Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox and One-Third of Its Attorneys are Listed in Chambers USA 2018

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Philadelphia, PA (May 14, 2018) –Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP (MGKF), the environmental, energy and land use law firm based in the Philadelphia, PA region, along with one-third of the MGKF attorneys, have been recognized this year by Chambers USA 2018:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (“Chambers USA” issued by Chambers and Partners)*.  The firm itself has been ranked by Chambers USA in the top tier for environmental law since the first law firm rankings began in 2003.  Ten attorneys have been individually ranked. The firm attorneys who were recognized this year for their work in environmental law are:  Joseph M. Manko, Marc E. Gold, Bruce S. Katcher, Robert D. Fox, Bart E. Cassidy, John F. Gullace, Carol F. McCabe, Michael M. Meloy, Jonathan E. Rinde, and Jonathan H. Spergel.

MGKF not only had the highest number of attorneys included in the environmental law listing – ten over the next closest firm at six attorneys– but also the most attorneys included in Band 1. Three of the seven attorneys in Band 1 were from MGKF:  Robert D. Fox, Marc E. Gold and Michael M. Meloy.  Attorneys Joseph M. Manko, Marc E. Gold and Bart E. Cassidy have been included in the rankings since the inaugural edition of Chambers in 2003.

“I’m extremely proud of the firm and our consistently high rankings from Chambers and our clients,” said Managing Partner Jonathan Spergel.  “Our profile credits everyone in the firm for supporting our clients with practical knowledge, complex problem-solving skills and professionalism.”

According to Chambers USA, the firm and its attorneys were ranked based on in-depth interviews with both lawyers and clients.  All interviews were conducted specifically for research purposes and remain entirely confidential and anonymous. Through the interviews, researchers could acquire information about MGKF’s and individuals’ qualities including legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other characteristics most valued by the client. Further information on the Chambers USA selection process may be found at

MGKF concentrates its practice in environmental, energy, litigation, safety and land use law. It represents clients ranging from Fortune 100 corporations to small, privately held enterprises, both in the Mid-Atlantic region and on a national basis. MGKF is also honored to be the top-rated law firm, since 2011, in the Top Workplaces surveys by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and  The firm was also recognized by Law360, produced by Portfolio Media, Inc., as one of the top 20 “Ceiling Smashers” for Female Partners in the nation, based on its percentage of women in the partnership. Offices are located at: 401 City Avenue, Suite 901, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania; 535 Route 38, Suite 145A, Cherry Hill, New Jersey; and Seven Waterfront Plaza, Suite 400, 500 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI.  For additional information, visit or call 484-430-5700; 856-317-1299 or 808-892-4334.