June 8, 2011
Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
721 Route 202-206
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Chief Marketing Officer
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Frederick J. Stellato Named Vice Chairman of Performing Arts Board for ArtsQuest
Allentown, PA (June 8, 2011) – Frederick J. Stellato, a Member of Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been named Vice Chairman of the Performing Arts Board of ArtsQuest. Stellato has served on multiple Boards at ArtsQuest over the past five years.
“I look forward to continuing my service to ArtsQuest, which is the driving force behind the SteelStacks project and fabulous ArtsQuest Center which recently opened in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on the old Bethlehem Steel property,” stated Stellato.
ArtsQuest advocates for music, arts, festivals and education in the community. The organization’s flagship is Musikfest, a 10-day long, mostly free, summer music festival in Bethlehem, PA. Additionally, ArtsQuest spearheads a number of local activities, including Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem and PEEPS®Fest.
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. Stellato played soccer for many years and is a state-licensed coach, having trained soccer teams of every age from five to sixteen.
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 also serves as 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.