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Mark Chopko Speaks at Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities Meeting

February 15, 2018
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Partner Mark E. Chopko served as a panelist for school administrators of Catholic Higher Education at the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities’ meeting on Feb. 3 in Washington, D.C. Chopko’s presentation discussed civil law realities of being a Catholic institution of higher education, and explored corporate structures, employment, regulatory, and Church and State issues confronting college leadership. The presentation was paired with an exploration of canon law issues.

Chopko chairs Stradley Ronon’s nonprofit and religious organizations practice group and advises clients, including colleges and universities, in matters involving structural, business, governance, regulatory and complex litigation. He specializes in defending religious organizations and also teaches a seminar on church-state law at Georgetown University Law Center. A former general counsel for the U.S. Conference on Catholic Bishops, he has participated in more than 30 Supreme Court cases as counsel for religious groups in friend-of-the-Court briefs.

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