Thomas, Thomas & Hafer, LLP Elevates Five to Partner
December 27, 2019
Harrisburg, Philadelphia, & Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington, DC – December 27th, 2019 – Thomas, Thomas & Hafer, LLP (“TTH”) has promoted the following five attorneys to partner, effective January 1, 2020: Peter C. Biberstein, Christopher M. Gallagher, Julia A. Morrison, Karin M. Romano, and Christopher L. Scott.
Founded in 1977, Thomas, Thomas & Hafer, LLP is a regional civil litigation defense firm with over 80 lawyers in nine offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. This group of new partners represents four of the firm’s nine offices, and holds licenses to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, DC, and Virginia, among other jurisdictions.
TTH’s Chief Executive Partner, Ed Jordan, commented, “We are proud of this year’s class of new partners. Their elevation recognizes the depth of their legal skills and knowledge, and their commitment to client service, which is a hallmark of our firm’s success. As a group, their various locations and bar admissions reflect TTH’s growing geographic reach, and their backgrounds in the insurance industry and defense litigation are well suited for our clients.”
Peter C. Biberstein resides in the firm’s Washington, DC office where he handles a wide variety of general liability matters. Peter is a 2009 graduate of the University of Kansas, and a 2012 graduate of the George Washington University Law School. Peter is barred in DC, Virginia, and Maryland, and holds a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation. He worked at a large national insurer before joining TTH.
Christopher M. Gallagher works out of TTH’s Philadelphia office where he also handles general liability cases. Chris worked as a liability adjuster at a third-party administrator for casualty insurance carriers before joining the firm. Chris received his undergraduate degree from the University of Scranton in 2000, and his law degree from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2005. Chris is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and Connecticut.
Julia A. Morrison works on a variety of general liability matters in the firm’s Harrisburg office. Julia has largely practiced insurance defense litigation since graduating from law school at The Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University in 2009. Julia received her undergraduate degree from Boston College in 2003. She is barred in Pennsylvania.
Karin M. Romano resides in TTH’s Pittsburgh office where she has handled civil rights, employment, and general liability cases nearly her entire career. Karin graduated in the Order of the Coif from The University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2003 where she also served on the Law Review. Karin received her undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University in 1995. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania.
Christopher L. Scott practices in TTH’s Harrisburg office. Chris has handled workers’ compensation and employment cases since graduating from The Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University in 2005. Chris received his undergraduate degree from Lafayette College in 2002. He is barred in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.