On the Docket Pittsburgh: 2/25/13

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Cheryl M. David, corporate attorney, Fox Rothschild LLP, was elected secretary of the board of directors of The Education Partnership. Ms. David focuses on corporate matters such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate governance issues. She received her law degree from Cornell Law School.

Formerly known as Storehouse for Teachers, The Education Partnership supports teachers and students by providing school supplies at no charge to schools where at least 70 percent of the student body qualifies for the National School Lunch Program.

The Webb Law Firm announced that James R. Franks, James J. Bosco, Jr., and Ryan J. Miller have advanced to shareholder positions at the firm. Mr. Franks has experience in chemistry, biology, metallurgy, mechanical arts, and computer science, and is a named inventor on 18 issued U.S. patents. He received his J.D. from the Duquesne University School of Law.

Mr. Bosco counsels clients on patent, copyright, licensing, infringement and validity opinions, data privacy, acquisitions and related matters, and received his J.D. from the Duquesne University School of Law.

Mr. Miller has experience in medical imaging and electrical engineering, and also received his J.D. degree from Duquesne, where he was a member of the Duquesne University Law Review.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC said Calvin R. Harvey, senior counsel, financial services and real estate practice group, was named to the 2013 BTI Client Service All-Star list. Mr. Harvey, who has practiced at Buchanan for nearly 45 years, is only one of one of 18 lawyers nominated in the Financial Services category nationwide and one of only two Pennsylvania lawyers named in this category. He practices in the field of financial transactions, including syndicated loan transactions, complex project and real estate finance and development, and is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School.

Patrick W. Carothers and Gregory W. Hauswirth have joined Leech Tishman. Mr. Carothers joined as a partner in its bankruptcy and creditors' rights and corporate practice groups, representing businesses in various stages of financial restructurings, from out-of-court workouts to court monitored processes, including Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy reorganizations. He previously served as a partner at Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP.

Mr. Hauswirth joined as an associate in the bankruptcy and creditors' rights practice group. He represents businesses in various stages of financial restructurings -- out-of-court workouts and wind-downs as well as court monitored processes, including Chapter 11 reorganizations. He also represents secured creditors and trade creditors in bankruptcy and state court insolvency proceedings, and represents clients in bankruptcy litigation matters involving fraudulent and preferential transfers.

Jones Day was awarded a Qualifying Foreign Law Practice licence, allowing the firm to advise on Singapore law matters in permitted areas. Jones Day opened its Singapore office in 2001, and it has since grown to almost 30 lawyers who advise a diverse list of clients, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisition, private equity, energy, banking and finance, capital markets, fund formation, and dispute resolution throughout the Asia-Pacific region and around the world. Singapore also serves as Jones Day's hub in south Asia and southeast Asia.


Send information to Natalie Hill, On the Docket Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh 15222; or email to nhill@post-gazette.com.


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