Three Reger Rizzo & Darnall LLP Partners Recognized as 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Reger Rizzo & Darnall LLP is proud to announce that three of its Philadelphia-based Partners have been recognized as leaders in their respective areas of practice through their inclusion in the list of 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, and Pennsylvania Rising Stars

  
Harris J. Chernow, Chair of Reger Rizzo & Darnall’s Franchise & Distribution Practice Group, was recognized as a 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the area of Franchise/Dealership Law. Chernow has developed a national franchise practice representing franchisors, franchisees and distributors of all industries. His focus includes franchise transactions and dispute resolution matters, with an emphasis on franchising, licensing, distribution, corporate structuring and retail development. He represents leaders (and start-ups) in the franchising and retail distribution industries throughout the United States, and his clients include franchisors, single and multi-unit franchisee owners, area developers, master franchisees, franchisee associations, distributors and businesses desiring to expand through franchising and distribution systems.

Steven Kapustin, Partner in Reger Rizzo & Darnall’s Franchise & Distribution Practice Group, was recognized as a 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer in the area of Franchise/Dealership Law. Kapustin has represented franchisors and franchisees in disputes relating to territories, franchisee fees, trademarks violations and adherence to standards; manufacturers and distributors in controversies involving antitrust violations, pricing, commissions and terminations; shareholders and investment houses in matters relating to disclosures, investment suitabilities and broker terminations; employers and employees in termination, restrictive covenant, and age and sexual discrimination cases; business owners in shareholder disputes; and companies and individuals who are the subject of civil investigations by state and federal governments.

Jennifer L. Zegel, Partner in Reger Rizzo & Darnall’s Estates & Trusts Group, was recognized as a 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyer Rising Star in the area of Estate & Probate Law. She devotes her practice to the representation of clients in a wide range of estates and trusts matters, including drafting wills, trusts, special needs trusts, powers of attorney, and health care powers of attorney documents. She also assists clients in estate, trust, and guardianship administration, and business succession planning. Zegel devotes a substantial portion of her time to estate planning, with a focus on asset distribution while minimizing potential tax liability on asset transfers.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice. These attorneys receive the honor after the completion of the region’s patented selection process, comprised of peer nomination, independent research and peer review.