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Gerald Lawrence, Esq.

Vice-Chair

Gerald Lawrence is a shareholder and head of the Pennsylvania office of the law firm of Lowey Dannenberg Cohen & Hart, P.C. He represents institutions and individuals, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small businesses to individuals, in a range of complex litigation matters, focusing on healthcare recovery, investor representation and consumer protection litigation.

In 2013, Mr. Lawrence appeared in the National Law Journal supplement "Legal Leaders: Top Rated Lawyers in Pennsylvania" and he was recognized, for a fifth time, as one of the "Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania” and as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in Philadelphia” in a survey of lawyers and judges published in Philadelphia Magazine, and previously published in the Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been recognized as a “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” every year since 2005.

Mr. Lawrence served two terms, including as the Vice-Chairman, on the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. He now serves as Commissioner of Elections and Commissioner of Voter Registration of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and previously served as an appointed Member of the Pennsylvania Securities Commission's Attorney Advisory Committee, and on the Investment Advisory Board of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Mr. Lawrence is President of the James A. Finnegan Fellowship Foundation, which provides scholarships, stipends and internships to Pennsylvania students who express an interest in state government. In addition, he serves as an Alumni Interviewer for Georgetown University.

Mr. Lawrence was reappointed to the Board April 1, 2017. His current term expires March 31, 2020.