Sweet Stevens Attorneys Selected to 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
New Britain, PA – Ellis H. Katz and Thomas C. Warner of Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams LLP have been selected to the 2022 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. Katz, of counsel to the firm, has been named to Super Lawyers annually since 2009, and Warner, a partner, has been recognized as a “Rising Star” since 2015.
Super Lawyers recognizes no more than 5 percent of top attorneys in each state every year. Rising Stars reflects just 2.5 percent of top attorneys in each state who are under the age of 40 or in practice for less than 10 years.
Ellis Katz is an authority on private and public sector labor law. He represents school districts and municipalities and guides clients on employee/student discipline issues, collective bargaining, grievance and interest arbitration. He has taught graduate classes in labor relations at Penn State University and served as the assistant counsel to the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board.
Thomas Warner represents Pennsylvania school districts and entities in matters of special education litigation. He also provides in-service training to districts on defensible special education programming and confidentiality/disclosure issues involving education records. He is a frequent presenter on special education legal issues.
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Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams, LLP was formed in 1995 by nine experienced education lawyers who created the first private law practice in Pennsylvania dedicated entirely to Education Law. Since then, the firm has grown to 24 attorneys who represent over 290 school and municipal entities as Solicitors or as Special Counsel in more than 50 counties throughout Pennsylvania.