“I am excited to have this opportunity to help my community.”

Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller shareholder Alan C. Promer has been named to the Board of Trustees of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation. Promer will serve a three-year tem with the Foundation, an organization that works to promote access to justice for all people in the community, through grants that strive to provide dependable funding each year in support of local public interest work.

“I am so proud to join the Board of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation,” said Promer. “Pro bono work and community service have long been important parts of my professional and personal life, and I am excited to have this opportunity to help my community.”

A litigator based in the Philadelphia office, Promer counsels and advises clients on commercial litigation and insurance coverage disputes. His practice experience includes complex insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, attorney malpractice litigation, litigation on behalf of government entities, personal injury and property damage defense, appellate work in the state and federal courts, adversary litigation in the bankruptcy court, and a variety of general business litigation cases including claims regarding contracts, tortious interference, and trade secrets.

Promer serves as chair of the Hangley Aronchick Pro Bono Program. He received the Juvenile Law Center’s first annual Pro Bono Award, is a four-time recipient of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Pro Bono Service Award, and was also named a Lawyer on the Fast Track by The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly.

Promer earned his law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1997. He is Vice President of the Harvard Law School Association of Greater Philadelphia and served as its President for a decade. He earned his undergraduate degree,summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994.

About the Philadelphia Bar Foundation:
The Philadelphia Bar Foundation is dedicated to promoting access to justice for all people in the community, particularly those struggling with poverty, abuse, and discrimination. The Foundation is the embodiment of the Philadelphia legal community’s commitment to this fundamental principle. The Philadelphia Bar Foundation accomplishes this mission by providing grants and technical assistance in support of quality legal services, addressing unmet legal needs, and providing education on matters in the public interest.

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