Craig A. Styer of Fox Rothschild Appointed to Chester County Economic Development Council Board of Directors

July 9, 2009 – In The News

Craig A. Styer, a partner in the Litigation Department of Fox Rothschild and resident in the firm’s Exton office, was appointed to the board of directors of the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) for a term beginning July 1, 2009.

The CCEDC is a private nonprofit economic development organization that has been nurturing economic growth in Chester County and the surrounding region for more than 40 years. Its mission is to encourage and promote the smart economic growth and prosperity of Chester County. The Council’s portfolio of business growth services includes low-interest financing; small business lending; workforce training, retention and expansion; customized international business assistance; land and building site selection; brownfields consultation and remediation; urban redevelopment; and agricultural economic development. The CCEDC also offers state-of-the art conference and training facilities at its brand new facility in Eagleview.

Styer, who serves as Administrative Chair of Fox Rothschild’s Litigation Department in the Exton office and is a member of the firm's Partnership Advancement Committee, solves business problems for clients. He successfully represents clients in matters involving shareholder disputes, real estate, insurance coverage, probate litigation and complex business litigation. He also represents clients in employment issues such as restrictive covenants, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of employment agreements and unfair business practices.

A lifelong resident of Chester County, Styer is active in many community and professional organizations, serving on the boards of the Chester County Bar Association, Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry and his local youth organization. He is also a frequent speaker to business groups on such topics as restrictive covenants, protection of trade secrets and confidential information and shareholder disputes.

Styer received his J.D., magna cum laude, in 1990 from Widener University School of Law and his B.A. in 1987 from Dickinson College.

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