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January 05, 2015

Philadelphia Bar Association Announces 2015 Officers

The 13,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association - the oldest association of lawyers in the United States - has announced its 2015 slate of officers and members of the Board of Governors, elected by the Association's membership.

Albert S. Dandridge III, a partner in the law firm of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, serves as Chancellor. His one-year term officially began on Jan. 1.

Gaetan J. Alfano, a partner in the law firm of Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP, has been elected Chancellor-Elect. His one-year term officially began on Jan. 1.

Deborah R. Gross, counsel in the law firm of Law Offices Bernard M. Gross, P.C., has been elected Vice Chancellor. Her one-year term officially began on Jan. 1.

Jacqueline G. Segal, a partner in the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP, serves as Secretary. Her one-year term officially began on Jan. 1.

Wesley R. Payne, IV, a partner in the law firm of White and Williams LLP, serves as Treasurer. His one-year term officially began on Jan. 1.

Hon. A. Michael Snyder (ret.), distinguished neutral at Dispute Resolution Institute, serves as Assistant Secretary. His one-year term officially began on Jan. 1.

Mary F. Platt, counsel at the law firm of Fineman Krekstein & Harris, PC, has been elected Assistant Treasurer. Her one-year term officially began on Jan. 1.

Brad V. Shuttleworth, counsel at the law firm of Alva & Associates, has been named Chair of the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association. His one-year term officially began on Jan. 1.

Lauren P. McKenna, a partner in the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP, has been named Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association. Her one-year term officially began on Jan. 1.

In addition, the following five attorneys have been elected as Members of the Board of Governors for three-year terms each. All terms officially began on Jan. 1:

Kathleen Kirkpatrick, counsel at the law firm of Tucker Law Group, LLC; Ira S. Lefton, a partner in the law firm of Reed Smith LLP; Kevin Mincey, a partner in the law firm of Mincey & Fitzpatrick, LLC; Jeffrey N. Rosenthal, an associate in the law firm of Blank Rome LLP; and Julia Swain, a partner in the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.

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