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Three Gawthrop Greenwood Attorneys are Presenting Faculty at Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 2019 Municipal Law Colloquium

The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is showcasing the government and municipal law knowledge of Gawthrop Greenwood attorneys Stacey L. Fuller, Anthony T. Verwey and John Rafferty.

All three attorneys will be presenting faculty at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 2019 Municipal Law Colloquium being held this Friday in Mechanicsburg and simulcast to municipal law attorneys around the state of Pennsylvania.

Stacey L. Fuller will present on “Ethics and the Role of the Solicitor.” A leader of Gawthrop Greenwood’s Government & Education Law department and frequent presenter at the colloquium, Stacey Fuller represents municipalities, townships, boroughs, planning commissions, zoning hearing boards and other governmental entities, as well as individual developers and residents on issues such as zoning and other land development matters. Fuller is a past Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Municipal Law Section and has been elected to the House of Delegates for the Pennsylvania Bar Association. She is also a member of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Solicitors, the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs.

Anthony T. VerweyAnthony T. Verwey will present on “Air BNB, Short-Term Rentals and Tiny Homes.” A leader of Gawthrop Greenwood’s Government & Education Law department, Tony Verwey has nearly 30 years of experience navigating government regulations on behalf of municipalities, appointed officials, school districts, boards and private clients. In addition to successfully obtaining land development approvals on both large- and small-scale projects, Verwey has also litigated real estate taxation, digital billboard and telecommunication matters. Verwey is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, where he serves on the Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee, as well as of the Chester County Bar Association and its Municipal and Real Estate Law sections.

John RaffertyJohn Rafferty will present on “The Intersection of Drones and Municipal Law.” A litigator who focuses his practice on civil and business litigation matters, John Rafferty has presented multiple Continuing Legal Education courses on new drone laws in Pennsylvania, as well as blockchain and digital currency law. His extensive trial experience includes his work at the Chester County District Attorney’s office where he managed multiple cases from investigation through trial, prosecuting serious criminal matters.

The Pennsylvania Bar Institute is a nonprofit arm of the Pennsylvania Bar Association that provides continuing legal education to attorneys statewide.

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