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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 Force, and for her service as the Chairperson of the Allegheny County Chapter of PACDL where she seeks to build peer-to-peer networking and mentoring relationships among the criminal defense bar. She also serves on the PACDL Board of Directors.

Founded in 1988, PACDL is a not-for-profit association of criminal defense lawyers committed to equal justice under law, providing continuing legal education and advocating for criminal justice reform.

Gift chairs Schnader’s Criminal Defense practice group and the Internal Investigations, Ethics and Compliance practice group. She concentrates her practice in the area of internal investigations for institutions of high education, municipalities, and private businesses and representing corporate and individual clients in a variety of criminal matters.