.

As a senior associate in the firm's litigation practice group, Ms. Landon focuses her practice on representing clients in products liability, insurance and complex commercial matters.

Stradley Ronon partner and securities enforcement practice group chair Greg DiMeglio served on La Salle University's Institute on Fraud and Forensic Accounting's expert panel, Corporate Fraud: Is Sarbanes-Oxley Working? Stradley Ronon Managing Partner Jeff Lutsky moderated the panel, which discussed the real-world impact of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.

Stradley Ronon was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as one of the top 20 most charitable givers in 2006. Stradley Ronon Managing Partner Jeff Lutsky accepted the corporate philanthropy award on the firm's behalf.

Ten of Stradley Ronon's attorneys were recommended as leaders in their field in the upcoming 2009 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Additionally, three Stradley Ronon practice areas were ranked among the top in Pennsylvania: John Ake: Investment Funds: Registered Funds (National); E. Carolan Berkley: Investment Funds: Registered Funds (National); Kevin R. Casey: Intellectual Property (Pennsylvania); Matthew R. DiClemente: Investment Funds: Registered Funds (National); Keith R. Dutill: Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania); Jeffrey A. Lutsky: Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania); Paul A. Patterson: Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Pennsylvania); Bennett G. Picker: Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania); David F. Scranton: Banking & Finance (Pennsylvania), and Lawrence P. Stadulis: Investment Funds: Registered Funds (National).

Chambers also recognized Stradley Ronon in the following practice areas:Investment Funds: Registered Funds (National); Banking & Finance (Pennsylvania), and Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania).