Posted on October 24, 2017
Three Knox Law attorneys are new Hamot Health Foundation Corporators: Jerome C. Wegley, Jennifer E. Gornall and Alexander K. Cox.
The role of a Corporator, as outlined on the Foundation's website, includes being a champion, liasion and benefactor to support and promote the programs, goals and objectives of Hamot Health Foundation, UPMC Hamot and its affiliates.
Jerome C. Wegley serves on Knox Law's Board of Directors as Treasurer. His practice involves business law (corporate and partnership law, mergers and acquisitions, and business succession planning), asset protection planning, and estate planning and elder law (complex estate planning and administration; nursing home, Medicaid and special needs planning). Mr. Wegley regularly lectures on business and tax topics, estate planning, asset protection, wealth preservation, long-term care planning, business succession and special needs planning to a variety of audiences and groups. He serves as board member for the Erie Catholic School System and Erie Catholic Preparatory School (Prep-Villa).
Jennifer E. Gornall practices local governmental law, with a specific focus on education and special education law. She represents many school districts in the northwest Pennsylvania region in the capacity of general solicitor and also as special counsel for special education matters or other specific projects. She also represents regional municipal entities such as townships, boroughs and municipal authorities, including port authorities, airport authorities and water and sewer authorities. Ms. Gornall serves as Corporator for the Erie Cemetery Association and as a board member for WQLN and the Humane Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania.
Alexander K. Cox focuses his practice on litigating complex and commercial disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country. He has significant experience in a wide variety of subject matters, including contract, business, and intellectual property disputes, along with labor and employment litigation, administrative and regulatory matters, trusts and estate disputes, and appellate and constitutional law practice. A significant portion of Mr. Cox’s practice is devoted to protecting clients’ intellectual property rights, including trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets, and thus he has significant trademark application and prosecution experience before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
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