Boys and Girls Club Gala

9-Mar-2017   Benjamin A. LevinStacy L. Asbell

On March 9, 2017, Hyland Levin sponsored the Boys & Girls Club BE GREAT Extravaganza honoring champions of Camden Robert E. Curley, III and Adrienne Kirby.

Hyland Levin: 2016 in Review


2016 was a busy year for us.  Please click here to read further about our professional and community-related endeavors over the last year.

Hyland Levin Announces New Partner - Stacy L. Asbell

03-Jan-2017   Stacy L. Asbell

Hyland Levin is pleased to announce that Stacy L. Asbell has been named a partner.  Ms. Asbell concentrates her practice in the area of real estate law. She regularly represents clients in the acquisition, financing and disposition of office, retail and industrial properties, as well as lenders and borrowers in financing transactions. She also advises clients on commercial and retail leasing issues and matters of estate planning and administration. 

“Stacy is a talented attorney who is committed to the highest standards of client service.  Her technical skills, dedication to her clients’ needs and community involvement have added tremendous value to our firm.  I am very proud to welcome Stacy to our partnership,” Benjamin A. Levin, Managing Partner of Hyland Levin, said.  William F. Hyland, Jr., co-founder of Hyland Levin, said of Ms. Asbell’s promotion:  “Aside from her legal qualifications, Stacy continues a family legacy of community service and compassionate involvement in South Jersey over many generations, furthering this firm’s commitment of service to our region not only as lawyers but as people.  I cannot conceive of a finer addition to our partnership.”

Before joining Hyland Levin in 2010, Ms. Asbell practiced at both large and mid-sized law firms in the Delaware Valley. She is an active member of the Camden County Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Ms. Asbell is involved actively in local community organizations.  She recently completed her term as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Boys and Girls Club of Camden County and currently serves on the Executive Board of the Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Service.  In May 2013, Stacy received the John Adler Government Advocacy Mission Award for her work in advocating for those in need in South Jersey.  
Ms. Asbell is a graduate of Dickinson College (B.A., cum laude, 1992), Eagleton Institute of Politics (M.S. 1995) and the Rutgers University School of Law – Camden (J.D., with honors, 1996).

Hyland Levin Cares


Hyland Levin’s charitable work continues through the holiday season.  On Monday, December 19th, Hyland Levin employees made 300 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to be delivered to Cathedral Kitchen, a homeless shelter in Camden.  The Firm also adopted a family in conjunction with the Camden County Bar Association and the St. Joseph Pro Cathedral School in Camden, providing  gifts to all family members, as well as food for Christmas dinner.

Dahan Speaks to Business Law Students at Eastern High School

19-Dec-2016   David R. Dahan

David Dahan spoke to two of Mrs. Lowery's business law classes at Eastern High School in Voorhees on December 9.  The topic was the elements needed for a contract.  He also answered many of the students' questions about legal education and life as a lawyer.

Dahan Elected to Board of Directors for CAI Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter

15-Dec-2016   David R. Dahan

On December 8th, our partner, David R. Dahan, was elected to the Board of Directors for the Community Associations Institute (CAI) Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter for a three-year term.  David has been involved with CAI for many years, as a significant part of his practice includes representing condominium and homeowner associations.  Congratulations to David!

Dahan Presents a Legal Update at the CAI NJ Regional Council Lunch and Learn

18-Nov-2016   David R. Dahan

On Friday November 11th, Hyland Levin hosted CAI’s NJ Regional Council’s lunch and learn.  Our partner, David Dahan, presented an update regarding recent judicial cases and their impact on community associations.

Chen Receives Professionalism Award from the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey (APALA-NJ)

03-Nov-2016   Shereen C. Chen

Congratulations to our Partner, Shereen C. Chen, who received a Professional Lawyer of the Year award from APALA at the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law annual awards luncheon earlier this month.  The Professional Lawyer of the Year awards were presented in cooperation with bar associations across New Jersey to lawyers who are respected by their colleagues for their character, competence and exemplary professional behavior.  Shereen is pictured with her parents, as well as Judges Simandle and Albin.

Hyland Levin Opens Philadelphia Office

24-Oct-2016   Benjamin A. Levin

Hyland Levin is pleased to announce the opening of its Philadelphia office at 1524 Locust Street. Benjamin A. Levin, Managing Partner of Hyland Levin, said: “Having a foothold in Philadelphia will enable Hyland Levin to better serve our existing clients, appeal to a broader base of potential new clients and facilitate our lateral hiring goals.  HL’s Real Estate Group has completed a number of significant multi-family apartment transactions over the last several years in Philadelphia on behalf of investors and lending institutions and we believe that a greater physical presence in the City is increasingly important. In addition, many of our business and estate planning clients, who live in Philadelphia and its Pennsylvania suburbs, will find it more convenient to meet with us in Philadelphia.”

Hyland Levin Announces New Partner - Melissa M. Grossman

6-Sep-2016   Melissa M. Grossman

Hyland Levin is pleased to announce that Melissa M. Grossman has been named a partner.  Ms. Grossman concentrates her practice in estate planning, estate and trust administration and business succession planning. She advises business owners and families in connection with complex issues relating to wealth transfers and the transitioning of closely held businesses as part of a tailored and tax-efficient estate plan.  Ms. Grossman joined Hyland Levin in the spring of 2013 after practicing in Dechert LLP’s Private Client Group, where she began her legal career in 2005 upon graduation from law school.

“Melissa is a gifted attorney who is dedicated to the highest standards of our profession and client service.  Her technical skills and leadership qualities have added tremendous value to our firm during her tenure thus far, and I am proud to now welcome her to our partnership,” Benjamin A. Levin, Managing Partner of Hyland Levin, said. Harvey N. Shapiro, Chair of the Succession Planning, Trust and Estates Group said of Ms. Grossman’s promotion, “Melissa has added a new and extremely valuable dimension to our representation of high net-worth individuals and families and will undoubtedly continue to grow the practice as a Hyland Levin partner.  She has been recognized not only by our present clients as a vital resource, but also by those looking to update their estate plans, as well as by the advisors to our existing and prospective clients.”

In addition to developing and implementing wealth transfer plans, Ms. Grossman advises clients on life insurance planning, charitable giving, business planning and tax matters. She also counsels executors and trustees in the administration of complex estates and trusts and represents clients in audits of estate tax and gift tax returns.

Before attending law school, Ms. Grossman was an associate with First Manhattan Consulting Group in New York, where she managed strategy, profitability and customer segmentation projects for companies in the financial services industry. 

Ms. Grossman is a member of the Legacy Advisors Committee for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and sits on the Board of the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey.  She also is active in the Voorhees Basketball Association, serving as a board member and the commissioner for the 1st and 2nd Grade Boys Instructional League.

Ms. Grossman is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is a graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (B.S. 1998) and New York University School of Law (J.D. 2005).

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