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BRUCE L. BALDWIN is a partner in the law firm of Wolf, Baldwin & Associates, P.C., with offices in Pottstown, West Chester and Reading, Pennsylvania. He concentrates his practice in commercial transactions and civil litigation, and also represents both employers and employees in a wide range of labor and employment matters, including mediation, arbitration and trial work on shareholder disputes, restrictive covenant litigation, and wage payment and collection matters. Mr. Baldwin practices in the Pennsylvania state and federal courts throughout eastern Pennsylvania, and is a member of the Volunteer Attorney Employment Law Panel of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He earned his B.A. degree from West Chester University and his law degree from Villanova University School of Law.
FRANCINE FRIEDMAN GRIESING is the founder and managing member of Griesing Law LLC, a woman-owned and operated firm based in Philadelphia. Ms. Friedman Griesing has 35 years of experience representing clients in complex business transactions, high stakes litigation, employment matters, and alternate dispute resolution. She is a strategic advisor to top executives and general counsel at the country’s largest institutions and previously served as litigation chair for the city of Philadelphia under the mayor where she supervised 75 lawyers and handled over 2,000 cases. Under her leadership, the firm represents Fortune 500 companies, privately-held businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, executives and entrepreneurs from a broad array of industries including academia, arts and entertainment, financial services, foodservice, government, hospitality, insurance, internet commerce, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, professional services, real estate, retail and technology. She also serves as a neutral arbitrator and mediator. Ms. Friedman Griesing is a highly sought speaker and writer and has received many awards and recognitions including: Chambers USA; Best Lawyers in America; Client Choice Guide USA; Pennsylvania SuperLawyers' Top 50 Women Lawyers; Legal Intelligencer’s Women of the Year; Philadelphia Business Journal’s Best of the Bar, Woman to Watch and Woman of Distinction; the Governor’s Best 50 Women in Business; Philly Biz’s Executive of the Year; Enterprising Women Magazine’s Enterprising Women of the Year; and SmartCEO’s Brava Leader and Legal Elite. Ms. Friedman Griesing graduated with honors from Binghamton University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School where she was an editor of the Law Review.
ANTRANIG GARIBIAN is the founder of Garibian Law Offices, P.C., and maintains an active litigation practice throughout the state and federal courts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. Mr. Garibian advises clients ranging from large publicly traded companies to small closely held businesses. He frequently writes articles and speaks at seminars on a wide array of emerging legal issues including topics ranging from developments in federal law, liability risks facing premises owners, corporate law, and unique legal issues in personal injury litigation. Mr. Garibian graduated with his B.A. degree from Princeton University and he earned his J.D. degree from Temple University.
ALLEN M. MANDELBAUM maintains an office in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, engaged in real estate, business and municipal law, civil litigation, and general practice. His practice serves clients in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware, and Chester and Bucks counties, with an emphasis handling cases involving zoning, comprehensive planning, environmental laws and regulations throughout Pennsylvania for private citizens, public interest organizations, environmentally-sensitive corporations and green businesses. Mr. Mandelbaum places emphasis in his practice in residential and commercial real estate transactions. He has experience in municipal government law; zoning; real estate inspections and assessments; and other real estate matters, including eminent domain and real estate valuation problems, commercial leasing and planning law. Mr. Mandelbaum has dealt with more than fleeting exposure to federal, state and local regulatory issues, and has been involved in drafting many proposed ordinances, contracts, leases, court pleadings, memoranda of law and other real estate transactional documents. His client base includes private landowners seeking development, brokers, developers and builders, homeowner and condominium associations, as well as real estate agents and individual homeowners. Mr. Mandelbaum's legal practice also emphasizes assisting growing, closely-held businesses realize their vision for the future in selecting the form of business entity, finance and investments, mergers and acquisitions, employment and distributorship agreements, joint ventures, technology licensing, and other methods of exploiting intellectual property rights. All services are regularly provided for corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. He also maintains an active litigation department representing clients in both county and federal courts at trial and on appeals. Mr. Mandelbaum attended Vanderbilt University and the University of Kentucky. He graduated from Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky State University in 1986 and holds a Masters in Business Administration from Xavier University in Ohio. Mr. Mandelbaum is an active member in the Pennsylvania and Montgomery County bar associations, and the American, Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Associations.
GARY A. MILLER is a member of the law firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC, in Philadelphia, where he practices in the areas of corporate law, securities law, commercial transactions, emerging businesses, and health care industry transactions. He has previously lectured for National Business Institute on matters related to limited liability companies and choice of business entity, and has spoken before other professional groups on areas related to his practice. Mr. Miller is a member of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American (member, Business Law and Health Law sections) bar associations. He earned his B.S. and J.D. degrees, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.