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MARK S. CHERRY is a sole practitioner who focuses his practice in the areas of real estate, business planning, personal injury, bankruptcy and estate planning. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and the Federal District Courts, Bankruptcy Court, Federal Court of Appeals and the U.S. Tax Court. Mr. Cherry is a certified valuation analyst by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. Mr. Cherry is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He earned his B.B.A. degree from Temple University and his J.D. degree from the Delaware Law School of Widener University.
NEAL A. JACOBS is the managing attorney and firm founder of the Jacobs Law Group PC. Mr. Jacobs' practice is focused on complex corporate, business and litigation matters. He devotes particular attention to privately held companies and their shareholder and member relations. Mr. Jacobs focuses on complex corporate matters involving the interplay of the rights and obligations of management and the various classes of equity holders and lenders, and others. These include claims of shareholder oppression, squeeze outs, and freeze outs of various types. Mr. Jacobs is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Virginia. He is a member of the Philadelphia, New Jersey State and Pennsylvania bar associations, as well as, the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Jacobs earned his B.S. degree, in economics, from Cook College, Rutgers University. He earned his J.D. degree, with honors, from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden.
CHRISTINA M. MICHAEL is a partner in Fisher & Phillips LLP, Philadelphia office whose practice includes both employment litigation and counseling. In her litigation practice, Ms. Michael handles a full range of employment-related matters in court and administrative agencies, including cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, whistleblower claims, wage and hour laws, and common law contract and tort claims. She has experience taking matters to jury trials, as well as arbitration proceedings, and has appeared before a variety of state and federal agencies. She also has represented employers at the appellate level, and has briefed appeals and writs in the United States Supreme Court, the Second Circuit, and the Third Circuit. Ms. Michael also dedicates a substantial portion of her practice to counseling employers as they address day-to-day employment law questions. She regularly advises employers on a wide variety of matters, such as the appropriate handling of disciplinary issues, employee terminations, compliance with employment laws and regulations dealing with harassment and discrimination, worker classification pursuant to wage and hour laws, background checks, disability and religious accommodations, creating and implementing employee handbooks and personnel policies, and handling of labor relations. Her experience includes both unionized and non-union workplaces. Ms. Michael received her B.A. degree from Tufts University and her J.D. degree from Temple University, Beasley School of Law. She is admitted to the New Jersey State & Pennsylvania bar associations; the New Jersey Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
FRANCIS J. SULLIVAN is a partner in the law firm of Hill Wallack LLP. He is partner-in-charge of the business and commercial, and trusts and estates practice groups. Mr. Sullivan concentrates his practice in the representation of corporate entities and partnerships, buying and selling businesses and real estate, tax and regulatory issues, as well as obtaining and structuring financing to further his clients' business needs, growth and development. He frequently advises clients on the planning, organizing, restructuring and governance of new and existing business entities, including the documenting of the relationship between and among the business entity and its owners. Mr. Sullivan also negotiates, structures and drafts operating, partnership and shareholder agreements, agreements for retirement and buy-outs of partners and corporate owners, as well as generational succession planning. He also is involved in commercial litigation on behalf of his business clients. Mr. Sullivan is very active in the legal profession and his community. He is past president of the Bucks County Bar Association and is a current vice president of the Charitable Foundation of the Bucks County Bar Association. Mr. Sullivan is a member of the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, a life time fellow of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation, and is a hearing committee member of the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board. He is a former Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Inns of Court of Bucks County. Mr. Sullivan earned his B.A. degree from La Salle University and his J.D. degree from Villanova University School of Law. He earned a Master of Laws in taxation from Villanova University School of Law and in 2004 received a certificate in estate planning from the Graduate Tax Division of Temple University School of Law at Temple Law School. Mr. Sullivan is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and the Bucks County bar associations.