Margolis Edelstein is honored to be recognized by the Pennsylvania Defense Institute Board of Directors, composed of insurance industry executives and members of the defense bar practicing in the Commonwealth, as the “Defense Firm of the Year.” Our Philadelphia based partner, Jennifer Coatsworth, Esq., will be accepting the award on behalf of the firm at the 2019 Annual PDI Conference on July 11 in Bedford Springs, PA, attended also by our Altoona area partner, Mary Lou Maierhofer, our Pittsburgh partner, Emily Mahler, and partner Mohammad Ghiasuddin, also from Philadelphia. On Friday, July 12, Jen will be co-presenting on “The Ethical Case for Diversity.”

Congratulations to our partner, Mary Lou Maierhofer, who has been elected once again to the President Elect position of the Blair County Bar Association.  Mary Lou has been a member of the Bar Association since 1992, and has been a member of the Board of Governors since 2005, and the Chairperson of the Civil Bench-Bar since 2007.  She also served as President from June of 2009 to 2011.  Mary Lou will take over as President in June of 2015 and she will be the first President in many, many years to serve twice.