Member News


Denny Shupe has been selected to receive the Jeffrey A. Ernico Award of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. The Ernico Award is “an occasional award of the PBA Legal Services to the Public Committee that is to be given to such individuals and groups as the committee, from time to time, determines have provided unique service that has resulted in significant improvement in the provision of legal services to the neediest among us.”

Read more: Denny Shupe Selected to Receive Jeffrey A. Ernico Award of Pennsylvania Bar Association


Paul Steven Singerman, Jordi Guso and Charles H. Lichtman Included in Top 100 List in Florida; Singerman Ranked as the Top Attorney in the State for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Berger Singerman, Florida’s business law firm, announced today that Super Lawyers magazine has recognized nearly half of the firm’s diverse attorney roster once again. The list includes 21 attorneys named “Florida Super Lawyers” and another 10 as “Rising Stars”. Attorneys recognized in the 2018 “Florida Super Lawyers Top Lists” include Paul Steven Singerman, co-chair of Berger Singerman, who received the honor of being named the number one attorney in Florida for the fourth consecutive year, as well as Jordi Guso and Charles H. Lichtman, who were voted into the “Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers” list. The Berger Singerman attorneys honored with this recognition represent strengths throughout all firm practice teams, including Business Reorganization, Business, Finance & Tax, Dispute Resolution, and Government & Regulatory.

Read more: Thirty-One Berger Singerman Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Edition of Florida Super Lawyers


Recognised for being one of the first technology companies in Australia to have live commercial blockchain pilots across multiple sectors, Lakeba will work with Piper Alderman’s legal team to help navigate the legal implications and requirements associated with implementing blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions for clients and prospects of Lakeba.

The parties will benefit from reciprocal introductions and a close working relationship, ultimately designed to drive an entrepreneurial mindset for clients across all their businesses and strengthen the innovation reputation of the Australian market.  

Read more: Australian Partnership launches Commercial & Legal Framework for Accelerated Blockchain Growth


On Thursday, 7th of June 2018, Piper Alderman had the privilege to host the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull in its Brisbane office.

During a scheduled trip to Queensland, the Prime Minister attended the private boardroom lunch, speaking to a small group of business leaders from the telecommunications, energy and infrastructure sectors to discuss public policy matters.

In attendance from Piper Alderman was Managing Partner, Tony Britten-Jones; Ted Williams, Head of Brisbane Office and Andrew Rankin, Corporate Partner.

Read more: Piper Alderman hosts the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull


Dykema announced today that Van Lindberg, San Antonio-based member in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group, was recognized as one of the world’s pre-eminent IP practitioners in the 2018 edition of the IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists. According to IAM, those listed have shown to possess world-class skills in the development and roll-out of strategies that maximize the value of patents, copyright, trademarks and other IP rights.

Read more: Dykema’s Van Lindberg Listed in 2018 Edition of IAM Strategy 300