Maraleen D. Shields, shareholder of the Firm’s Healthcare and Litigation & Trial Practice Groups, will be presenting Anthony D. Cox, Jr. with the 2018 Rising Star Award at the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Minority Bar Committee 10th Diversity Summit. The event will take place on Thursday, October 18 from 8:45 am to 5:30 pm.
Ms. Shields recently published an interview she conducted with Mr. Cox on the impact of implicit racial bias. Throughout the frank conversation between the two, it is clear what Ms. Shields meant when she stated that Mr. Cox “is an attorney who exemplifies the spirit of the Rising Star Program because he remains committed to the pursuit of equality and social justice.”
Ms. Shields is a member of the editorial staff of Houston’s Legacy (the Newsletter of Minority Bar Committee), and an integral part of FLB for her representation of individuals and entities in a wide variety of legal disputes, including breach of contract, medical staff disputes, licensure, and eminent domain. Ms. Shields has also been included in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers – Rising Star Edition for the years 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 – 2018.