Media Features


Speaking Engagements and Articles

  • No Reasonable Doubt About It: Medical Marijuana is Here to Stay, Philadelphia Bar Association (Spring 2018)
  • Cannabis Banking…Is There Such a Thing?, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law (Spring 2018)
  • Emerging Markets: Cannabis and Coverage Converge, Claims Litigation Management NYC Symposium (Winter 2017)
  • Cannabis Application Panel, Science Center at Drexel University (August 3, 2016).
  • In DOGA We Trust: Cashing In On Mineral Rights, Pennsylvania Law Weekly (Summer, 2016)
  • Legislative and Business Update Podcast, Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society (April 14, 2016). 
  • Coverage for the Cannabis Industry: Risk Management Opportunities, Present and Future, Risk Management Insurance Society, San Diego, CA  (April 13, 2016). 
  • The DEA Response: Is This The Year?,  Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society, Article and Podcast (April 11 2016).
  • Pennsylvania House Passes Smart and Expansive Amendments to Senate Bill 3, Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society, Article and Podcast (March 16, 2016).
  • Banking in the Cannabis Industry, Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society, Article and Podcast (January 15, 2016).
  • 2016 CLM South Jersey Chapter Educational and Networking Event, Claims Litigation Management (January 13, 2016) (supporting firm speaker).
  • New Federal court ruling Paves the Way for Congress to Act, Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Society, Article and Podcast (January 8, 2016).
  • Proposed Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Act: The Nuts and Bolts, Pennsylvania Bar Institute Webinar CLE (June 17, 2015).
  • The Ethics of Legal Marketing and Law Practice in a Social Media Environment, Pennsylvania Bar Institute CLE (hosted by Philadelphia Bar Association) (May 13, 2015).
  • Social Media Policies for Employers, Employees, and Their Counsel, Philadelphia Bench-Bar Conference CLE (October 17, 2014).
  • Round Table and Practical Session: Negotiation and Drafting International Contracts, Consiglio Nazionale Forense, Italy’s Bar Association, (August 12, 2014).
  • Contributing Editor, LexisNexis Practice Guide:  Pennsylvania Personal Injury Litigation (2012 Edition, LexisNexis Matthew Bender).
  • Litigation in Bankruptcy Court: Tips, Tricks and Tactics, 15th Annual Bankruptcy Institute CLE(October 28, 2010).
  •  A Look Inside the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas: A view from the Bench, Philadelphia Bar Association 2007 Annual Meeting CLE (hosted by State Civil Litigation Section) (November, 2007).

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Memberships and Associations

  • Philadelphia Bar Association: Co-Chair of Medical Marijuana Committee (2017-present); Young Lawyers Division Executive Board (2008-2011).
  • Justinian Society of Philadelphia: Board Member (2009-2015).
  • Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Arbitrator
  • Mock Trial Coach for St. Joseph’s Prep (2014)
  • Brandeis Law Society (2007-2010)
  • Order of the Sons of Italy (Roxborough Lodge) (2008-2011)
  • Temple Inn Of Court (2006-2011)
  • Other Pro Bono Work: law day “Lawyer in the Classroom” (2006-2009); mock trial judge (2006-2008),  volunteer mortgage foreclosure program (2008-2010)
  • John S. Bradway High School Mock Trial Judge (2008-present)
  • Cheltenham Township Environmental Advisory Council (2010-2012); School District Liaison Subcommittee (2013).
  • Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program (“Philadelphia VIP”) Small Business Legal Clinic (2011-2013); consumer debt; non-profit from formation to expansion into three states with 501(c)(3) status.