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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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KHF associate Tianna Kalogerakis was recently named to the Philadelphia Tribune’s annual “Philadelphia’s Most Influential African Americans” list. The Tribune, the nation’s oldest and greater Philadelphia’s largest newspaper serving the African-American community, honored this year’s recipients during a reception and awards program at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Kalogerakis was also featured in New Phila. Barristers’ President Stresses Legacy, Community Service, in ALM’s The Legal Intelligencer. In an extensive Q&A with reporter Max Mitchell, the newly-elected Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia president discusses the balancing act between heading the 1,000-member strong bar association and transitioning from judicial clerk to litigation boutique attorney at Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt.

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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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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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TKK-Head-Shot-2018-e1525812187807-300x300Philadelphia, PA (May 3, 2018): Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ, is pleased to announce that Tianna K. Kalogerakis has joined the firm as an associate.
Tianna received her J.D. from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, where she also earned a certificate in trial advocacy. She graduated with a B.S. from the University of Florida. Prior to joining Kang Haggerty, Tianna served as a judicial law clerk in both the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas (to the Honorable Lillian Harris Ransom).

A native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tianna concentrates her practice on commercial litigation and business disputes such as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and business torts. She is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Philadelphia, PA (December 4, 2017): Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt, a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ, is pleased to announce that Kandis L. Kovalsky has joined the firm as an associate.

Kandis earned her J.D. from the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. She graduated with a B.A. from the University of Delaware. Prior to joining Kang Haggerty, she was an associate at Weir & Partners in Philadelphia.

A native of Newtown Square, PA, Kandis is an accomplished business lawyer representing both corporate and individual clients in a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters. She is admitted to the practice of law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Donner-272x300Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt is pleased to announce that Henry Donner, Of Counsel, has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018, one of the most respected peer-review publications in the profession.

Donner is once again named to the list for his well-regarded construction law practice.

Best Lawyers was founded in 1983 and is published in 70 countries and all 50 states. Its methodology employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. The 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America highlights the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the United States, based on more than 7.4 million evaluations, recognizing attorneys in 140 practice areas.

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JF-head-shot-197x300KHF member Jacklyn Fetbroyt has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Super Lawyers’ Rising Star list for Pennsylvania in the practice areas of Business and Corporate law. This is the sixth time Jackie has received this accolade.

Published by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a ranking of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars is a list of the top up-and-coming attorneys in a state – either 40 years old or younger, or who has been practicing for 10 years or less.

Published annually, the selection process uses a patented process of peer nominations, independent research and peer evaluations in determining the list. No more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team for the Super Lawyers’ Rising Star list. A description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html.

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HD-Head-Shot-200x300Philadelphia, PA (April 3, 2017):  Henry J. Donner, an accomplished construction law practitioner and formerly name shareholder at Jacoby Donner, has joined Kang Haggerty & Fetbroyt LLC (KHF), a business litigation boutique with offices in Philadelphia, PA and Cherry Hill, NJ.

“While it is a bittersweet moment for me to see the dissolution of Jacoby Donner, it is with great excitement that I join a vibrant business litigation and transaction law firm in Philadelphia where my practice and clients can continue to thrive,” said Donner, who will be Of Counsel at KHF.

Donner’s experience over nearly 40 years of practice includes counseling and representing those in the construction industry: real estate developers, condominium associations, contractors, subcontractors, architects/engineers, and construction contractor associations. His practice also includes real estate, estate planning & administration, multi-employer ERISA plans, and labor law.

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In his April 2016 civil litigation column in The Legal Intelligencer and the Pennsylvania Law Weekly, Edward T. Kang discusses and compares the relative merits of jury and bench trials based on analysis of data and comparative studies on the outcome of cases categorized by choice of fact-finder. While jury trials may seem the norm according to the media, bench trial is the less publicized alternative that lawyers and their clients must also consider. Learn more about the consequences of this pivotal decision: jury or no jury?  READ MORE

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