Lancaster, Pa. – Barley Snyder attorney Elizabeth Melamed was elected to the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster at a board meeting held on May 24. She will serve a one-year term.
Prior to being elected to the board, Melamed served as a volunteer for the Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster.
Melamed is an associate in Barley Snyder’s Litigation practice group. She defends health systems, providers and hospitals against malpractice claims while working to prevent the claims from ever happening. In addition to working inside the courtroom, Melamed consults and advises clients on compliance with federal and state health regulations.
“I am excited to take on this role and am humbled and honored to serve the Boys & Girls Club and the community,” Melamed said. “I look forward to contributing in any way I can to make a great organization even greater.”
Melamed’s also focuses her legal practice in cybersecurity, its breadth and scope in the business community and the health industry. She provides legal counseling on privacy, data security, and cybersecurity, including risk and liability concerns. She has presented at regional and statewide cybersecurity seminars. She has been published throughout Pennsylvania on methods to keep businesses safe and compliant in the ever-evolving field of cybersecurity.
Melamed received her J.D. from the Rutgers School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Drexel University. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Lancaster Bar Association and the Dauphin County Bar Association.
In addition to her involvement with the Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster, Melamed is active in the community, serving as a board member for the A&E Hearing Connection and on the board of directors for the Lancaster division of the American Heart Association.
About the Boys & Girls Club of Lancaster
The organization aims to enable all young people – especially those who need it most – to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
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