Attorney Anne E. Zerbe Named 2015 Woman of Influence

York, PA (May 2015) – CGA Law Firm is pleased to announce that attorney Anne E. Zerbe has been named as an award recipient of the prestigious 2015 Women of Influence awards by the Central Penn Business Journal.

Anne is a shareholder with CGA Law Firm and heads the Employment Law Department where she concentrates her practice on employment law and health care law. Anne has successfully defended clients at all levels of proceedings, including the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and Department of Labor. She represents business clients in local, state and federal employment matters. Anne also represents executives and physicians in employment matters. Anne’s practice emphasizes the prevention of employment liability, defending against employment claims and assisting clients with compliance issues concerning the multitude of employment laws and regulations governing employers. She also counsels employers, practice groups and health care providers on employment law compliance, risk management and HIPAA compliance.

Anne has conducted multiple seminars on Employment Law Compliance, Risk Management of Employment Related Claims, HIPAA Privacy Compliance, HIPAA Transactions and Code Sets, and HIPAA Security Rule Compliance for employers, health care providers, health care associations and physician practices. She has also taught Continuing Legal Education Seminars on HIPAA and its impact on the Legal Community for the York County Bar Association.

Committed to serving the community in which she lives and works, Anne serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Family First Health, a non-profit, federally qualified health center. She also serves as a board member for the York County Economic Alliance, where she works with local business leaders to address issues facing area businesses. She is a featured speaker and past board member of the York Society of Human Resources Managers. Anne resides in York, PA with her husband and two children.

The Women of Influence awards recognizes 25 women leaders in the midstate who are influential in their companies, industries and communities, and have solid reputations based on their experience, integrity, leadership and accomplishments. As an award winner, Anne will be recognized at a luncheon on Monday, June 15 at the Hilton Harrisburg, as well as in a special publication to be inserted in the June 19 issue of the Central Penn Business Journal.

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CGA Law Firm Attorneys Named Pennsylvania Super Lawyer & Rising Star

York, PA (May 2015) – For the 10th consecutive year, attorney Lawrence V. Young has been selected by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers as one of the top bankruptcy attorneys in the state, an honor held by only 5% of lawyers in PA. In addition, attorney Andrew M. Paxton has been selected to the 2015 list of Rising Stars. This is an accomplishment achieved by no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in PA.

Lawrence V. Young, an attorney and shareholder with CGA Law Firm, limits his legal practice to bankruptcy. He is one of only 25 consumer bankruptcy specialist throughout the Commonwealth to be certified by the American Board of Certification. He is also one of the two Trustees appointed by the U.S. Department of Justice to review all consumer bankruptcy filings for the Middle District of Pennsylvania that originate from York and Adams counties. In 2013, Young was recognized by the York County Bar Association with the Outstanding Member Award.

Andrew M. Paxton, a shareholder with CGA Law Firm and chair of the business law practice group, is a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and businesses providing counsel through all stages of operations from starting a business to financing, protecting intellectual property, obtaining licensing, expanding the business, to successfully exiting when the time is right. As a business advisor, he also provides businesses with innovative strategies on tax planning, financing, drafting and reviewing contracts, and real estate transactions. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Authority for the City of York and the York County Food Bank.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The list of attorneys selected appears in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine and the Philadelphia magazine.

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Jack M. Hartman Joins CGA Law Firm

York, PA (May 2015) – CGA Law Firm is pleased to announce that Attorney Jack Hartman has joined the firm, bringing extensive experience in Health Law and Litigation.Since 2005, Jack has served as an arbitrator and mediator in a wide variety of matters in litigation throughout our region, bringing complex and highly disputed matters to an amicable conclusion without further court proceedings.

“Jack is an outstanding attorney with extensive skills and quality experience.  He is a welcome addition to our growing litigation group, supplementing the Firm’s capabilities in handling cases, whether modest or complicated.  Further, Jack provides alternative dispute resolution services as a mediator, as does former Judge John Uhler, who joined the Firm last year.  Jack also has health care law experience that can enhance our efforts in that ever-changing area of law,” said Firm President, Jeff Rehmeyer.  “In addition to being a top notch lawyer, Jack is also a leader and dedicated member of our community.”

For over 35 years, Attorney Hartman has appeared before the state and federal trial and appellate courts of Pennsylvania on behalf of individual, business and health care clients in complex civil litigation. Former Senior Vice President, Legal Services, Geisinger Health System, Hartman’s health care practice includes representation of physicians, hospitals, payors and health care systems in integration strategies, regulatory compliance, reimbursement issues, provider contracting, medical staff issues and employment contracts.

A graduate of Davidson College and The Dickinson School of Law, Jack began his legal career as a Captain in the U. S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps before establishing his private law practice throughout Central Pennsylvania. He has served on the Court Relations and Court Rules Committee and the Arbitration Panels of both the Dauphin and Cumberland County Bar Associations, and as a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and various defense and health care associations, both locally and at the state and national level. Presentations have included before the National Health Lawyers Association, the National Oncology Practice Alliance, the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncologists, the Pennsylvania Society of Internal Medicine, the Pennsylvania Trial Judges and the Pennsylvania Superior Court Health Law and Medical Malpractice Sessions.

Jack notes, “Having established my Health Law and Litigation practice throughout Central Pennsylvania, I am delighted to have the opportunity to join such a reputable firm in the region that will allow me to coordinate my practice with highly skilled and dedicated attorneys in related fields of law. Working with Judge Uhler to build a mediation and arbitration service is certainly an exciting plus.”

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