Michael S. Harrington of Fox Rothschild Elected to Eastern Technology Council’s Board of Directors

October 25, 2007

Michael S. Harrington, a partner with Fox Rothschild LLP, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Eastern Technology Council.

Harrington serves as co-chair of Fox's Corporate Department, is the managing partner of Fox's Chester County (PA) office, and is a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Harrington concentrates his practice on representing early- and middle-stage growth, technology, and life science companies in corporate finance, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, securities, and related topics.

"Michael is widely regarded as one of this region's leading technology and life science company attorneys," stated Dianne Strunk, Eastern Technology Council's CEO. "He has been a tremendous contributor to the Technology Council for years and has served since 2006 as a member of our Strategic Advisory Board. We are thrilled to appoint Michael to our Board of Directors and look forward to working closely with him as we shape the future of the Technology Council and as we enhance this region's technology and life science company community."

"The Technology Council is a terrific organization and is a critical part of this region's successful technology and life science company community," said Harrington. "Dianne and her colleagues have been instrumental in helping to foster a dynamic and vibrant environment for technology and life science companies to grow and prosper in this region. I am honored to be given the chance to serve in a higher capacity in such a terrific organization."

Harrington was recently selected as a 2007 "40 Under 40," a recognition by The Philadelphia Business Journal honoring the top 40 business professionals in Pennsylvania. He also was recently selected as a 2007 "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly. As such, Harrington is one of only 35 Pennsylvania attorneys under the age of 40 selected as a future leader of the Commonwealth's legal community and for having made a significant commitment to the community-at-large.

Eastern Technology Council (www.techcouncil.org ) serves leaders of more than 700 technology and life sciences companies by providing valuable contacts and capital, and information and education, through a wide variety of events, publications, and innovative services. Eastern Technology Council provides a business culture that embraces start-ups and established companies by promoting, supporting, growing, funding, and rewarding entrepreneurial activities in the region in an effort to promote growth and successful businesses.

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