December 9, 2016

AG-Elect Shapiro Appoints Task Force To Attract Best & Brightest To His Office

Attorney General-Elect Josh Shapiro this week announced the formation of a Personnel and Planning Task Force to help him recruit the best, brightest and most diverse talent to the Office of Attorney General.
“I’m proud of this bipartisan group of leaders from across our Commonwealth who are helping me build the team that will lead the Office of Attorney General,” Shapiro said. “I’m grateful for the service of these attorneys, prosecutors and leaders from across Pennsylvania. With their help, we’ll have our leadership team in place and ready to serve the people of Pennsylvania.”
The Personnel and Planning Task Force is led by four co-chairs and a senior counsel:
-- Wadud Ahmad, Partner, Ahmad Zafferese LLC, and former Philadelphia prosecutor
-- Leslie Gromis Baker, Co-Chair and Managing Director of State and Federal Government Relations, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, and former chief of staff to Gov. Tom Corbett
-- Walter Cohen, Partner, Obermayer, Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel and former Pennsylvania Attorney General
-- Leslie Anne Miller, Principal, Leslie Anne Miller Esq. and former General Counsel to Gov. Ed Rendell
-- William R. Sasso, Chairman, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young; Task Force’s Senior Counsel
Members of the Task Force include:
-- MeeCee Baker, President/CEO, Versant Strategies
-- Joann Bell, Director, Pugliese Associates
-- Neal Bisno, Executive Vice President, Service Employees International Union
-- Pat Brier, Partner, Myers, Brier & Kelly
-- Tony Coelho, former Member, U.S. Congress
-- Steve Crawford, President, Wojdak & Associates
-- William Curtis, Pastor, Mt. Ararat Baptist Church
-- John Fry, President, Drexel University
-- Steve Irwin, Partner, Leech Tishman
-- Lauren Lambrugo, Chief Operating Officer, Montgomery County
-- Jannie Lau, Executive Vice President/Gen. Counsel, InterDigital
-- Charlie Lyons, President, Shelly Lyons
-- Jim Martin, District Attorney, Lehigh County
-- John McNesby, President, FOP Lodge #5
-- Dennis Pagliotti, President and Business Manager, Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local #1
-- Vincent Quatrini, Chairman, Quatrini Rafferty
-- Brian Regli, Founder, Drakontas
-- David Senoff, Partner, Anapol Weiss
-- Kevin Steele, District Attorney, Montgomery County
For more information, contact Joe Grace by calling 215-964-7093 or send email to: