OUR EXPERIENCE WE ARE . . . From establishing one of the first mutual funds in the country in 1928, to handling the naming rights for a major Philadelphia stadium just a few years ago, we’re proud to help shape the legal and business landscape of our city. What started as a one-office, three-person partnership in 1926 has grown into one of the leading law firms in Philadelphia – with six offices and more than 195 attorneys throughout the region. DIVERSITY More importantly, we are committed to giving back to Andrê L. Dennis Stradley Ronon has a long-standing commitment to the the communities in which we work and live. Through Partner, Litigation communities in which our lawyers work and live, and our financial support, volunteering and fundraising, we to promoting women and minorities in the legal help hundreds of Greater Philadelphia charities and profession. We are proud to have helped pave the way organizations reach their potential. with our diversity efforts, including: • We were one of the first law firms to adopt the “Statement of Goals” of Philadelphia Law Firms For more information, contact: for Increasing Minority-Representation and Retention. This statement was adopted under the Eustacia Campbell leadership of our partner, André Dennis, during Manager of Recruitment his term as the first African-American Chancellor Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP of the Philadelphia Bar Association. 215.564.8609 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Frances Gauthier • The firm is a founding member of the Diversity Group Chair Philadelphia Diversity Law Group, an organization of law firms and corporate counsel promoting minority-lawyer hiring and retention in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Stradley Ronon partner André Dennis is a member of the group’s board of directors. • Stradley Ronon was the first participant to sign on for Drexel University College of Law’s Minority Fellowship Program. To promote the program, which provides minority students with six-month cooperative education placements and $15,000 per Bruce G. Leto year for living expenses, the firm started the Chair, Investment Management “Stradley Challenge.” This fundraising effort was extended to members of the Philadelphia Diversity WWW.STRADLEY.COM Law Group – of which the firm is a member. Philadelphia | Harrisburg | Malvern | Cherry Hill | Wilmington | Washington, D.C. OPPORTUNITIES A MESSAGE FROM OUR HIRING PARTNER “At Stradley Ronon, associates manage their own caseloads and gain As the Chair of Stradley Ronon’s practical experience early on in their Hiring Committee, I am often asked legal careers. I have had the what the firm looks for when hiring Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young is a full- opportunity to handle depositions, attorneys. The answer is simple – oral arguments, and to build and service law firm with more than 195 lawyers intelligent, accomplished men and strengthen relationships with clients.” in six mid-atlantic offices. We provide our women who want to deliver the lawyers with challenging legal work, a highest caliber work for our clients Katie M. Gaughan, Associate collegial atmosphere in which to practice, and who value the friendly, exciting and diverse Litigation opportunities for professional development, environment in which we practice. and the time to pursue personal interests. At Stradley Ronon, we not only strive to hire the best I and the brightest, but we are committed to helping the attorneys we hire reach their professional goals. In EXPERIENCES DID YOU KNOW? addition to our formal mentoring and training • Stradley Ronon was founded in 1926 as a “At Stradley Ronon, there is a programs, we emphasize “real world” experience. We three-member partnership and has grown to dialogue between associates and firm provide our attorneys with opportunities to develop be one of the top 15 firms in Philadelphia, management that is remarkable. and use their skills early on, whether in the court Associates have a voice and are with more than 195 lawyers in six regional room or the board room. In a marketplace encouraged to participate in the firm in offices. increasingly crowded with mega-firms and minimal a meaningful way. At the same time, front-line opportunities for associates, Stradley is the the firm’s leaders are committed to • Stradley Ronon finished first among law type of firm whose attorneys can say, “Now, this is openly and effectively sharing firms in Philadelphia in the American why I went to law school.” information with the associates. This candid exchange Lawyer’s 2006 Mid-Level Associate Survey of ideas is important, and distinguishes Stradley from in “management openness” and “associates most law firms.” likelihood to stay for at least two more Our summer program is designed to give just a taste years.” of what life at Stradley Ronon is truly like – challenging work assignments, diverse integration and Fabio Battaglia III, Associate Investment Management/Mutual Funds • Our firm was honored to be the only training programs, exciting opportunities for Philadelphia-based law firm selected to professional activities outside of the office, and social appear in the latest edition of “America’s events that help you get to know us, our clients and I Greatest Places to Work With A Law our great city of Philadelphia. Degree.” ENVIRONMENT I invite you to take a look at Stradley and see for • Our firm wasone of two Philadelphia law yourself who we are. “The strength of Stradley Ronon lies firms recognized by the Philadelphia Business in its people and their professionalism, Journal for being a “Most Charitable Giver” friendliness and realistic views of life in 2006. William Mahoney, Partner Chair – Hiring Committee and the law.” • Stradley Ronon is the only firm in Eastern Nancy L. Margolis, Associate Pennsylvania that is a member of Meritas – www.stradley.com Litigation a worldwide business alliance of more than 200 law firms in 66 countries.