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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Grows with Addition of Barry L. Klein

Firm adds leading Philadelphia-area employee benefits and compensation lawyer

PHILADELPHIA (August 2016) – The Philadelphia office ofChamberlain Hrdlicka, one of the nation’s most profitable mid-size law firms, continues its expansion with longtime employee benefits and compensation attorney Barry L. Klein.

“I was deeply impressed by the flexibility and autonomy that Chamberlain Hrdlicka offers its shareholders,” Klein said. “The firm’s leadership recognizes that the practice of law is changing, and to offer the best value to our clients, we have to change the way we do business. I’m thrilled to be part of Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s growth plans for the region.”

For 30 years, Klein has advised employers on the potential opportunities and the limitations of their employee benefits and compensation arrangements. He has counseled employers ranging from sole proprietors and partnerships to multinational companies, major hospital centers and universities regarding their employee benefits and executive compensation arrangements.

“Barry’s deep experience in these important issues allows Chamberlain Hrdlicka to offer skilled and knowledgeable counsel to all of its clients,” said Shareholder Ken Trujillo. “We are fortunate to have him join the Philadelphia office of Chamberlain Hrdlicka.”

“We are delighted to have Barry in our expanding Philadelphia office and look forward to continued growth in the region,” said Managing Shareholder Wayne Risoli. 

Prior to joining Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Klein was a partner at Blank Rome where he chaired the firm’s Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice. Chambers USA has recognized Klein as a leader in employee benefits and compensation law, noting his “deep experience in ERISA law” and his “ability to grasp issues quickly and approach things from a very practical business perspective.”

Klein received his bachelor’s degree from University of Pennsylvania before going on to earn his law degree from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, where he now is an adjunct professor of law in the Graduate Tax Program. A resident of Wrightstown, he serves on the board of directors and is Immediate Past President of Ohev Shalom of Bucks County in Richboro, Pennsylvania.