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Dec. 5, 2018 | Vol. 19, No. 50
 |  An e-Newsbrief from the Philadelphia Bar Association  | 

Lauren McKenna Elected
Vice Chancellor;
5 Gain Board of Governors Seats


Lauren P. McKenna, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, was the chair of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Legal Writing Competition in 2018 and a Chancellor’s Appointment to the Board of Governors in 2017 after serving as a member from 2014-2016, and serving as its chair in 2016. McKenna will serve as Vice Chancellor of the Association in 2019 after running unopposed in the Association's 2018 Annual Election, which culminated at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 5, 2018.

McKenna will serve as Vice Chancellor in 2019, Chancellor-Elect in 2020 and Chancellor in 2021.

The following candidates for Association offices ran unopposed and will begin serving in their positions on Jan. 1: Jennifer S. Coatsworth, Secretary; Marc J. Zucker, Treasurer; Ira S. Lefton, Assistant Secretary; and Matthew S. Olesh, Assistant Treasurer.

The following five candidates were elected and will begin serving their three-year terms on the Association's Board of Governors on Jan. 1:

  • James F. Berardinelli
  • Diane Penneys Edelman
  • Dino Privitera
  • Riley Ross III
  • P. Douglas Sisk

Seven candidates ran unopposed and were also elected to three-year terms to the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee and will begin serving their terms on Jan. 1. They are:

  • Raphael F. Castro
  • P. Michael Jones
  • Andrew A. Napier
  • Courtney M. O'Brien
  • Michael J. Rugnetta
  • Melissa Ruth
  • Jordan Strokovsky