Three Weber Gallagher Attorneys Join the Partnership


Philadelphia, PA – January 11, 2017 – Weber Gallagher is pleased to announce the election of Caitlin J. Goodrich, Matthew G. Laver and Anthony T. Ling to the Partnership. 

Goodrich, who is based in the Philadelphia, PA office, defends healthcare professionals and correctional medical staff in medical malpractice and civil rights claims. Her clients include hospitals, physicians, nurses, physician assistants, certified registered nurse practitioners, psychiatrists and dentists. She also defends licensed professionals in cases relating to licensure and disciplinary matters before boards of medicine and osteopathic medicine.  She is a graduate of Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, where she earned her J.D., and George Washington University, where she earned her B.A.

Laver, who is based in the Philadelphia, PA office, focuses his practice on professional liability and has particular experience in the defense of lawyers.  He also handles matters in major litigation areas, including the defense of corporations in product liability actions that involve catastrophic injury or death. In addition, Laver represents restaurants in all aspects of the industry including contracts, leases, alcohol beverage law (licensing and litigation) and business start-up and entity formation. After graduating from University of Maryland School of Law, Laver served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Pamela Pryor Dembe, President Judge, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, and the Honorable Albert W. Sheppard, Jr., Commerce Program, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. He earned a B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania. 

Ling, who is based in the firm’s Warren, NJ office, focuses his New Jersey and New York practice on defending against general liability claims, including matters involving premises liability, construction site accidents and auto and property damage. He also defends clients in environmental exposure and toxic tort matters. He is a graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law and earned a B.A. from Drew University.


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