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  • Jan 31, 2018Frederick Stellato Elected Secretary at ArtsQuest

    Frederick J. Stellato, a Member of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been elected Secretary of the 21-member ArtsQuest Board of Trustees, which oversees governance of the nonprofit organization. He is past Chairman of the Performing Arts Board and presently serves on the organization’s Strategic Planning Committee and its Governance Committee.

    Stellato is a trial attorney who handles many types of civil and commercial litigation.   He has tried approximately 75 cases to verdict, both jury and non-jury, in the areas of products liability, general liability, and professional liability, as well as commercial disputes.  Stellato practiced in Philadelphia for 19 years before returning home to the Lehigh Valley to join the firm.  He founded the F.C. Sonic Lehigh Valley, a minor league soccer team in the National Premier Soccer League, and served as its President and CEO from 2007 to 2011. Fred also has served on several other boards and committees for other non profit entities, including the Civic Theatre, the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley and Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley.

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  • Mar 05, 2013Stellato Master of Ceremonies at Annual Habitat for Humanity® of the Lehigh Valley Event

    March 5, 2013

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
    P.O. Box 1018
    Somerville, NJ 08876-1018
    Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
    Chief Marketing Officer
    (908) 722-0700, X-4224

     

    Frederick Stellato Master of Ceremonies at Annual Habitat for Humanity® of the Lehigh Valley Event

    Allentown, PA (March 5, 2013) – Frederick J. Stellato, a Member of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was the Master of Ceremonies at “A Toast to Hope” with Habitat, the organization’s 8th annual wine tasting, on February 21.  Originally scheduled to take place on November 4, 2012, the event was postponed due to issues after Hurricane Sandy.

    “It was an honor to be the Master of Ceremonies at such a fun event for a great organization – Habitat Lehigh Valley is truly one of a kind,” said Stellato.

    Habitat for Humanity® of the Lehigh Valley seeks to bring people together to build homes, communities, and hope, one family at a time. Habitat Lehigh Valley builds new homes and renovates blighted properties by drawing the community together through the support of donated materials, contributed dollars and giving hands, seeking out and working with local disadvantaged families willing to work to own a home. The organization provides mentoring and homeownership skills training to help our partner families succeed as homeowners.

    Stellato is a trial attorney who handles many types of civil and commercial litigation matters. Stellato has tried at least 65 cases to verdict, both jury and non-jury, in the areas of products liability, general liability, and professional liability, as well as commercial disputes.  Stellato practiced in Philadelphia for 19 years before returning home to the Lehigh Valley to join the firm.  He founded the F.C. Sonic Lehigh Valley, a minor league soccer team in the National Premier Soccer League, and served as its President and CEO from 2007 to 2011.  Stellato is Chairman of the Performing Arts Board and is a member of the Board of Trustees and the Long Range Planning Committee for Artsquest, Inc. He served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley from 2007 to 2009. Stellato earned his J.D. from Georgetown University in 1982 and his B.A., cum laude, from Lehigh University in 1979.

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  • Nov 04, 2011Foucek & Stellato Host Local Lehigh Lawyers Association Networking Event


    November 4, 2011

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
    721 Route 202-206, Suite 200
    P.O. Box 5933
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
    Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
    Chief Marketing Officer
    (908) 722-0700 x4224

    Foucek & Stellato Host Local Lehigh Lawyers Association Networking Event

    Allentown, PA (November 4, 2011) – Oldrich Foucek, III and Frederick J. Stellato, Members of Tallman Hudders & Sorrentino, the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., hosted a Lehigh Lawyers Association Networking Reception on October 31, 2011, at the Artsquest Center on the SteelStacks Campus in South Bethlehem. The event was designed for Lehigh University alumni who are attorneys practicing in the greater Lehigh Valley. Fran Troyan, Lehigh University’s NCAA Compliance Officer and Softball Coach, and a lawyer himself, shared his thoughts on the University’s athletics and current NCAA compliance issues.

    The Lehigh Lawyers Association (LLA) provides a social, business, educational and professional network for Lehigh University alumni with legal backgrounds, in order to create valuable connections and support Lehigh University. It is the goal of LLA to establish itself as an asset give back to Lehigh University by assisting Lehigh’s educational mission through support of its faculty and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students interested in a career in law.

    “All in attendance enjoyed themselves and agreed to continue to support the mission of the association,” said Foucek, a member of LLA.

    Foucek is a founding partner of the Pennsylvania office and serves on the firm’s compensation committee.

    During his career, Foucek has advised, litigated and favorably resolved disputes for business clients with regard to a wide range of substantive issues, including architects/engineers liability, construction disputes, shareholder disputes, wrongful discharge, employee restrictive covenants, corporate governance, student and physician discipline, real estate tax exemptions, software licensing, HMO liability, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, ERISA, and securities fraud.

    In addition, Foucek has appeared, and successfully argued appeals before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Superior and Commonwealth Courts, as well as The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

    Foucek also assists entrepreneurs, including those with emerging technologies, in the formation of business entities and advises them throughout the process of building their businesses.

    Over the years, Foucek has been very involved in the community. Currently, he chairs the Allentown City Planning Commission and the Friends of Zoellner Arts Center, and he is a member of the board of advisors of The Allentown Art Museum. He is general counsel for The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce and secretary of Saucon Valley Country Club. He has been active as a volunteer at Lehigh University, serving his alma mater in a number of capacities, including nine years as a trustee. Foucek has also served on the Boards of the Pennsylvania Stage Company (including a term as president) and Touchstone Theatre.

    Stellato, who practiced in Philadelphia for 19 years before returning home to the Lehigh Valley to join the firm, is a trial attorney who handles many types of civil and commercial litigation matters. He has tried at least 65 cases to verdict, both jury and non-jury, in the areas of products liability, general liability, and professional liability, as well as commercial disputes.

    Stellato has made presentations on trial-related topics to numerous institutions including Temple University Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital, Temple University Law School, Roxborough Hospital School of Nursing, and CIGNA Property and Casualty Company. He has also done programs for the judges of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel.

    Stellato played soccer for many years and is a state-licensed coach, having trained soccer teams of every age from five to sixteen. He is President and CEO of the Soccer Association of the Lehigh Valley, Inc., a non-profit which runs FC Sonic Lehigh Valley, a soccer franchise in the National Premier Soccer League. Stellato has been a guest lecturer at Muhlenberg College for a course entitled “Management of Not-for-Profit Organizations.”

    Stellato earned his J.D. from Georgetown University in 1982 and his B.A., cum laude, from Lehigh University in 1979.

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