Newsmakers, the Week of March 30, 2017

Stephanie Resnick

Stephanie Resnick was named Philadelphia office managing partner at Fox Rothschild LLP. Consistently ranked among top litigators, she’ll play a key role in enhancing client service while attracting top legal talent to the firm.

A 2010 recipient of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Sandra Day O’Connor Award, she’s served as co-chair in a tribute dinner for the American Jewish Congress, while also contributing support to the Anti-Defamation League, National Museum of American Jewish History, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and other nonprofits focusing on Holocaust education.


Alex Pierce

Eighteen-year-old Lower Merion High senior and Eagle Scout Alex Pierce was honored by the Sons of the American Legion (SAL), Detachment of Pennsylvania for developing the Ruggieri Flag Holder, which is placed on the graves and mausoleums of veterans. Named in honor of veteran Robert Ruggieri, who performed the same duty until his death, Alex developed a plastic flagholder and has delivered over 5,000 of them to the families of deceased veterans at no cost.

A Bar Mitzvah at Beth David Reform Congregation in Gladwyne who hopes to study neuroscience in college, Pierce was granted 501(c)(3) nonprofit status for the Ruggieri Foundation.


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