Stephanie Resnick Named to The Legal Intelligencer’s Women of the Year ListApril 30, 2014 – Press Releases
Stephanie Resnick, immediate past chair of the firmwide litigation department at Fox Rothschild LLP, has been recognized as one of the “Women of the Year” by The Legal Intelligencer.
This bi-annual list names female attorneys who stand out for their notable achievements and highlights the important work being done by women throughout Pennsylvania in all corners of the legal profession, including law firms, public interest organizations, government and other areas in which women are impacting the law.
Resnick is lauded for her many leadership roles, both within Fox Rothschild and the community. A member of the firm's Executive, Diversity and E-discovery Committees, Resnick is also the former chairwoman of the firm’s Partnership Advancement committee. She previously served as the Third Circuit's representative to the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary. The committee evaluates candidates for the Federal Judiciary for the United States' district, circuit and supreme courts. She was also a former chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Board of Governors and Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention.
Resnick is a member of the Corporate Executive Board of the Philadelphia Art Museum. She also provides pro bono legal work on behalf of Support Center for Child Advocates and volunteers for numerous other nonprofit organizations. Additionally, she is the former chair of Women's Way, the nation's oldest and largest funding federation for services for women and children.
In her practice, Resnick is a senior trial lawyer who counsels individuals, corporations and boards of directors on all aspects of complex business litigation. She has particular fluency in directors’ and officers’ liability and corporate governance matters, shareholder and partnership disputes and disputes involving family businesses. Resnick is a past recipient of the Sandra Day O’Connor Award, presented annually by the Philadelphia Bar Association to a female attorney who has achieved the “highest degree of professional excellence in her field.”
Recently, Resnick was also named one of the “Top 250 Female Litigators in America” by Benchmark and as a leading litigator in Chambers USA. For many years, she has been included in a list of “Super Lawyers” as well as the “Top 50 Women Lawyers in Pennsylvania,” “Top 100 Lawyers in Pennsylvania” (one of only 10 women lawyers in the Commonwealth to do receive that designation), and “Top 100 Lawyers in Philadelphia” by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine.