Montgomery McCracken Sponsors Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division “Law Star Game”

September 18, 2014

PHILADELPHIA–Montgomery McCracken is pleased to serve as a gold-level sponsor of the Philadelphia Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s “The Law Star Game,” a firm counsel versus in-house counsel softball game to benefit The Philadelphia Bar Foundation. Firm attorneys John G. Papianou and Jessica L. Richman, both of the Philadelphia office, will play on behalf of the firm. The event will take place Wednesday, October 1, from 6-9 p.m. at the Riversharks Campbells Field in Camden, N.J.

Papianou, a partner in the firm’s Class Action Defense practice group, concentrates his practice in complex civil litigation, with particular emphasis on consumer class actions involving claims under state consumer protection statutes. He has counseled and represented numerous clients in consumer class actions across the country. Additionally, he serves as an editor of the firm’s Ahead of the Class blog, which addresses current cases, decisions, trends and strategies associated with class action law. Papianou received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law in 2001. He graduated from Long Island University, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in 1996.

Richman serves as of counsel with the firm and focuses her practice on products liability litigation, mass torts defense, commercial litigation and professional liability defense, as well as serving the needs of boards of cooperatives and condominiums. Richman received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2002. She graduated, magna cum laude, from Williams College with a B.A. degree in Political Science and Psychology in 1999.

About the Philadelphia Bar Association

The Philadelphia Bar Association, founded in 1802, is the oldest association of lawyers in the United States. It is a keystone in the ongoing developments of the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania legal systems. The Association’s charitable arm, The Philadelphia Bar Foundation, is dedicated to promoting access to justice for all people in the community, particularly those struggling with poverty, abuse and discrimination. For more information, visit

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