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					                                                              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: ecampbell@stradley.com
                                                                                                                                              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
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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.

				
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