Stevens & Lee Names Two New Shareholders

by Ms. Jeanna M. Hahn of Stevens & Lee/Griffin

Posted to Announcement on 1/3/2019 at 4:17 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"VALLEY FORGE, PA, and PRINCETON, NJ, January 3, 2019 "},{"insert":"– Stevens & Lee today announced that Nicholas H. Pennington and Jonathan A. Scobie have been named shareholders of the firm effective January 1, 2019.\n\nNicholas H. Pennington focuses on a broad range of complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He regularly represents corporations in a wide variety of contractual disputes as well as complex litigation, including trademark, trade secret, unfair competition, antitrust and consumer fraud disputes.\n\nMr. Pennington also has experience in internal investigations and white collar criminal litigation. Prior to going into private practice, Mr. Pennington was a Special Attorney with the Delaware Attorney General’s Drug and Vice Nuisance Abatement Unit. While in law school, he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Robert B. Kugler, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. Pennington earned a J.D., "},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"cum laude,"},{"insert":" from Drexel University School of Law in 2009, an M.S. from the University of Tennessee in 2001 and a B.A. from Furman University in 2000.\n\nJonathan A. Scobie concentrates his practice in employment litigation and counseling, and handles a variety of employment-related matters in federal court, state court and arbitration forums across the country. Mr. Scobie defends wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other similar types of employment claims, and litigates and defends claims involving restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets. He also represents financial institutions, broker-dealers and individual advisors in the securities industry in litigation predominantly involving restrictive covenants in employment contracts and in regulatory proceedings.\n\nMr. Scobie was formerly an attorney in Central Appellate Research of the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts in Trenton, NJ. In this capacity, he drafted bench memoranda analyzing a wide range of issues under federal and state law, including labor and employment matters. Before that, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Anthony J. Parrillo in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, as a legal intern for the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Law, and as a legal intern for the Honorable Richard B. Klein of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.\n\nMr. Scobie received a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law in 2008 and a B.A. from the University of Washington in 2005.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"ABOUT STEVENS & LEE"},{"insert":"\nAmong the 200 largest law firms in the nation, Stevens & Lee is part of Stevens & Lee/Griffin, a multidisciplinary professional services platform which in addition Stevens & Lee, consists of Griffin Financial Group, a FINRA-licensed investment bank; SES ESOP Strategies, a national ESOP firm that assists companies in creating and maintaining successful employee ownership results; a state and local government operations consulting business; a D&O and E&O insurance risk consulting business; a financial advisory business focusing on state and local government and not-for-profit sectors; a government affairs unit; a group of 25 tax, accounting, consulting and technology professional services firms, primarily operated by former Big Four professionals; and an international consulting firm focused on import/export assistance and international trade and investment.\n\nThe Platform’s 200 multidisciplinary professionals represent clients throughout the mid-Atlantic region and across the country from 20 offices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Ohio, Virginia, Texas, South Carolina, Florida and North Dakota. For more information, visit "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":". \n"}]}

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