Five years ago we placed Seth Williams on the cover of Pennsylvania Rising Stars with the headline "The Man Who Would Be D.A.." Well, he did it. On Jan. 5 he takes office as the Philadelphia district attorney, the first African-American DA in state history.
Kate Gosselin from "Jon & Kate Plus 8" fame was granted the family home in eastern Pennsylvia and custody as primary caretaker of the eight kids in a no-fault divorce proceeding led by her lawyer Mark Momjian of Philadelphia, a perennial name on our Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list.
Malcom Gladwell, author of the The Tipping Point and Blink has a new book, Outliers: The Story Of Success. We particularly enjoyed the chapter, "The Three Lessons of Joe Flom." Flom, as many of you know, is the last living named partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, and a perennial name on the New York Metro Super Lawyers list and has been a Top 100 honoree as well. His story is the stuff of legend and Gladwell does his typical expert job telling it.