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Two Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino Attorneys Recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

May 26, 2011

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.
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Two Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino Attorneys Recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

Allentown, PA (May 26, 2011) – Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., announced that one of its members have been selected for inclusion on the list of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® 2011. Barbara L. Hollenbach has been selected for inclusion in the Worker’s Compensation section for her fifth year. Only five percent of Pennsylvania attorneys are given this honor. Jeffrey S. Stewart, also a member of the firm, has been selected for inclusion in the Employment and Labor section of Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® 2011 Rising Stars Edition. Only two and a half percent of Pennsylvania attorneys are given this honor.

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, and is published in the Philadelphia Magazine and in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine. Pennsylvania Super Lawyers are selected based on a peer-review survey mailed to thousands of attorneys throughout the state serving as both in-house counsel and outside counsel, a blue-ribbon panel review process, and independent research on each candidate. Polling, research and selection are performed by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc.

Hollenbach, a resident of Bethlehem, focuses her practice on workers’ compensation, professional liability, products liability, and general litigation. Her civil litigation experience includes representing manufacturers of motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, and other products. She also represents a variety of professionals including psychiatrists and veterinarians as well as clients in will contest actions including allegations of undue influence and lack of mental capacity. Barbara earned her J.D., cum laude, in 1978 and her B.A., with highest distinction, in 1975 from Pennsylvania State University. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and an active community volunteer. She has served on the boards and has been president of numerous charitable organizations, including Historic Bethlehem, Inc., Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, Quota International of Bethlehem, and the YWCA of Bethlehem.

Stewart, a resident of Allentown, focuses his practice on labor and employment law. His experience includes representing management and has included trying cases before the National Labor Relations Board and the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board. He has handled numerous unfair labor practice charges, unit clarification hearings and grievance arbitrations. Stewart counsels employers in union avoidance and has helped his clients successfully defeat union representation elections. He also serves as lead negotiator for a number of his clients during collective bargaining. He counsels clients in such matters as non-compete agreements, sexual harassment investigations, FLSA compliance, unemployment compensation, and drafting employment policies and handbooks. He is a member of the board of directors of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management, where he also serves as the Chair of its Legislative Committee. Stewart earned his J.D. in 2001 from Dickinson School of Law and his B.A., magna cum laude, in 1995 from Syracuse University. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Bar Association of Lehigh County.