High Swartz partner Tom Rees participates in Main Line Art Center groundbreaking ceremony

Partner Tom Rees, who serves on the Board of Directors of the Main Line Art Center, recently participated in a groundbreaking ceremony at the Center’s historic “White House” in Haverford. The groundbreaking marks the start of construction of a large renovation project to recognize the Center’s 75th anniversary. For more information and the full article, click the link below:

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High Swartz Partner Mary Cushing Doherty Recognized by the Women’s Yellow Pages of Greater Philadelphia as a “Women of Accomplishment”

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (June 6, 2013) – High Swartz LLP, a general practice law firm based in Norristown, Pa., announced that Mary Cushing Doherty was recently featured as one of the 26 named “Women of Accomplishment,” in the 25th Edition of Women’s Yellow Pages. This is the second year in a row that Doherty has received this recognition. She is also one of only two lawyers invited back for the special anniversary edition.The Women’s Yellow Pages of Greater Philadelphia is the largest, most comprehensive and widely-used guide to women-owned businesses and women’s organizations throughout the Philadelphia region, and is distributed in eight counties throughout Pennsylvania, Delaware and southern New Jersey. It aims to increase the visibility, authenticity, influence and status of women’s businesses for the purpose of promoting economic growth and support of women.With more than 30 years of experience in family law, Doherty concentrates her practice on all aspects of marital dissolution, including divorce, child custody, spousal support and alimony, pre-marital and marital agreements, complex property division, and service as a private arbitrator.Doherty is a member of the Montgomery County, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations’ Family Law Sections. She is also active at the state and national level of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, as well as the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession. In addition, Doherty serves as chair of the Alimony Sub-Committee of the Committee on Domestic Relations Law for the Joint State Government Commission of Pennsylvania.Doherty earned her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law in 1978 and her B.A. in 1975 from the University of Delaware.Founded in 1914, High Swartz LLP is a general practice law firm with a rich history and tradition of excellence in serving clients in Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and the Mid-Atlantic. For more information, please visit www.highswartz.com.

High Swartz Attorneys Named to 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (June 4, 2013) – High Swartz LLP, a general practice law firm based in Norristown, Pa., is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been selected as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and six have been selected as Pennsylvania Rising Stars.The firm’s list of 2013 Super Lawyersincludes attorneys Mary C. Doherty, Gilbert P. High and Thomas D. Rees. Doherty was recognized in the family law category; High in the government/cities/municipalities category; and Rees in the employment and labor category.High Swartz’s Rising Stars for 2013 include attorneys James B. Shrimp, Joo Y. Park, Melissa M. Boyd, Kevin B. Cornish and Keri A. Schantz. Shrimp was recognized in the employment litigation defense category; Boyd and Park were recognized in the family law category; and Cornish and Schantz were recognized in the general litigation category.Selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters Legal Division based in Eagan, Minn. Each year, Super Lawyers’ attorney-led researchers undertake a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent evaluation of candidates, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.Founded in 1914, High Swartz LLP is a general practice law firm with a rich history and tradition of excellence in serving clients in Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and the Mid-Atlantic. For more information, please visit www.highswartz.com.