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Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino Employees Brave the Rain to Walk for a Cure for Cancer

Posted on October 19th, 2009

October 19, 2009

Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
721 Route 202-206
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Chief Marketing Officer
(908) 722-0700 x4224

Tallman Hudders & Sorrentino Employees Brave the Rain
to Walk for a Cure for Cancer

Allentown, PA (October 19, 2009) – Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, the Pennsylvania office of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., is proud to announce that, despite the rain and cold, thirty-two employees, including two survivors of breast cancer, participated in the 17th Annual Women’s 5K Classic on Saturday, October 17, 2009, at the Lehigh Parkway. Participants from the firm layered up to support the rain or shine event. Over $200,000 was raised to fund local support programs for women with breast cancer and other female cancers in the Lehigh Valley. The firm is an ardent supporter of the Women’s 5K Classic, as it has been directly affected by this disease as many from the firm have had a loved one diagnosed with breast cancer.

“I walked in this event for years before I was diagnosed with breast cancer. Since that time I have raised more than $3,500 through the support of my family, friends and my THS family. For the past four years, I have continued to walk in the event as a survivor. I was proud to walk with my friends at THS and my new friends at NMM on Saturday, as we all gave our support to a wonderful cause,” said Janice Buchman of Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino. Linda Partenope, another survivor and employee of the firm stated, “The weather certainly did not dampen our spirits one bit. While the event was very emotional for me as a survivor, I really had a wonderful day and was thrilled to be sharing it with my coworkers.”

As a sponsor of the event, the Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus Women’s Forum participated in the Health Expo held at Cedar Crest College on October 16, 2009, where representatives passed pedometers out to 5K participants and team captains picking up their race numbers and tags.

The Norris McLaughlin, P.A. Women’s Forum is comprised of approximately 41 women attorneys who excel in their areas of legal expertise, with nearly a third of the firm’s women attorneys being Members of the firm. The mission of the NMM Women’s Forum is to promote women and recognize the significance of establishing reciprocal relationships among female professional colleagues. Members of the NMM Women’s Forum are committed to involvement in the region’s business, legal, charitable, civic and women’s groups and organizations. The Women’s Forum is active in several organizations, including: Allentown Art Museum; Boys and Girls Club of Allentown Foundation; Girls, Inc. of Bethlehem; Lehigh Valley Estate Planning Council; Women Presidents’ Organization and many more.

For more information on the NMM Women’s Forum, please email


Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, P.C., the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., prides itself on its 35 very talented and tested attorneys and 11 paralegals that believe in dedication to client service, a commitment to each other and to community, and a personally fulfilling working environment. Its attorneys know the value of working collaboratively, sharing ideas and information regarding new and emerging laws and legal trends, for the benefit of its clients. The team approach to solving clients’ needs anticipates unexpected issues and creates positive outcomes. It also fosters cooperation between lawyers and clients that yields close attorney/client bonds not found at many other law firms.

Over the past two years, in an effort to continue to deliver on the ideals of client service and personal fulfillment, the managing partners and others in Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino have looked intently at the firm’s strategic direction. In response to the requests of many of its clients to deliver additional types of services to them, it merged with Norris McLaughlin, P.A., a full service law firm based in Bridgewater, New Jersey, with a significant presence in New York on June 1, 2009.

Norris McLaughlin, P.A. brings to the combined firm more than 100 attorneys from diverse backgrounds, holding degrees from top U.S. law schools, who regularly serve as leaders in bar associations, various trade groups, and charitable organizations. With 25 of its members listed in the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers and 23 selected as Super Lawyers for 2009, in addition to an active repertoire of speaking engagements and legal publications, attorneys at Norris McLaughlin, P.A. embody large-firm talent in a small-firm setting. This combination of legal talent and personable surroundings allows attorneys at Norris McLaughlin, provide service and value to their clients on an individual level. It is the goal of Norris McLaughlin& Marcus to accommodate the needs of every client, who run the gamut, from Fortune 500 corporations to smaller publicly and privately held companies to start-up companies and individuals, through the use of experience, strategic planning and common courtesy.

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