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Laurel Gift Receives the President’s and Directors’ Commendation from PACDL

On April 26, 2019 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Laurel Gift received the President’s and Directors’ Commendation, an award from the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) at its 2019 Joint Annual Conference held in Harrisburg on April 26, 2019. Gift was recognized for her contributions to PACDL’s testimony before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Investigating Grand Jury Task […]

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Operation Varsity Blues: Insights on the College Admissions Scandal from a Former Prosecutor

On March 26, 2019 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Laurel Gift published a client alert, “Operation Varsity Blues: Insights on the College Admissions Scandal from a Former Prosecutor.” Gift chairs Schnader’s Internal Investigations, Ethics and Compliance practice group and also chairs the Criminal Defense practice group. The client alert assesses the massive criminal indictment by the U.S. Department of […]

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Internal Investigations: Five Tangible Benefits of Responding Promptly and Decisively to Reports of Misconduct

On January 7, 2019 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Laurel Gift, chair of the firm’s Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations practice group, published a client alert, “Internal Investigations: Five Tangible Benefits of Responding Promptly and Decisively to Reports of Misconduct.” “Never before have business leaders, public officials, and other highly visible individuals and organizations had to endure the fish […]

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New Anti-Hazing Law Requires PA Colleges & Universities to Post Semi-Annual Reports, with Initial Reports Due Jan. 15, 2019

On December 4, 2018 by Schnader in Client Alerts

Samantha Banks published a client alert, “New Anti-Hazing Law Requires Pennsylvania Colleges and Universities to Post Semi-Annual Reports, with Initial Reports Due January 15, 2019.” She wrote: “This fall, Pennsylvania adopted legislation in an effort to prevent, deter, and criminalize hazing at colleges, universities, and secondary schools. Pennsylvania’s Timothy J. Piazza Anti-Hazing […]

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