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Sarah Yerger Honored by Widener University Commonwealth Law School with "Excellence in Public Service Award"
HARRISBURG, PA – November 16, 2016 – Post & Schell Principal Sarah C. Yerger is the inaugural recipient of the “Excellence in Public Service Award” from Widener University Commonwealth Law School. The award honors and recognizes Ms. Yerger’s commitment to public service and highlights the impact of Widener Law Commonwealth alumni on the public sector. She received the award at this year’s Evening at the Capitol reception on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
An active and involved member of her community, Ms. Yerger works with a variety of non-profits and charities in central Pennsylvania, including St. Stephen's Episcopal School, the American Heart Association, Capital Region, the YWCA, and Dauphin County Children and Youth Services. She has been recognized for her community involvement, receiving the American Heart Association’s "Volunteer of the Year" in 2003 and "Spirit of Heart Award" in 2008, and the YWCA’s "Woman of Excellence Award” in 2012.
In 2014, Ms. Yerger was honored by PBA's Commission on Women in the Profession with the Lynette Norton Award, which annually recognizes a female attorney who excels in litigation skills and is devoted to assisting other women who follow in the legal profession. She was also selected in 2014 as one of The Legal Intelligencer's "Women of the Year," a list that highlights and recognizes the achievements of top women attorneys across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
In her legal practice, Ms. Yerger counsels clients in relation to commercial litigation and labor and employment matters, and regularly litigates and is the lead trial lawyer in commercial disputes, constitutional law claims, professional licensure issues, regulatory matters, and employment defense litigation.
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Post & Schell, P.C. is committed to defining, measuring and achieving legal excellence. We provide sophisticated legal services and strategic counseling to highly regulated industries and their directors, officers, and stakeholders regionally and nationally. Our attorneys provide our clients with problem-solving and efficient representation in transactional, litigation, regulatory, compliance, corporate, and public policy matters.
Our practice groups are vertically integrated into a variety of highly regulated industries including: banking and financial services; commercial transportation; commercial construction; energy & utilities; environmental; health care; higher education; hospitality; information technology and informatics; insurance; manufacturing; pharmaceutical and medical device; pharmacy benefit management; and professional services.
With offices in Washington, D.C., Princeton, NJ, and Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Lancaster, and Allentown, PA, our attorneys represent industries in a variety of venues and geographic markets.