Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller Shareholder Michele D. Hangley has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows support the Foundation’s mission to advance justice and the understanding of law, and include attorneys, judges, and legal scholars who have demonstrated outstanding achievements and dedication to the welfare of their communities and the legal profession. Membership in the Fellows is limited to less than one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction.

Hangley handles cases in a variety of areas, including contract disputes, business torts, environmental, intellectual property, real estate, and legal malpractice defense.  A significant portion of her practice focuses on attorneys’ professional responsibility issues; she is a former Co-Chair of the Committee on Ethics and Professionalism of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation. Hangley has been repeatedly recognized by Benchmark Litigation as a Local Litigation Star and as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation. She is also a Fellow of Temple University School of Law’s Academy of Advocacy.

Hangley is a 1998 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was an Articles Editor of the Law Review, Co-Chair of the International Law Society, and a member of the American Inn of Court. From 1998 to 1999, she served as a law clerk for the Honorable Phyllis A. Kravitch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She is admitted to the bars of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

About the American Bar Foundation:
The American Bar Foundation’s mission is to serve the legal profession, the public, and the academy through empirical research, publications, and programs that advance justice and the understanding of law and its impact on society. Primary funding for the ABF is provided by the American Bar Endowment.

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