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Willig, Williams & Davidson Attorney Concludes Service as Chair of Pennsylvania IOLTA Board

February 27, 2019

Irwin W. Aronson had been appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to serve as chair of Interest on Lawyers Trust Account board, which administers grants to foster equal justice programs

PHILADELPHIA (February 2019) ­– Willig, Williams & Davidson congratulates firm partner Irwin W. Aronson on the publication of the Pennsylvania Interest on Lawyers Trust Account (IOLTA) Board annual report. Aronson served as the 2018 chair of the Pennsylvania IOLTA Board after being appointed to the position by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. IOLTA is a grant-making body that funds equal access to justice programs through the interest earned on certain lawyer trust accounts.

The mission of the Pennsylvania IOTLA is to award grants that support the provision of free legal assistance to low-income Pennsylvanians in civil matters where a basic human need, such as access to shelter, nutrition, or health care, is at stake. Since the board’s inception, more than $295 million has been granted to organizations including Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program, Women Against Abuse Legal Center, Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc., and more.

To learn more about the Pennsylvania IOLTA Board, read its annual report.

Serving on the IOLTA board since 2012, Aronson is its longest-serving Chair. A respected appellate advocate, he concentrates his practice in labor and employment law, employee benefits matters, governmental affairs and legislative drafting and analysis. Aronson possesses a broad range of experience in litigation and legislative matters ranging from fair labor standards and unemployment compensation to housing and urban development and elections and voting rights. He is the partner-in-residence of Willig, Williams & Davidson’s Harrisburg office.

About Willig, Williams & Davidson – Willig, Williams & Davidson is one of the largest and most respected union-side labor law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Philadelphia, Jenkintown and Harrisburg, Pa., as well as Haddonfield, N.J., and Chicago, Ill. Founded in 1979, Willig, Williams & Davidson focuses on representing labor unions, employee benefit funds and individual working people and their families on a variety of legal fronts, including national, regional and local contract negotiations; dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and litigation; tax and benefit law compliance issues; discrimination and other employment matters; prepaid legal services for union members; and workers’ compensation matters in Philadelphia and beyond.

   
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