Hangley Aronchick is proud to announce that shareholder and firm co-founder Mark Aronchick has been named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2021 Best of the Bar List. This award recognizes the top attorneys in the Philadelphia area, based on the high quality of their work and their commitment to serving their communities. Mark was honored in the General Litigation category, recognizing the important, high-profile matters he has handled in the last year, most notably his work representing Pennsylvania officials and counties in litigation involving the 2020 election.

A litigator and founder of the firm, handles a range of General and Commercial Litigation matters. He has a national trial and appellate practice, representing government entities and national corporations, among others. Mark also lectures on trial advocacy, litigation techniques, and professional ethics. A past Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Mark was a member of Mayor William J. Green’s administration and was appointed as one of the youngest City Solicitors in the history of Philadelphia. He was also the first attorney to simultaneously serve as President of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and Vice Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Currently, Mark is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves on the Board of the Defender Association of Philadelphia and on the boards of several other civic and community organizations. In the past he served as a member of the Judicial Conduct Board of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a member of the attorney Advisory Committee to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He has received numerous awards and citations for leadership of civic and Jewish community organizations and for pro bono public projects.

Mark graduated with honors in 1974 from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. He received his BA, cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania in 1971.

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