Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller is proud to announce that Matthew N. Klebanoff and Cary L. Rice have been elected shareholders of the firm, and Andrew M. Erdlen has been elected Of Counsel. All three attorneys are litigators who practice in the firm’s Philadelphia office.

A member of the Insurance Coverage and Litigation Practices, Matt Klebanoff counsels businesses and individuals in a broad array of commercial disputes and high-stakes litigation matters. Matt’s diverse practice includes representing insurers, technology companies, and other businesses in some of their most sensitive litigation and arbitration matters. Matt helps clients navigate risks and favorable resolutions prior to trial, but has the experience needed to litigate matters through trial and appeal when needed.

Matt earned his law degree, cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Villanova Law Review. During law school, he interned with the Honorable Franklin S. Van Antwerpen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Matt received his undergraduate degree in English, with honors, from Penn State University. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a litigation associate for several years at an Am Law global-100 law firm.

Cary Rice has experience in a range of complex commercial litigation matters. She has handled cases involving breach of contract, business torts, and the RICO Act in the financial services and other industries. She has also represented clients in a range of insurance coverage matters, including professional liability, directors and officers liability, and general liability coverage; in white collar criminal and civil enforcement actions, including overseeing cross-border internal investigations, representing clients’ employees in witness interviews by the U.S. Department of Justice, and creating customized compliance programs; and in formal evidentiary hearings before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

Cary has also maintained a pro bono practice. During her time at Hangley Aronchick, she has represented the Pennsylvania Innocence Project in federal and state court matters. She also serves on the Community Advisory Board of Healthy Newsworks, a non-profit organization that teaches students in high-need, low-income communities the skills required to research, write, and produce health-focused newspapers and digital media.

Cary earned her law degree from Harvard Law School, where she was President of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, an Article Editor for the Journal of Law and Technology Digest, and a member of the Drama Society. She earned her undergraduate degree, with High Distinction, from the University of Virginia, where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and a member of the three-time national champion Mock Trial Team. During law school, Cary served as an intern for the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division. Prior to joining the firm, Cary was a litigation associate at two AmLaw 100 firms in Washington, DC.

Andrew Erdlen has represented clients in a wide range of commercial litigation, including complex finance, contract, fraud, and intellectual property disputes, as well as government enforcement actions. He also represents clients in matters arising from the rights, obligations, and duties of privately-held companies and their managers and stakeholders, such as shareholder and partnership disputes, breach of fiduciary duty actions, and business divorces.

Andrew earned his law degree, cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a Notes & Articles Editor of the Fordham Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board. He earned his undergraduate degree in history from the University of Pennsylvania.

Prior to joining the firm, Andrew was a litigation associate in the New York office of an AmLaw 100 firm, where he focused on corporate and securities litigation.