Hangley Aronchick Announces Leadership Change
With 47 lawyers across four offices, Hangley Aronchick is the 52nd largest firm in Pennsylvania, according to the most recent edition of The Legal'sannual magazine PaLaw.
According to figures provided by Pudlin, Hangley Aronchick's gross revenue rose by 14.7 percent from 2010 to 2011, 7.2 percent from 2011 to 2012 and is currently on track to grow by 37.7 percent from 2012 to 2013.
Aronchick said that revenue growth is a product of the firm's dedication to another one of its original goals: developing a balance of homegrown and lateral talent.
Shareholders John S. Summers, John J. Kenney and David M. Scolnic, each of whom either began his career at Hangley Aronchick or joined the firm as a young lawyer, are all examples of the former, Aronchick said.
Schiller, meanwhile, exemplifies one of the firm's most successful lateral hires, according to Aronchick.
Schiller joined the firm in 2009 along with five other attorneys from the Philadelphia office of DLA Piper, where he led the litigation practice.
By 2011, the firm had added Schiller to its nameplate.
Aronchick said he hopes to maintain the level of quality of homegrown and lateral talent Hangley has helped usher in as chairman.
Part of what's made the firm successful is its diverse practice base, which Aronchick said has been built through a focus on the quality of the attorneys it hires rather than the type of practice they bring with them.
"We are wide open," Aronchick said. "To us, it so much matters who is calling us, rather than what they do."