Hyland Levin is pleased to announce that attorney Megan Knowlton Balne has been selected as a 2016 New Leader of the Bar. This New Jersey Law Journal award is given to lawyers who have not only built successful careers but who also have established themselves as leaders within their firms, as well as within the larger legal community. This year, the 47 attorneys who received the award were selected by a seven-member panel comprised of evaluators from all corners of the legal profession throughout New Jersey. Ms. Balne and the other winning attorneys will receive their awards at an event on June 15th.
Congratulations to our Partner, Richard M. Hluchan, who has been elected the next President of Georgetown University Alumni Association. As President, Rich will assume a leadership role over the 170,000 Georgetown alumni around the globe. Rich graduated from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service in 1971, is a longtime leader of the Georgetown Club of Southern New Jersey, and has served on the Board of Governors of the alumni association since 2003.
On Saturday evening, April 16th, Hyland Levin’s William F. Hyland, Jr., and David R. Dahan and his wife, Allyson, attended the JDRF Gala at the Westin in Mount Laurel. JDRF is the leading Diabetes foundation funding Type 1 Diabetes.
On Thursday, April 14th, Hyland Levin Attorneys David R. Dahan and Megan Knowlton Balne, along with Director of Professional Development, Julie H. Ketover, participated in the CAI Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley Chapter’s Annual Conference and Expo at the Convention Center in Philadelphia. The Conference draws property managers, board members and vendors from the area.
Hyland Levin attorneys William F. Hyland, Jr., Benjamin A. Levin, Richard M. Hluchan, Mark D. Shapiro and Melissa M. Grossman attended the Virtua Skinny Black Tie Gala at the Borgata on March 5, 2016 in support of the Virtua Foundation.
MARLTON, NJ - Hyland Levin attorney Robert S. Baranowski, Jr. has become partner, effective March 1, 2016, Managing Partner Benjamin Levin announced yesterday. Mr. Baranowski has been an attorney at Hyland Levin since the firm was established in 2009. Prior to joining Hyland Levin, Mr. Baranowski practiced at Ballard Spahr LLP and Sterns and Weinroth. In addition, he previously worked for the State of New Jersey as a Deputy Attorney General, where he represented the Department of Environmental Protection.
Mr. Baranowski concentrates his practice on environmental and land use matters, representing clients in connection with development applications, zoning and land use litigation, appellate matters, redevelopment, eminent domain and inverse condemnation actions, and administrative proceedings.
Of Mr. Baranowski’s partnership promotion, Mr. Levin said, “Bob is an excellent land use and environmental attorney. He is an outstanding advocate for our clients and a tremendous asset to our firm. We are pleased to add him to our partnership.”
Hyland Levin LLP is a multi-practice firm, established in 2009 by attorneys who have decades of experience in the region.
Hyland Levin Partner, Peter J. Boyer, has been appointed to the Disciplinary Review Board of the Supreme Court of New Jersey. The Disciplinary Review Board serves as the intermediate appellate level of the attorney disciplinary system in New Jersey. The Board reviews all recommendations for discipline from district ethics committees, as well as from the Office of Attorney Ethics. The Board ultimately decides as to discipline in all cases, except recommendations of disbarment, which are reviewed by the Supreme Court.
On Wednesday, December 9th, Hyland Levin employees made over 250 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to be delivered to Cathedral Kitchen, a homeless Shelter in Camden.
Hyland Levin held and office-wide food drive in support of two local food banks in Southern, New Jersey: The Food Bank of South Jersey and the Samost Jewish Family and Children’s Service of South Jersey. Firm employees donated 962 food items to the two food banks, to be distributed to those less fortunate over this holiday season.