August 18, 2009
Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
721 Route 202-206
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Chief Marketing Officer
(908) 722-0700 x4224
Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino Continues to Expand After Merger with Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
Allentown, PA (August 18, 2009) – Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, P.C., the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to announce that Richard B. Somach of Somach & Wester has joined the firm as a Member of the Banking, Real Estate, and Creditors’ Rights Groups. Somach brings with him two paralegals, Michelle Sandone and Kim M. Boyer.
“The addition of Somach to the firm is part of our continued commitment as a firm to grow in the Lehigh Valley. The combined experience that Somach and his team bring to the firm will help solidify our real estate and banking practices in Pennsylvania,” said Matt Sorrentino, Managing Partner of Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino.
“We are pleased to join Norris McLaughlin, P.A. and are excited at the opportunity to better serve our clients with the resources of a large, sophisticated full service law firm,” stated Somach.
Somach, a resident of Allentown, focuses his practice on real estate, commercial law, and creditor’s remedies, representing real estate development companies, shopping centers, and local banks. He has an established title insurance and settlement company, ABE Settlement Services, to creatively serve client needs.
Somach is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Lehigh County Bar Association, where he served as President in 1992. He serves as Assistant Lehigh County Solicitor, advising the Sheriff’s Office, the Tax Assessment Office and the Tax Claim Bureau.
Somach earned his J.D. from Hofstra University Law School in 1974 and his B.A., with honors, from Lehigh University in 1971. He frequently writes and lectures on real estate matters, sheriff sales and tax sales.
Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, P.C., the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., prides itself on its 35 very talented and tested attorneys and 11 paralegals that believe in dedication to client service, a commitment to each other and to community, and a personally fulfilling working environment. Its attorneys know the value of working collaboratively, sharing ideas and information regarding new and emerging laws and legal trends, for the benefit of its clients. The team approach to solving clients’ needs anticipates unexpected issues and creates positive outcomes. It also fosters cooperation between lawyers and clients that yields close attorney/client bonds not found at many other law firms.
Over the past two years, in an effort to continue to deliver on the ideals of client service and personal fulfillment, the managing partners and others in Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino have looked intently at the firm’s strategic direction. In response to the requests of many of its clients to deliver additional types of services to them, it merged with Norris McLaughlin, P.A., a full service law firm based in Bridgewater, New Jersey, with a significant presence in New York on June 1, 2009.
Norris McLaughlin, P.A. brings to the combined firm more than 100 attorneys from diverse backgrounds, holding degrees from top U.S. law schools, who regularly serve as leaders in bar associations, various trade groups, and charitable organizations. With 25 of its members listed in the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers and 23 selected as Super Lawyers for 2009, in addition to an active repertoire of speaking engagements and legal publications, attorneys at Norris McLaughlin, P.A. embody large-firm talent in a small-firm setting. This combination of legal talent and personable surroundings allows attorneys at Norris McLaughlin, P.A.to provide service and value to their clients on an individual level. It is the goal of Norris McLaughlin& Marcus to accommodate the needs of every client, who run the gamut, from Fortune 500 corporations to smaller publicly and privately held companies to start-up companies and individuals, through the use of experience, strategic planning and common courtesy.