Abraham C. Reich, Partner / Chair Emeritus
Fox Rothschild LLP
Abe Reich is Chair Emeritus of Fox Rothschild LLP, and a member of its Litigation Department. In 1995, Abe was Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association. He is a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Abe is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and an active trial lawyer, who is involved in all aspects of business disputes, including disputes between and among lawyers and law firms. He regularly writes and lectures on matters involving trial practice and legal ethics and professional responsibility. For the last fifteen years, Abe has taught a course, Ethics and Advocacy – From the Boardroom to the Courtroom, at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
D. Culver Smith III, Shareholder
Culver Smith III, P.A.
D. Culver “Skip” Smith III counsels and represents lawyers, law firms, and others on ethics, professional responsibility, professional disciplinary proceedings, disqualification and sanctions motions, malpractice, and loss prevention. He also serves as an expert witness in litigation involving such matters. In addition, he counsels and represents applicants for admission to the bar. He provides more than forty years of experience in the field. Mr. Smith is a past president of the Palm Beach County Bar Association and served two terms on The Florida Bar Board of Governors. He is a member of The Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee (which issues advisory ethics opinions) and twice served as its chairperson. He has written and lectured extensively on lawyer ethics and professional responsibility.
Ellen C. Brotman, Attorney
Ms. Brotman is the founder of BrotmanLaw in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her practice focuses on professional responsibility, and ethics, investigations, white collar criminal defense and appellate advocacy. Ms. Brotman has represented lawyers before the Disciplinary Board of Pennsylvania for over 20 years and has defended a wide variety of criminal cases, including political and public corruption, corporate securities fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, currency structuring and other white-collar crimes involving complex trial, sentencing and appellate issues. From 1995 to 1998, as an assistant federal defender with the Defender Association of Philadelphia, Ms. Brotman provided criminal defense for indigent clients in federal court at trial and appellate levels. Before coming to Philadelphia, she served as a law clerk to Hon. Lee P. Gagliardi, United States District Judge, Southern District of New York.
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