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Alfred W. Zaher Appointed as an At-Large Director of Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia

December 5, 2019


PHILADELPHIA, PA – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that its Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Alfred W. Zaher has been appointed to serve as an at-large director for Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of Philadelphia (GALLOP Philly) for a three-year term.

GALLOP has been supporting Philadelphia’s LGBTQ+ legal community and paving the legal path for gay rights in Philadelphia and the United States.  Zaher will be sworn in during a ceremony officiated by the Honorable Ann Butchart at the GALLOP Philly Annual Meeting & Holiday Party on Thursday, December 19 at The Racquet Club of Philadelphia.

Zaher is a partner and chair of Montgomery McCracken’s Intellectual Property Department. He focuses his practice on patent, trademark and trade secret litigation, licensing, and counseling. In his role as the firm’s Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Zaher is responsible for overseeing, implementing, and providing leadership to Montgomery McCracken’s diversity initiatives. He is a leader in the LGBT legal community. He previously served on the board of GALLOP Philly as secretary and he served on the board of the National LGBT Bar Association.

About GALLOP

Since the 1970s, GALLOP’s primary purpose is to advocate for and promote the civil and human rights of LGBTQ+ individuals; to improve access to LBGTQ+ attorneys; and to improve the business opportunities, advancement, and employment of LGBTQ+ attorneys.  GALLOP shall also promote the welfare of society by advocating civil and human rights of all persons, regardless of race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin. More information about GALLOP can be found at https://www.phillygallop.com/.

About Montgomery McCracken

Montgomery McCracken is a full-service law firm with offices in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. The firm represents leading businesses, multinational corporations, nonprofit organizations and individuals across a wide range of industries in complex litigation matters, significant corporate transactions and challenging disputes. For more information about Montgomery McCracken or its practice areas, please visit us online at www.mmwr.com or on Twitter at @MMWR_Law.