Fox Rothschild on merger spree, adds Binder to the list
In an attempt to solidify its presence in the western Montgomery County and northern Chester County, full-service national law firm Fox Rothschild, LLP, merged operations with Pennsylvania-based law firm Binder, Kalis & Proctor, P.C.
The merger provides both the firms with the opportunity to boost client services, and also to enhance current practice areas. It will help Binder law firm expand its client base with the addition of more than 400 attorneys from Fox who serve clients in nearly 40 different practice areas. The recent merger with Binder follows Fox's recent spree of mergers including that with Goldman and Kramer; Young, Moriwaki and Greenfader, LLP and MillerMitchell, P.C. Attorneys Stephen H. Kalis, and Steven J. Proctor will join Fox's real estate practice as partner and special counsel respectively, while Howard E. Kalis, III, will partner the tax & estates practice. While they continue to work in their current Pottstown office, they will also work out of Fox Rothschild's Chester County office.
Pennington Law Firm develops new user-friendly website
Pennington Law Firm, LLP, continuing its efforts to upgrade the law firm technologically, launched its new user-friendly website, www.pennlawfirm.com. Apart from providing information about the firm's attorneys and practice areas, the site will also contain information and news about industry. Gary C. Pennington, principal of Pennington Law Firm said that the site, created with the help of Raleigh-based creative services, Hummingbird Creative Group, will be a great information pool for the firm's clients and prospects.
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Pennington Law Firm practices mainly in the area of wireless communications law representing wireless communications companies throughout the eastern and central U.S.
Managers with a funny bone are more approachable
Bosses with a sense of humor are more approachable and more involved with the challenges faced by their teams. According to a survey conducted by an independent firm and paid by Robert Half International, 97% professionals polled feel that it is important for managers to have a sense of humor. Sixty-five percent say it is "very important" and 32% say it is "somewhat important" for managers to have a funny side. Apparently, employers know the importance of humor in office. According to the survey, 87% employees said that their bosses do have a funny bone. The survey includes responses from 492 workers, aged 18 years and above working in office environments.