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Our Insurance Law Practice Group Welcomes Jean-François Germain

January 18, 2021 — RSS is pleased to welcome Jean-François Germain into our Insurance Law Practice Group. Jean-François has 25 years of experience with litigation matters, particularly insurance cases. He has significant experience with construction law, product liability, professional liability, and general insurance law cases.

Jean-François is also accredited by the Quebec Bar as a mediator in civil matters.

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A Snapshot of our Recent Activity — Insurance Law

January 18, 2021 — First and foremost, we would like to wish you all a very happy and prosperous 2021 in both your personal and professional lives. We look forward to sharing with you a snapshot of our activities over the course of the year.

Since our previous six-month review, the firm has been very busy. In fact RSS has been quite active for a century, tracing its origins to 1921. It is thanks to the trust and loyalty of our clients that we are proudly celebrating an important milestone: our 100th!! Past achievements are the steppingstones to consistently providing continued reliable advice to businesses and individuals.

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Sharon Druker to Speak on Mergers and Acquisitions to Students of Marianopolis College

January 8, 2021 — To guide students in their career choices, Marianopolis College offers online presentations featuring alumni discussing their professional activities.

On Thursday, January 14, Sharon G. Druker, along with three other alumni, will take part in the second event of the Law at Marianopolis series, concentrating on the field of mergers and acquisitions.

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Patricia Baram Becomes a Partner With RSS

January 6, 2021 — Robinson Sheppard Shapiro is pleased to announce that Patricia Baram, from our Insurance Law Practice Group, has become a partner with the firm.

Patricia has been a litigator since her call to the Bar in 2013, acting in files involving the liability of municipalities, general contractors, and professionals. Her continuing commitment to the firm and impeccable service to clients have made her one of our leading lawyers.

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The Legal 500 Pharmaceutical Advertising Country Comparative Guide

Lidings Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare industry practice lawyers have authored the Pharmaceutical Advertising Country Comparative Guide – practical directory focused on the key aspects of advertising in pharmaceutical industry in Russia.

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Brigitte Garceau at the Heart of the West Island Women’s Shelter’s “Give Me Shelter” Campaign

December 16, 2020 — Due to lockdown and isolation made necessary by the pandemic, problems of domestic violence have become more severe than ever before. Brigitte Garceau, as President of the Board of the West Island Women’s Shelter, has responded by spearheading the “Give Me Shelter” Campaign. Along with the Board and her colleagues from RSS’s Family Law Practice Group, Brigitte has persuaded several members of Montréal’s business community to join the Shelter’s fundraising effort. Today’s edition of The Suburban features this initiative.

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RSS Collaborates on Two International Manuals

December 16, 2020 — The International Lawyers Network, of which RSS is a long-time member, recently announced the release of two guides for persons carrying on international transactions and their advisors.

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Howard & Howard’s Jeffrey A. Hoover Selected to 2020 “Michigan’s Go To Business Lawyers” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly

ROYAL OAK, Mich., December 8, 2020 – Attorney Jeffrey A. Hoover has been named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s inaugural class of “Michigan’s Go To Business Lawyers.” The newly launched program recognizes the top 20 lawyers across the state in a given practice area as nominated by their peers.

A “Michigan Go To Lawyer” is an expert in his or her field, well-versed in the nuances of the case law, statutes and regulations clients will encounter; experienced, with a record of success in many cases and/or transactions; a lawyer to whom other lawyers make referrals because of his or her expertise and accomplishments; a lawyer who can think creatively and identify all options for a client; a lawyer you would name when a friend needs legal help; and a lawyer you might call yourself if you needed legal help in his or her field of expertise.

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Lidings Takes Advanced Positions in New Pravo.ru–300 Rating

Lidings Takes Advanced Positions in New Pravo.ru–300 Rating

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Community Support for 20/20 Women on Boards

Connolly Gallagher LLP was recognized as a Community Supporter of the Wilmington/Philadelphia 2020 Women on Boards virtual event on Tuesday, Dec. 1st. The  program consisted of a panel presentation featuring Soledad Alfaro, Chief Administrative Officer, Philadelphia International Airport, Jennifer Cohan, Chief Executive Officer, Leadership Delaware and Sharon Kurfuerst, Chief Operating Officer, Christiana Care. Following the panel, attendees were invited to join Director Coaches for a candid conversation on how to secure a board position. Director Coaches included; Mark Turner from WSFS Bank, Jagruti Panwala from Wealth Protection Strategies, Maria Thompson of Arsenal Growth, Joseph Rigby of Pepco Holdings, David Nicoli of The Nicoli Consulting Group, Sonia Galindo of FLIR Systems, Leslie T. Thornton of WGL Holdings Inc. and Claudia Peña Porretti, J.D., CFRE of Girls Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay.

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