PHILADELPHIA, PA — Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox partners Jonathan H. Spergel and Bryan P. Franey presented on “Fundamentals & Hot Topics in Environmental Law for Real Estate Lawyers” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Real Estate Institute 2019 in Philadelphia on December 6. The program addressed the liability for contamination in Pennsylvania, the state’s Land Recycling Program (Act 2), changes to the Management of Fill Policy, as well as recent updates on emerging contaminan
PHILADELPHIA, PA — As a new decade is ushered in, Carol F. McCabe takes over as managing partner of the environmental and energy law firm of Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP (MGKF) located in suburban Philadelphia. McCabe is just the fifth person to take on this role and is the firm’s first female managing partner, succeeding Jonathan Spergel, Robb Fox, Bruce Katcher and Marc Gold. While this is a landmark for the firm, this has been 25 years in the making, dating back to when
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Diana Silva has been promoted to partner at the environmental, energy and land use law firm of Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP (MGKF), located in the Philadelphia region. MGKF managing partner Jonathan Spergel said, “It has been a pleasure observing first-hand Diana’s incredible work ethic and growth as an attorney since she began her legal career with our firm in 2011. She has made significant contributions to our firm’s litigation practice, including play
Philadelphia, PA — Claudia Colón García-Moliner has joined the environmental, energy, safety, land use law and litigation firm of Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP (MGKF). As a new associate, Claudia rounds out a team of 30 attorneys, three technical consultants and three paralegals.
Claudia attended the Vermont Law School (VLS) and received her Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) from Villanova University. During law school, she worked with the Environmental Quality B
Philadelphia, PA — Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox partners Jill Hyman Kaplan and Suzanne Ilene Schiller presented at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 19th Annual Real Estate Institute at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Kaplan and Schiller teamed up to discuss “Practice Pointers for Negotiating and Drafting Environmental Access Agreements.”
In this session, the panelists reviewed both common and uncommon provisions in these agreements, whether in the context of the purchase o
Philadelphia, PA — Katherine L. Vaccaro, a partner with Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP (MGKF), the environmental, energy and land use law firm based just outside of Philadelphia, has been appointed to serve on the Upper Merion Township Environmental Advisory Council (EAC). The Council is dedicated to exploring and promoting ways to establish a more environmentally sustainable community. In her role on the EAC, Vaccaro, along with other Council members, will help evaluate is
Philadelphia, PA — Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox founding partner Joseph Manko, presented “Climate Change: True? Inconvenient? How Should We Respond? to the Golden Sages at Bryn Mawr College on Thursday , October 29. Manko, also a former EPA regional counsel and Penn Law professor, discussed his analysis of climate change, its local and world-wide effects, past and present responses, and what needs to be done moving into the future.
Manko has more than 40 years of experience a
Philadelphia, PA — Jonathan E. Rinde, partner at Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP, was recently appointed to serve on the Environmental Protection Workgroup for the Pennsylvania’s Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force (PITF). He was selected to serve on this workgroup out of a pool of nearly 200 candidates. The Environmental Protection Workgroup is tasked with developing best practices related to the protection of land, water and air during pipeline infrastructure development. T
PHILADELPHIA, PA — Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox (MGKF) partner Christopher D. Ball was recently elected to the Board of Trustees for the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education (SCEE). Embracing some of the same core principles of the firm, SCEE inspires stewardship of the environment and meaningful connections between people and nature. In his capacity on the board, Ball will help oversee programming at the center and adopt strategic policies, priorities and plans to dir