Stradley Ronon Attorney Appointed To Two Boards

Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 15:31


Stradley Ronon attorney Edith Penn has been appointed as counsel to the board of the Milton Hershey School Alumni Association and as a board member of YESPhilly. The Milton Hershey School Alumni Association is committed to the well-being of the Milton Hershey School, its students and alumni. YESPhilly is a nonprofit organization established to develop opportunities for youth who drop out of Philadelphia Schools.

Ms. Penn focuses her practice on general litigation. Her experience includes researching and drafting legal memoranda, as well as drafting various motions, including motions to compel, motions for sanctions and motions for summary judgment in various Pennsylvania and New Jersey counties.

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Stradley Ronon partner Christopher E. Cummings served as a panelist for “Effective Nonprofit Collaborations,” hosted by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce on November 2.  The panel discussed the need for nonprofits to collaborate with other organizations, including for-profit businesses, and the challenges that these partnerships and mergers face.

As chair of Stradley Ronon’s Real Estate Practice Group, Mr. Cummings oversees and coordinates the efforts of more than a dozen real estate lawyers on a wide variety of real estate matters for local and national clients. His clients include many nonprofit and institutional property owners.

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