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Attorney Robert Jefferson Named to Board of Trustees for People’s Light

Robert C. Jefferson, IVGawthrop Greenwood attorney Robert C. Jefferson, IV has been named to the Board of Trustees for People’s Light. One of the largest professional theatres in Pennsylvania, People’s Light is a not-for-profit theatre located in Malvern that forges cultural and civic connections throughout the region.

People’s Light Board President Kenneth B. Mumma says, “We are pleased and grateful that Rob has agreed to join the People’s Light Board of Trustees. His legal expertise, knowledge of our local communities, breadth of experience and enthusiasm will add immeasurably to the leadership of the theatre.”

Jefferson also serves as a board member for the Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County and has served on the Grant Allocations Committee for the Chester County Fund for Women and Girls.

Named to Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch in 2021 and 2022, Jefferson concentrates his law practice in municipal government law, land use, land development and zoning. A former Assistant District Attorney for the Chester County District Attorney’s office, Jefferson’s career in public service and experience navigating the adversarial court system have proven beneficial to public and private sector clients as they face testimony before zoning hearing boards, planning commissions and other municipal entities.

Jefferson is a member of the Chester County Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association, where he was appointed to the House of Delegates. He was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2020 and one of Main Line Today‘s Top Lawyers in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

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