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Barley Snyder Welcomes Four New Attorneys

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November 1, 2016

Lancaster, Pa. – Barley Snyder LLP has announced four new attorney hires due to growth in a number of the firm’s practice areas.

“The growth we’ve experienced at Barley Snyder in the last few years has allowed us to bring on four excellent new attorneys,” Barley Snyder Managing Partner Jeff Lobach said. “These new lawyers increase our professional force and enhance our expertise. Adding them adds value to the firm, which ultimately adds value for our clients.”

Brian A. Korman joined the firm in September as an associate in the firm’s Business and Real Estate practice groups. He is a Lancaster County native and earned his law degree from Elon University School of Law in North Carolina. While in law school, Korman worked as a clerk in the North Carolina Business Court as well as the Office of the Bankruptcy Administrator for the Middle District of North Carolina. At Elon, he served as the editor-in-chief for the Elon Business Law Journal, was the business editor for the Elon Law Review and was named a business fellow at the school. Brian earned his undergraduate degree at Shippensburg University and was a former Barley Snyder summer associate.

Of Counsel Joseph Schalk practices in the Finance & Creditors’ Rights group of Barley Snyder after managing the bankruptcy group of a Philadelphia-based, high-volume mortgage default servicing firm in Harrisburg. He also expanded his practice to include the handling of residential mortgage foreclosures, court-mandated foreclosure diversion programs and bank-owned real estate closings. A former president of the Middle District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Bar Association, Schalk also assisted with the drafting and implementation of foreclosure diversion programs for Lycoming and Cumberland counties as well as the Middle District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Court program. He graduated from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, with an undergraduate degree from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.

Of Counsel Indraneela Dixit has practiced law on two different continents and now works as a real estate attorney concentrating on commercial leasing for Barley Snyder. Since immigrating to the United States, she works in commercial real estate deals in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas. Dixit received her original law degree in her native India, is fluent in the Hindi and Marathi languages and earned her American law degree at The George Washington University Law School in 2011.

Rita Linguiti (photo not available) worked her entire career as an attorney in the Philadelphia area, where she held a number of positions both at law firms and as an attorney at multi-national companies. She now works in contract review, negotiation and management projects at Barley Snyder. An undergraduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Linguiti received her J.D. at the Widener University School of Law in 1997.

About Barley Snyder

Barley Snyder is a law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 70 attorneys practicing from offices located in Lancaster, York, Reading, Malvern and Hanover, Pa., and Hunt Valley, Md. The firm serves businesses, individuals and organizations in all major areas of civil law including: business, employment, immigration, employee benefits, finance & creditors’ rights, intellectual property, litigation, estate planning and administration, real estate, tax, construction, environment and energy, health care, education and municipal authority | @BarleySnyder

Media Contact: Michael Sadowski, Communications Coordinator or 717-280-8842

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