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Leaders of Stradley Ronon’s Nonprofit & Religious Organizations Group Present at the 2022 RCRI National Conference

October 07, 2022
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys,  Mark E. Chopko, Jennifer A. Gniady and Michael D. O’Mara, presented at the 2022 Annual Resource Center for Religious Institutes (RCRI) Conference. Held from Oct. 4-7 in Dallas, TX, the conference’s theme was “A Synodal Church: Together in Service to the Church’s Mission.” Chopko, Gniady and O’Mara have significant experience representing nonprofit, religious and higher education institutions.

Chopko, chair of the nonprofit & religious group, and O’Mara, a senior litigation partner, hosted “Sponsorships in Jeopardy,” exploring recent litigation concerning the relationships between sponsors and ministries, which offered practical tips for ensuring traditional expectations are respected.

Gniady serves as counsel and presented several workshops on topics including governance issues learned from the pandemic and navigating administrative rules and judicial cases concerning employees in ministry.

Highly regarded as a trusted adviser and advocate for nonprofit and religious organizations, Stradley Ronon addresses the challenges and obstacles that nonprofits face helping them achieve their missions. The firm represents tax-exempt organizations of all types – religious organizations, colleges and universities, charter schools and other educational institutions, health care and social services agencies, and others serving the community – regarding the myriad of legal issues that arise throughout their life cycles.

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Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in eight strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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