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Philadelphia, PA (December 5, 2018): Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt LLC, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Marlton, NJ is pleased to announce the additions of associate Beth A. Hurley and law clerk Mika Kapnoutzi.

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Beth Hurley, Left and Mika Kapnoutzi, Right

Beth Hurley concentrates her practice in Business Litigation, Class Action and Commercial Litigation. She earned her J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law in 2004 after graduating with a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to joining KHF, Beth gained extensive litigation experience, serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Bucks County, PA, and Brooklyn, NY. In addition, she worked as an investigative attorney for the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, and prosecuted cases involving economic crimes, enterprise corruption, organized crime and environmental crimes. She is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania and New York.

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blf-badge-2019-300x300Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt has been named a Tier 1 law firm in Philadelphia for construction law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2019. In addition, the firm received a national tier 3 ranking in construction law, and a tier 2 rating in Philadelphia for commercial litigation.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.

To learn more, visit bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

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KHF_PORTRAITS_006-HR-e1541643458420-201x300It is with a heavy heart that the Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt family announces the passing of our beloved colleague and friend Ajit Phillips. Ajit joined KHF three years ago as Controller, but he was much more than that. His passion, commitment and expertise set an example for everyone here.

Despite being in ill health for the last few months, Ajit continued to try and come to work—out of loyalty and care for us all. His sudden passing leaves a huge hole in our hearts. Our deepest condolences to his wife, Rashmi, and Ajit’s extended family. He will be missed.

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Philadelphia, PA (September 12, 2018): Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt LLC is pleased to announce that attorney Tianna K. Kalogerakis was installed today as President of the Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Inc. The installation ceremony was held at Philadelphia City Hall and presided over by the President Judge of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

TKK-Head-Shot-2018-e1525812187807-300x300“It is an honor to serve as President of this important organization,” said Ms. Kalogerakis. “This is a critical time to ensure that our members are not only properly represented in the legal community, but also to ensure that the Barristers’ Association is able to provide the resources, services and networks to our members and to the greater Philadelphia community. As a lawyer of color and a woman in the profession, I believe that the organization helps us be the best attorneys possible and amplifies our positive impact.”

Ms. Kalogerakis has been an active member of the Barristers’ Association since 2013, previously holding positions as President-Elect, Vice President of Administration, Chair of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Memorial Breakfast, Corresponding Secretary, and Young Lawyers’ Division Executive Committee Liaison.

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Henry J. Donner

KHF is pleased to announce that Gregory H. Mathews and Henry J. Donner have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019.

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In the July 2018 edition of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Today (LPT), KHF managing member Edward T. Kang is featured in the Meet the Managing Partner column. LPT, a monthly publication of the ABA’s Law Practice Division, is distributed to nearly 500,000 lawyers and law students across the globe each month, including all members of the ABA. This month’s issue is devoted to the theme of diversity and inclusion. Learn more at www.lawpracticetoday.com.

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JF-Square-300x275Philadelphia, PA (May 23, 2018): On May 21, 2018 Jacklyn Fetbroyt, Founding Member of Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt, LLC was appointed Co-Chair of the Financial Services Litigation Practice Area Committee (“PAC”) for the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”).

With this position, Jacklyn looks forward to integrating more deeply into the NAMWOLF community, becoming more involved with members of the Financial Services Litigation PAC, and working with her co-chair, Sarah Oquist of the Minneapolis based Sapientia Law Group, PLLC, to grow the PAC in size and presence.

Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt, LLC joined NAMWOLF, a nonprofit trade association dedicated to promoting diversity in the legal profession, in 2017 along with three of their PACs: Financial Service Litigation, Transaction and Trials.

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Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt, a boutique business litigation firm with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ, congratulates Henry Donner, Of Counsel, for once again being selected among the top ranked construction lawyers in Pennsylvania in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

One of only two Senior Statesmen named for the practice area in Pennsylvania, Chambers calls Donner, “A veteran construction lawyer who is called upon for his deep knowledge and keen insights in contract negotiations, design error issues and labor and employment matters.

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KHF Associate Kandis Kovalsky was recently appointed to two Young Lawyer Division (YLD) leadership positions within the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) and the Philadelphia Bar Association. She will serve as the liaison between the Federal Courts Committee and the YLD of the Philadelphia Bar, and as liaison between the YLD and State Civil Litigation sections of the PBA.
In her capacity as liaison to these committees, Kovalsky will attend governing counsels, participate in events, and interact with leadership of these committees within the statewide and city bar associations. She is expected to serve in an important two-way communications role in keeping young lawyers informed of important work in the Federal Courts and statewide civil litigation issues, and providing the committee with insight as to concerns of young attorneys in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania.

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