2019 News

OCTOBER 15, 2019 – Managing Partner John Royer was selected to the 2019 Philadelphia Business Journal's Best of the Bar: Philadelphia's Top Lawyers. Royer was recognized for his work in the corporate category. He brings more than 30 years of business and corporate law experience to his clients, for whom he frequently serves as outside general counsel. He focuses his practice primarily on business and corporate law transactions and counseling for emerging growth technology and life science companies, executives and investors, as well as middle market and family-owned businesses. Read the press release here.

SEPTEMBER 24, 2019 – RCCB was a proud sponsor of the 2019 Association of Corporate Counsel Business Skills Institute. The Best Laid Plans Often Go Awry: Litigation Stories On The Unintended Consequences of Contracts, was a panel comprised of RCCB Litigation Partners Barry Cohen and Matthew Faranda-Diedrich, along with PFM's Cheryl Maddox. RCCB's Litigation attorney Julie Latsko moderated.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 – RCCB was a sponsor of the 1776 program, Founding Failures. Attendees heard cringe-worthy and laughable stories of founders’ failures and mistakes that ultimately lead to bigger and better success. RCCB's Tim Levy and Beth Cohen spoke about the five mistakes every founder makes. Also speaking at the event was Ilya Breyman, Founder and CEO of RCCB client Coursalytics.

SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 – RCCB is pleased to welcome two new partners to our growing New York City office. Donna A. Tobin will lead the firm’s new Trademarks & Brands Group, while Richard A. Siegal brings expertise to the Corporate & Business, Private Client Services and Tax Groups. For more information, read the press release here.

SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 – Marc Hirschfield and Marc Skapof have been selected to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. This is the ninth consecutive time for Marc Hirschfield and the sixth consecutive time for Marc Skapof. For more information, read the press release.

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 – RCCB Partner Marc E. Hirschfield has been included in the Litigation – Bankruptcy section of the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for the third consecutive year.“We are delighted by Marc’s return to the 2020 Best Lawyers list,” said Managing Partner John Royer. “Marc’s name on the list is a public acknowledgement reflective of what his colleagues and clients have long said of his experience and dedication.” For more information, read the press release.

AUGUST 16, 2019 – Read about our three new Partners, Jonathan Grosser, Donna Tobin and Richard Siegal, in today's Philadelphia Business Journal article, Royer Cooper Adds Three More Partners, Including Former Stradley Ronan Real Estate Head. Author Jeff Blumenthal discusses the history of the firm and how these three became our newest attorneys. Read the article here.

AUGUST 15, 2019 – Read more about Jonathan Grosser's path to RCCB in today's The Legal Intelligencer article, Royer Cooper Grabs Former Stradley Real Estate Practice Head. Author Lizzy McLellan discusses how Grosser's move came about by “serendipity,” after he ran into a client at a coffee shop who had started using RCCB. Read the entire article at http://bit.ly/LEGrosser.

AUGUST 14, 2019 – Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld Welcomes Prominent Real Estate Attorney Jonathan M. Grosser. As RCCB continues its steady growth, clients have increasingly required real estate related advice. “I am extremely excited about my move to RCCB,” said Grosser. “The firm’s talent and entrepreneurial style provide me with an unparalleled opportunity to service my clients and grow my practice in an effective, efficient and forward-looking way. I’m looking forward to contributing to RCCB’s growth as well as its reputation as the law firm of choice for the region’s most dynamic and entrepreneurial companies.” For more information, read the press release here.

JULY 26, 2019 – Marc Skapof, along with other TMA New York City Chapter members, met with the Debtwire bankruptcy team at their new Times Square office last month. They sat down with Debtwire Global Legal Editor, John Bringardner, and his colleagues to discuss current trends in the restructuring sector. Focus was placed on the challenges facing opioid manufacturers and related businesses looking to use Chapter 11 protections. For more information, read the press release at http://bit.ly/2yfiHay.

JULY 10, 2019 – Jim Ettelson led the Federal Bar Association CLE, Remedies to Resolve Property Line Problems.

JUNE 18, 2019 – Leila Vaughan was a panelist for the PBI’s CLE, Qualified Opportunity Zone Investments After the April 2019 Proposed Regulations 2019.

MAY 13, 2019 – Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld Elevates Two Prominent Attorneys to Equity Partnership. Read more about the election of David Gitlin and Matthew Faranda-Diedrich to Equity Partners in our press release here.

MAY 9, 2019 – Thirteen RCCB attorneys were selected as 2019 PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Read more in our press release here.

APRIL 29, 2019 – On April 17th, the IRS issued new proposed regulations answering many of the open questions in the opportunity zone program. You can read more in our RCCB Client Alert here.

APRIL 24, 2019 – RCCB Honored as a 2019 Top Workplace by The Philadelphia Inquirer.

FEBRUARY 25, 2019 – RCCB Names New Partner and Counsel Amid Increased Growth. Read our press release about Tim Levy’s promotion to Partner and Michael Goldberg’s promotion to Counsel.

FEBRUARY 21, 2019 – RCCB publishes a press release on the expansion of our Private Client Services Group with the addition of Partner Dirk M. Simpson and Associate Taylor A. Smith.

FEBRUARY 12, 2019 – RCCB Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Partner Marc Skapof authored the client alert, Doing Business with the Financially Troubled Company: Beware of Preference Risk.

FEBRUARY 4, 2019 – RCCB announces the latest addition to our Private Client Services Group, Associate Taylor A. Smith. Taylor will reside in the firm’s Conshohocken office.

JANUARY 28, 2019 – RCCB tax attorney Leila Vaughan was a panelist at the PBI CLE, Qualified Opportunity Zones - What Are the Rules? The seminar discussed what QOZs are, where they are, their benefits, how to qualify, and if they might be right for you.

JANUARY 21, 2019 – RCCB announces the addition of our new Partner, Dirk M. Simpson. Dirk joins the RCCB Private Client Services Group and will reside in the firm’s Conshohocken office.