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Category: Internal investigations

Laurel Gift Elected as Vice President of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

On May 9, 2019 by Schnader in Criminal Defense

Laurel Gift has been elected as Vice President (Western District) of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL). She also serves as Co-Chair of PACDL’s Advocacy Committee and as the Chairperson of the Allegheny County Chapter of PACDL where she seeks to build peer-to-peer networking and mentoring relationships among […]

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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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