John F. Stoviak, partner in Saul Ewing's Litigation and Environmental departments, has been appointed to the firm's Executive Committee. The six-attorney committee serves as the firm's managing body.
Mr. Stoviak is the outgoing chair of the Litigation Department and a former two-term managing partner of Saul Ewing. He concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation and environmental cases.
Leslie K. Gross has been named Director of Communications in Saul Ewing's Marketing Department. In this newly created position, Ms. Gross will oversee the Firm's communications initiatives, including public relations, all marketing materials and the advertising campaign.
Robert H. Louis, co-chair of Saul Ewing's Personal Wealth, Estates and Trusts (PWET) Department, has been elected Director and Treasurer of the World Link Foundation. The World Link Foundation is a tax-exempt American organization that supports educational activities and professional training in the field of mental health in China.
Wendie C. Stabler, a partner in Saul Ewing LLP's Real Estate Department and a member of its Utility Practice Group, has been elected chair of the Board of Directors of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce (NCCCC). Ms. Stabler will serve a one-year term.
Louis N. Magazzu, special counsel in the firm's Real Estate and Public Finance departments, was sworn in recently as president of the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), a position he will hold for one year.
Charles O. Monk, II, a partner in Saul Ewing LLP's Litigation Department and managing partner of the firm's Baltimore office, was honored February 9 with the Judge Robert M. Bell Award for Leadership in Public Service. Given by the University of Baltimore School of Law, the award recognizes legal professionals who maintain the standards of the University of Baltimore Students for Public Interest (UBSPI), a law foundation that promotes public service and public interest through education. Mr. Monk was instrumental in making Saul Ewing's "We're All In" pro bono program a success.