Frederick J. Stellato, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been named Chairman of the Governance Committee for ArtsQuest. He is past Chairman of the Performing Arts Board and presently serves on the organization’s Strategic Planning Committee and as Secretary of its Board of Trustees.
“ArtsQuest has been an organization near and dear to my heart for many years. I love the Lehigh Valley and the ArtsQuest family and am honored to be a part of it. I look forward to continuing my leadership commitments and doing all that I can for this great community,” said Stellato.
ArtsQuest provides access to art, culture, and educational programs and experiences throughout the Lehigh Valley to improve the economic development of its urban communities. The nonprofit organization offers presentations of performing and visual arts, film, arts education classes and outreach, youth programming, and cultural events.
About Fred Stellato
Stellato is a trial attorney who handles many types of civil and commercial litigation. He has tried approximately 80 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 also has served on several other boards and committees for other nonprofit 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. 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 received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1982 and his B.A., cum laude, from Lehigh University in 1979.
About Norris McLaughlin
In response to the changing needs of clients and the business community, Norris McLaughlin merged in 2009 with Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, the largest independent commercial firm in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Since then, the firm has continued to grow, remembering its culture and values, and keeping its footprint in the Lehigh Valley for over 100 years. Norris McLaughlin and its attorneys have historically been committed to the Lehigh Valley community, where many firm attorneys, clients, and staff live and do business – to make them better places to live, work, and play. The firm’s attorneys hold prominent leadership positions in various organizations throughout the Lehigh Valley, and many have been honored for the work they do in the community.