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- Media Mention - David Gitlin, August 10, 2020
RCCB Corporate and Securities Attorney David Gitlin was recently interviewed by VC Confidential for the podcast “Why Are Structured Exits Good for Founders, and Investors, too?”
- Firm News - Leila Vaughan, July 1, 2020
Leila Vaughan, RCCB Tax Counsel, was selected as Vice Chair to the American Bar Association Tax Section Committee.
- Firm News - Alexander Nassar, Barry Cohen, David Dalesandro, Donna Tobin, Dustin Covello, Jennifer Tintenfass, John Royer, Jr., Joshua Upin, Laura Reinhold, Marc Hirschfield, Marc Skapof, Matt Brinker, Matthew Faranda-Diedrich, Neil Cooper, Sean Litz, Taylor Smith Leslie, June 8, 2020
Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars chose thirteen RCCB attorneys for those awards.
- Firm News - Roger Braunfeld, May 12, 2020
RCCB dispensed pro bono advice in the new formation of the Pennsylvania 30 Day Fund, a nonprofit providing forgivable loans to small businesses.
RCCB's Barry Cohen and Donna Tobin have returned to the World Trademark Review 1000 list. Cohen is listed as a “Global Leader,” and is described as a “tactically savvy litigator who understands how to use litigation as a business tool to facilitate quick wins.” Tobin is described by the publication as someone who “whether litigating, licensing intellectual property or advising on clearance or portfolio development, her aim is to make her in-house contacts look good. She achieves this by focusing on results and creating IP value.”
- Firm News - Chase Wright, January 21, 2020
RCCB is pleased to welcome Chase Wright to the Corporate & Business Group.
- Firm News - December 18, 2019
“2019 was a banner year for RCCB, and it is important we take a moment to recognize all those who have contributed to our success to date,” said John E. Royer, Jr., Managing Partner. Read about our achievements of the past year in the press release, Dedication to Distinctive Approach Fuels Successful Year for Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC.
- Firm News - October 15, 2019
John 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.
RCCB was pleased to sponsor the 2019 Association Corporate Counsel Business Skills Institute.
- Firm News - Timothy Levy, September 19, 2019
RCCB endorsed the lively 1776 program - Founding Failures hosted by the firm's Tim Levy.
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.
New York Metro Super Lawyers List selects two RCCB attorneys to the 2019 Super Lawyers List.
- Firm News - Marc Hirschfield, 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.”
Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC welcomes three Partners to the firm.
- Firm News - Jonathan Grosser, August 15, 2019
- Firm News - Jonathan Grosser, 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.”
Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld Elevates Two Prominent Attorneys to Equity Partnership.
- Firm News - Alexander Nassar, Dustin Covello, Jennifer Tintenfass, Laura Reinhold, Matt Brinker, Matthew Faranda-Diedrich, Sean Litz, Taylor Smith Leslie, May 9, 2019
Thirteen RCCB attorneys were selected as 2019 PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
- Firm News - April 24, 2019
RCCB is humbled as they are selected as a 2019 Top Workplace by The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Tim Levy promoted to Partner and Michael Goldberg becomes Counsel.
Our Private Client Services Group expands with the addition of Partner Dirk M. Simpson and Associate Taylor A. Smith.
RCCB Partners were mentioned in The Legal Intelligencer article, "PA Boutiques, Spinoffs See Gains as GCs Seek Cost Flexibility."
Marc Hirschfield and Marc Skapof were named to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list. This is the eighth consecutive time for Marc Hirschfield and the fifth consecutive time for Marc Skapof.
RCCB Partner Marc E. Hirschfield was honored with the 2019 Best Lawyers List award for the second year in a row.
- Firm News - Matthew Faranda-Diedrich, August 7, 2018
RCCB not only agrees with NJ motorists that the $50 late fee for missed tolls is outrageous, but the firm is taking the case to court on behalf of EZPass drivers.
RCCB announces the addition of three new Associates. David Dalesandro and Andrew Doggett join RCCB’s Corporate & Business Group and will reside in the firm’s Conshohocken office. Julie Latsko is the most recent attorney in the firm’s Litigation Group, and she will reside in the Philadelphia office.
- Firm News - Alexander Nassar, Barry Cohen, Dustin Covello, John Royer, Jr., Laura Reinhold, Matt Brinker, Matthew Faranda-Diedrich, Neil Cooper, Sean Litz, May 21, 2018
Congratulations to our attorneys selected as 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars! The three RCCB attorneys selected as Super Lawyers are John Royer, Neil Cooper and Barry Cohen. The attorneys included on the Rising Stars list are Matthew Faranda-Diedrich, Sean Litz, Dustin Covello, Alex Nassar, Laura Reinhold and Matt Brinker.
- Firm News - May 16, 2018
RCCB and Drexel Ventures cohosted a Philly Tech Week panel called Hot Topics in Tech: Blockchain, IoT, AI & AR/VR. Tech leaders helped the attendees understand how these technologies impact them and their business, and have become realities in the marketplace. The event featured experts from Comcast, Drexel and startups, as well as east and west coast lawyers. After the panel, the participants split into roundtables to meet the speakers.
