November 15, 2016
Statement from Chancellor Gaetan J. Alfano Recognizing Legal 'Icons'
Gaetan J. Alfano, Chancellor of the 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, today issued the following statement in response to the Philadelphia Business Hall of Fame's recognition of Temple University's Provost and Executive Vice President JoAnne Epps and Joni Berner of Berner Klaw & Watson LLP as an industry icon and emerging icon, respectively:
"For nearly four decades, both Joanne Epps and Joni Berner have established themselves as outstanding attorneys with impressive legal careers. Their proven track records and commitment to the industry have left an imprint on our legal community. These women are both very worthy of this special and well-deserved recognition. I am honored to congratulate them on their dedication to the profession, to the Philadelphia Bar Association, and to the community-at-large."