Stradley Ronon attorneys Fabio Battaglia, Aidan H. O'Connor and Christopher J. Zimmerman served as panelists on, "Operation and Regulation of Investment Vehicles: Open-end Funds, Closed-end Funds, Exchange-traded Funds and Hedge Funds," at the RISE: Redefining Investment Strategy Education forum in Dayton, Ohio. O'Connor also moderated a panel discussion, "Regulatory, Banking and Capital Markets." Held annually at the University of Dayton, RISE is the world's largest student investment forum, and attracts students, faculty and business leaders from over 70 countries.
Stradley Ronon attorney Brian P. Seaman has been elected to the board of directors of The Wilma Theater. At the Wilma, Seaman helped to develop The Young Friends of the Wilma Theater program, which encourages young people in the Philadelphia area to attend and appreciate live theater. Seaman is also a member of the planning committee for the theater's annual gala. In its 31st season, The Wilma Theater has become nationally and internationally recognized for producing thoughtful, well-crafted productions of intelligent, daring plays that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and production styles.
As an associate in the litigation practice group, Mr. Seaman focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, products liability and catastrophic injury matters. MR. Seaman has acted as trial counsel on many cases (on both the state and federal levels) involving diverse legal claims and fact patterns, including commercial disputes, copyright matters, and matters involving religious organizations and cemeteries.