- Firm News - William Duff, May 15, 2018
RCCB is proud to welcome William B. Duff to the firm! Duff, a Partner in our Employment Group, will be based in our New York City office.
- Firm News - Matthew Faranda-Diedrich, February 16, 2018
The award honors 40 people under the age of 40 who have excelled in their professional life
Reflecting significant growth, RCCB is proud to announce promotions, including 4 Partners, Alyssa Brodzinski, Hope Hammer, Sean Litz and Melissa Paszamant, and Marketing Manager Rachel Dub. “The well-deserved promotions reflect the important contributions to RCCB’s growth made by these team members,” said Managing Partner John E. Royer, Jr.
- Firm News - Barry Cohen, February 1, 2018
RCCB Litigation Partner Barry L. Cohen was chosen by World Trademark Review as a 2018 World Leading Trademark Professional.
- Matthew Faranda-Diedrich Quoted in Philadelphia Business Journal “What Sessions Memo Means for Banking in the Medical Marijuana Industry"Media Mention - Matthew Faranda-Diedrich, January 19, 2018
As more lenders are entering the cannabis industry, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions authored a memo allowing the prosecution of businesses pertaining to medical marijuana. This overturns the 2014 guidelines issued to lenders from the Treasury and Justice departments under the Obama administration.
- Publication - Neil Cooper, January 17, 2018
Neil A. Cooper pens a riveting article in The Intelligencer discussing the clamor surrounding the bidding for Amazon HQ2. He also takes note that sharp tech characters are "increasing attention on Israel as a source of innovation, talent, and exciting new companies."
- Firm News - December 13, 2017
RCCB has record year of expansion by adding nine attorneys and four staff for a 39% increase in employment, plus recognition by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, as well as New York Metro Super Lawyers.
- Matthew Faranda-Diedrich Quoted in Philadelphia Business Journal "With Big Banks Reducing Retail Lending, Smaller Competitors Have A Decision To Make"Media Mention - Matthew Faranda-Diedrich, November 7, 2017
RCCB Partner Matthew Faranda-Diedrich appears in the Philadelphia Business Journal article, "With Big Banks Reducing Retail Lending, Small Competitors Have A Decision To Make," discussing lenders' changing strategies as three of the largest banks in the country reduced their retail industry loans.
RCCB Partners Hirschfield and Skapof are representing Belgium's KBC Bank in bankruptcy proceedings filed by diamond cutter and wholesaler Exelco NV. The case has turned into a turf war with KBC demanding the case be heard in Belgium, Exelco insisting it is held in the U.S., and the judge calling it "a mess."
RCCB is among the most recent firm to add an international practice to offer flexibility to International clients. The midsize firm can still offer that personal service that clients appreciate and often miss with larger firms.
- Hirschfield and Skapof Quoted in Law360 Article "Judge 'Concerned' About Unexplained Parts Of Exelco Ch. 11"
Embattled Diamond wholesaler Exelco NV sought Chapter 11 protection in Delaware shortly after the company's proceeding in Belgium. RCCB Partners Marc Hirschfield and Marc Skapof are representing Belgium's KBC Bank in the bankruptcy case with Exelco NV.
- Firm News - October 2, 2017
RCCB is donating to the R.E.L.I.E.F. Foundation, a nonprofit disaster support operation in Philadelphia, in response to the havoc caused by multiple hurricanes to the Gulf states and the Caribbean.
RCCB welcomes entrepreneurial spirited, Adam Grandwetter and Joshua Upin to the firm.
Marc E. Hirschfield and Marc Skapof, both in the New York RCCB office, were selected to the coveted New York Metro Super Lawyers list.
- Firm News - Marc Hirschfield, August 22, 2017
- Firm News - June 30, 2017
Billy Penn's Who's Next: Law honorees were chosen, and our Jessica Itzkowitz is among them!
- Firm News - James Ettelson, June 22, 2017
RCCB Counsel Jim Ettelson was elected Chairman of the Board for Monument Village Corporation in Philadelphia.
- Firm News - Chris Yaracs, June 19, 2017
RCCB welcomes Associate Christopher S. Yaracs to the Corporate & Business and Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Groups.
- Firm News - David Gitlin, June 7, 2017
Seasonsed Partner, David Gitlin, leaves his former firm for Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld LLC for the flexible billing practices.
RCCB welcomes Partner David Gitlin, Associate Larissa W. Castner, and Associate Laura Reinhold to the firm. Gitlin, Castner and Reinhold are new additions to the Corporate & Business Group.
- Media Mention - Erik Carrozza, June 2, 2017
Erik Carrozza becomes the first chief financial and administrative officer at RCCB to help the 26 lawyer firm grow even further.
- Firm News - Erik Carrozza, May 31, 2017
RCCB announces Erik Carrozza has joined the firm as the new Chief Financial and Administrative Officer.