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Schnader Attorneys Receive Recognition for Pro Bono Efforts

On December 13, 2017 by Schnader in Litigation

Thirteen Schnader attorneys recently received recognition for their pro bono efforts in 2017.


The First Judicial District of Pennsylvania recognized nine Schnader attorneys as part of the 2017 Pro Bono Roll of Honor. These lawyers were honored for providing pro bono services to litigants in the Court of Common Pleas or Municipal Court. These attorneys include:


Jeanne Schubert Barnum

Kevin S. Blanton

Melissa S. Blanton

Meghan A. Higgins

Rebecca Lacher

Daniel M. Pereira

H. Lee Schwartzberg, Jr. 

Joyce C. Sun

Ralph G. Wellington


The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recognized four Schrader attorneys for pro bono efforts on cases referred by the Court’s pro-se prisoner civil rights and employment panels. Attorneys receiving a certificate of appreciation include:


Samantha Banks

Wilbur L. Kipnes

Stephen J. Shapiro

Samuel W. Silver (panel coordinator)


Schnader congratulates these thirteen individuals and all attorneys and staff who are impressively committed to community service. Since the founding of Schnader in 1935, one of the most distinguishing features of the Firm has been our commitment to pro bono and public service. Our pro bono heritage is reflected today in landmark litigation cases, in the support and encouragement we provide to all of our attorneys in their pro bono efforts, and in the pro bono awards and recognition that our lawyers have received, on both a local and national level.

Category: Litigation