Stradley Ronon Chairman Bill Sasso kicked off the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia's 60th Anniversary event with a toast to guest speaker, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Ms. Rice presented on the importance of democracy, the war on terror and the need for vigilance by the United States. Earlier in the day, she visited students at Bodine High School for International Affairs and discussed the importance of education. Mr. Sasso served as an advisory board committee member and former chairman of the board of the World Affairs Council from 2005 through 2007.
Twenty-two Stradley Ronon attorneys were recently named "Pennsylvania Super Lawyers" for 2009.
Zachary P. Alexander - Tax; Samuel J. Arena Jr. - Insurance Coverage; Carolan E. Berkley - Securities & Corporate Finance; Craig R. Blackman - Insurance Coverage; Edwin R. Boynton - Estate Planning and Probate; Kevin R. Casey - Intellectual Property; Steven B. Davis - Insurance Coverage; Andre L. Dennis - Civil Rights/First Amendment; Keith R. Dutill - Business Litigation; Linda A. Galante - Real Estate; Kevin W. Goldstein - Intellectual Property; Clark C. Hodgson Jr. - Securities Litigation; Bruce G. Leto - Securities & Corporate Finance; Jeffrey A. Lutsky - Business Litigation;Joseph J. McHale - Personal Injury Defense: Products; Paul A. Patterson - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Bennett G. Picker - Alternative Dispute Resolution; William S. Pilling - Tax; William H. Rheiner - Securities & Corporate Finance; Lee A. Rosengard - Business Litigation; William R. Sasso - Business/Corporate; and Paula D. Shaffner - Securities Litigation.