For Immediate Release
Contact: Julie G. Hayes
MGFK Partner Schiller Receives a 2017 Diversity Award from the Diversity Law Institute
Philadelphia, PA (November 9, 2017) – Pennsylvania attorney, Suzanne (Shoshana) Schiller , of the law firm of Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP (MGKF), has received a 2017 Diversity Award from the Diversity Law Institute (DLI). The presentation was made on November 3rd at the 2017 Diversity Law Institute Summit & Awards in Philadelphia. DLI Diversity Awards are given annually to a select number of individuals, law firms, and companies who have at an elite level, promoted, enhanced, or supported diversity and inclusion in the profession of law.
A Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and a member of the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group, Shoshana is listed as one of the “2017 Top 50:Women Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” and has achieved the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell legal directory. She is a partner in MGKF’s litigation group, handling a wide range of disputes with particular experience in CERCLA, cost recovery and contribution actions, as well as pipeline, storage tank, real estate development, and leasing matters. She is a frequent speaker at legal and industry trade conferences and seminars, a regular author on environmental and real estate issues and currently the editor of MGKF’s Litigation Blog. Her academic writings have been cited in publications such as the Harvard Law Review, the Georgetown Law Journal, the Emory Law Journal and the United States Supreme Court.
DLI is a nonprofit international association of lawyers and law firms committed to diversity in all aspects of the legal profession and justice systems of the United States and Canada. Its purpose and mission is to advance the interests of women and minorities in the profession and to aid in the administration of justice wherever possible. Its current membership exceeds 3,700 private lawyers, judges, in-house counsel and legal scholars. Members are from every U.S. state and the provinces of Canada, and also include representatives from Europe and Asia.
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. For the 14th consecutive year, MGKF has been listed in the top tier for environmental law in Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Offices are located at: 401 Cit Avenue, Suite 901, Bala Cynwynd, Pennsylvania; 533 Route 38, Suite 145A. Cherry Hill, New Jersey; and at 25 West Third Street, Suite 303, Williamsport, Pennsylvania. For additional information, visit www.mankogold.com or call 484-430-5700, 856-317-1299, or 570-567-7325.