PHILADELPHIA, August 11, 2023 — Deborah Winokur, a member of the firm’s Legal Profession Services practice, has been appointed to the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Public Protection in the Provision of Legal Services. Deborah will serve a three year term from 2023-2026. The Standing Committee on Public Protection in the Provision of Legal Services works to develop and strengthen client protection mechanisms, including programs to reimburse financial losses caused by lawyer misappropriation of client funds through the establishment of lawyer’s funds for client protection. The committee also promotes consumer and governmental interests with respect to law-related activities by individuals who are not licensed to practice law in a jurisdiction.
Deborah advises clients on risk management, ethics, and professional responsibility issues arising within their law firms and practices. She also works with stakeholders within the firm to advise on ethical aspects of pending matters and to assure adherence to ethical standards and compliance with firm policies. In addition, Deborah advises firm management on lateral recruitment and integration.
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