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PHILADELPHIA, May 13, 2019 – Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce that shareholders Kenneth Trujillo and Stewart Weintraub have been named to Super Lawyers’ 2019 “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” list. In addition, Super Lawyers has also selected Jennifer Weidler Karpchuk, senior counsel, for inclusion in its 2019 “Pennsylvania Rising Stars” list. The respective lists will be published in the June issue of Philadelphia magazine.
No more than 5% of all attorneys across the Commonwealth throughout 70 practice areas are selected for inclusion in the “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” list. Trujillo is listed by Super Lawyers as a “Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney” and Weintraub as a “Top Rated Tax Attorney.” The “Pennsylvania Rising Stars” list is comprised of no more than 2.5% of all lawyers in the state selected across 70 practice areas by a research team at Super Lawyers. Karpchuk is listed as a “Top Rated Tax Attorney." The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.
Trujillo represents United States and foreign corporations and government entities, executives, lawyers and other individuals with a focus on contract disputes, securities, antitrust, education and other regulatory issues. His practice involves complex civil litigation and class actions, and he counsels clients on governance, regulatory matters, internal investigations and government relations. Trujillo has been selected for inclusion in the “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” list annually since 2005.
Weintraub chairs Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice. With more than 45 years of experience, he helps clients to plan and structure transactions so that state and local tax obligations are minimized. Weintraub represents clients in all aspects of state and local tax compliance and litigation, from audits, through trials and appeals, to the appellate courts. He has been selected for inclusion in the “Pennsylvania Super Lawyers” list annually since 2004.
Karpchuk represents clients in various matters related to state and local taxation. Her clients include those challenging audit determinations and real estate assessment decisions, seeking refunds from state and local governments, handling administrative appeals, litigating unresolved disputes in state and local courts and handling post-trial appeals. Karpchuk is a frequent presenter nationally and is co-author of the Pennsylvania Tax Handbook, as well as the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Bar Association Tax Section State and Local Tax Committee’s Property Tax Deskbook. She has been selected for inclusion in the “Pennsylvania Rising Stars” list annually since 2016.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines, and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.