June 3, 2013

Transportation Law Update, Volume 14, Number 3


Rawle & Henderson LLP is pleased to announce that Cynthia M. Certo and Timothy J. Abeel were named 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers by Law & Politics and the publishers of Philadelphia Magazine. The process started with thousands of ballots being sent to attorneys in Pennsylvania and then practice-specific “Blue Ribbon” panels reviewed the selections and listed the nominees with the highest scores.  The attorneys chosen represent the top 5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania.

Cynthia M. Certo concentrates her practice in the area of commercial motor vehicle defense. Ms. Certo earned a B.S., cum laude, from Villanova University in 1987 and a J.D in 1994 from the Temple University Law School. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Advocacy of Temple University and a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association. Ms. Certo is a Hearing Committee Member serving the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Bars of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.

Timothy J. Abeel has defended transportation companies in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Delaware for more than 30 years. He established Rawle & Henderson’s largest practice group, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Section. Tim was one of the founders of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) and he served as President of TIDA in 2000-2001. From 1994 to 2003, he was a member of the TIDA Board of Directors. His clients include some of the largest transportation companies and insurers of commercial motor vehicles in the United States. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Rawle & Henderson LLP.


Gary N. Stewart was on the faculty for a Widener University School of Law Intensive Trial Advocacy Program (ITAP) on Openings and Closings in a Civil Case. The event was held on the Harrisburg campus of Widener Law. Gary is a partner in the Commercial Motor Vehicle Section in our Harrisburg office. Gary is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont and Rhode Island as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey, the District of Massachusetts, the District of Rhode Island, the District of Connecticut and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First and Third Circuits.

For more information, please contact Gary at gstewart@rawle.com.


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