High Swartz partners, Joel D. Rosen and Eric B. Smith have been appointed Board of the Trustees for the Montgomery Bar Foundation. Mr. Rosen has been reappointed for a 3 year term, while Mr. Smith, as outgoing President of the Montgomery Bar Association, is appointed for a one year term.
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Norristown, PA, May 25, 2018– High Swartz partners, Joel D. Rosen and Eric B. Smith have been appointed Board of the Trustees for the Montgomery Bar Foundation. Mr. Rosen has been reappointed for a 3 year term, while Mr. Smith, as outgoing President of the Montgomery Bar Association, is appointed for a one year term.
The Montgomery Bar Foundation is the charitable affiliate of the Montgomery Bar Association. Since 1987, the Bar Foundation has supported law-related educational, charitable, and humanitarian projects throughout Montgomery County. Grants awarded by the Foundation have been used to help the elderly, homeless, victims of domestic violence, troubled and underprivileged youth, and many other individuals and families in need. Visit their website at http://www.montgomerybarfoundation.org/index.html.
Joel D. Rosen is Managing Partner of High Swartz LLP. With more than 30 years of legal experience, his areas of practice include franchise law, business and commercial law, employment law, trademark/copyright law and commercial leasing. Mr. Rosen has counseled numerous businesses with regard to general corporate and commercial transactions, including, formation, mergers & acquisitions, licensing, sales, and financing projects. Mr. Rosen’s corporate client base spans a broad spectrum of industries, including: biotechnology, franchise, weight loss, food and restaurant, consumer products, media and entertainment, software and technology and nonprofit organizations.
Eric B. Smith is a partner with High Swartz LLP. His practice focuses on commercial and real estate litigation as well as municipal litigation. Mr. Smith’s commercial litigation practice includes the representation of clients in contract and warranty disputes, disputes under UCC-Sales, construction disputes, mechanics’ liens, Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act claims and unfair trade practice claims. In 2010 Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. appointed Mr. Smith as its Regional Outside Counsel for the region that includes Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia. Mr. Smith’s real estate litigation practice includes the defense of title claims, adverse possession, easement and boundary disputes, quiet title, reformation, partition and eminent domain, as well as title agency liability and defense. Mr. Smith has served as a court appointed master-in-partition for the Orphans’ Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County. Mr. Smith’s municipal practice includes home rule law as well as municipal litigation. Since 2005 he has served as the Solicitor for the City of Reading Charter Board. In 2014 and 2015, Mr. Smith also served as a part-time Solicitor for Montgomery County assisting the Office of the Controller. Mr. Smith is also a member of the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project (MCAP) Board. MCAP attorney advocates represent and protect the needs and interests of these vulnerable children, offering representation and support as they participate in the legal and social service arenas.
About High Swartz LLP: High Swartz LLP is a full-service law firm serving clients in the Delaware Valley and throughout Pennsylvania from offices in Norristown and Doylestown. Established in 1914, High Swartz serves the needs of businesses, municipalities, government entities, nonprofits and individuals. With offices in Bucks County and Montgomery County, the full-service law firm provides comprehensive counsel and legal support to individuals and business entities of all sizes across a broad spectrum of industries throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. For more information, go to www.highswartz.com.
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