Spector Gadon & Rosen, P.C. has announced the appointment of Mark A. Tarasiewicz as the firm’s Executive Director of Administration. In his position, Tarasiewicz will direct strategic communications, marketing and human resources for one of the nation’s top ranked full-service law firms providing counsel and expertise from complex litigation to sophisticated transactional and corporate matters.
Tarasiewicz previously served as Executive Director of the 12,000-member Philadelphia Bar Association, the oldest association of lawyers in the United States, from January 2014 to June 2018. During his tenure as Executive Director, he made significant contributions to the Association’s success, including directing an award-winning external and internal communications program, negotiating affinity and sponsorship agreements that secured several million dollars in revenue, and advancing the Association’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. He also served successfully in several previous capacities at the Association including Associate Executive Director, Director of Communications, Director of New Media and Publications, and Senior Public Relations Associate starting in 1995.
Tarasiewicz is a three-time recipient of the Luminary Award presented by the American Bar Association’s National Association of Bar Executives. He has also served as an elected or appointed leader within several ABA affiliate organizations. Last year, Tarasiewicz was recognized with the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Arthur J. Birdsall Award for excellence in bar association executive leadership. He was inducted into the Philadelphia Public Relations Association Hall of Fame in 2012.
Tarasiewicz also served as Senior Communications Manager for Dechert LLP, directing marketing communications for its U.S. and international offices.
“I am proud to be working with Spector Gadon & Rosen, P.C.’s exceptionally talented team of attorneys under the leadership of Chairman Paul R. Rosen, George M. Vinci, Jr., and Managing Partner of the Executive Committee Daniel J. Dugan,” said Tarasiewicz. “For more than 40 years, Spector Gadon & Rosen, P.C. has built a reputation for quality, value, creativity and strength. I look forward to advancing the firm’s well-known reputation for putting client needs first and working tirelessly to achieve their objectives.”
“We are thrilled to appoint Mark to this important role to help guide the firm’s continued growth and success,” said Rosen. “Aligning Mark’s exceptional strategic communications, marketing and executive administration experience with our dynamic capabilities is a win-win. He is joining a respected, successful team at the perfect time as we continue to position Spector Gadon & Rosen, P.C. for the future.”
Spector Gadon & Rosen, P.C. represents business and commercial law clients nationally and internationally from its offices in Philadelphia, Pa., Marlton, N.J., St. Petersburg, Fla. and New York, N.Y. The firm serves national and local entities, corporate boards and highly placed individuals engaged in multifaceted industries (including finance and banking, manufacturing, hospitality, gaming and entertainment, real estate and commercial development, insurance and venture capital) through a cadre of dedicated and highly talented lawyers in specialized practice groups that include banking and financial services, bankruptcy and creditor rights, commercial litigation, corporate formation and governance, cyber risk and security, employment, environment and energy, estates, trust and wealth management, healthcare, hospitality, insurance coverage and insured casualty litigation, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, professional liability, real estate, securities and sports, entertainment and amusements.