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Montgomery McCracken Partner Catherine Gillespie Appointed to Ralston Center Board of Managers

October 18, 2013


PHILADELPHIA-Montgomery McCracken partner Catherine Gillespie, chair of the firm’s Higher Education Practice Group, has been appointed to serve on the Ralston Center Board of Managers. The board works to assure that the Ralston Center mission of improving the health and quality of life for older adults in Philadelphia will continue to be achieved.

Gillespie is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Business Department and serves as chair of the firm’s Higher Education practice group. Her practice focuses on higher education law, health care and corporate and tax law issues generally affecting nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. Due to her prior experience as a social worker in the health care field and her legal training, Gillespie understands health care professions and organizations and regularly works with 501(c) (3) health care entities to advise them on board governance and structure, regulatory compliance, licensure issues, contractual arrangements and day-to-day inquiries.

About Ralston Center

Ralston Center’s mission is to improve the health and quality of life for older adults in Philadelphia. Ralston House is home to administrative offices for Ralston Center, and the Ralston Wellness Program, founded in 1991, which provides health and wellness programs for older adults.

About Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP

Montgomery McCracken is a multidisciplinary law firm with more than 120 attorneys in offices in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware. Its attorneys provide full service to clients in a wide range of industries both nationwide and internationally.