Business Law

Tom Schrack participates in Business Law Panel at Penn State Law

On Friday, November 17, Tom Schrack participated in a Business and Corporate Law and Diversity Panel at Penn State Law.  The panel presentation was attended by Penn State Law students interested in learning more about careers in business and corporate law, with an emphasis on diversity-related issues.  In addition to Tom, the panel of attorneys [...]

2017-11-20T14:32:31+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Business Law, State College office news|

New Whitepaper: Women Business Enterprise Certification

Attorney Jessica Fisher drafted a new whitepaper, Women Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. The paper summarizes how a business can obtain WBE certification in Pennsylvania.

Phil Miles on Regime Change in Washington and Labor Issues

Pennsylvania Business Central interviewed Phil Miles for a recent article, Change in management – The impact of regime change in Washington on labor law – (Wait 10 seconds for article to appear in full view on PA Business Central web site). Phil provided insight into potential changes in labor law, and gender issues in the [...]

Sean Burke to present on “Trusts from A to Z”

On April 21st, Sean Burke will participate in NBI’s “Trusts from A to Z.” Burke will specifically present on tax reduction with trusts. To sign up, please visit the seminar webpage: Trusts From A to Z. Sean Burke represents individuals and corporate fiduciaries in trust planning and administration. For example, Burke prepares special needs and [...]

Suzette Sims appointed to Centre County Election Board

On January 30, 2017, Judge Thomas Kistler appointed McQuaide Blasko attorney, Suzette Vandivier Sims, to serve as a member of the Centre County Election Board. Ms. Sims will serve in this role on an interim basis until further order of the Court.

Suzette Sims Joins National Association of Disability Representatives

In December 2016, McQuaide Blasko attorney, Suzette Vandivier Sims, joined the National Association of Disability Representatives (NADR).  NADR is a group of dedicated professional representatives from across the United States that is committed to providing the highest level of service for people who have Social Security related problems.

Get to Know John Zurich

McQuaide Blasko proudly welcomes John R. Zurich to its Business Practice Group. John works in our State College and Williamsport offices. Over his 20+ years of experience, John has represented many entrepreneurs, real estate developers and local businesses with their legal needs. He is also a licensed title insurance agent and has handled many residential [...]

Routch Participates on Panel at PBA Workers’ Compensation Section Meeting

On October 6th, Michael Routch presented as part of a panel on “Things You Should Know” at the 32nd Annual Fall Meeting of the PBA Workers’ Compensation Section. He is currently the Chair Elect of the section and will serve as Chairperson in 2016-17.

Whitepaper: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“DTSA”) into law marking one of the biggest expansions of federal intellectual property law in decades. Chris Michelone analyzed the new law and its implications for businesses and employers in a whitepaper: Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016.

Altoona Mirror Names Chris Michelone to “20 Under 40”

The Altoona Mirror recently named Chris Michelone one of its "20 Under 40" in the Blair County area. The criteria for selection included "business success, entrepreneurial spirit and community service of those who have contributed to the betterment of life in the region." You can read Chris's profile as published in the Altoona Mirror here.