Pathways welcomes new Board Chair, Ira Richards

  • Chris and Ira together
    Christine Simiriglia, CEO and Ira Richards, Chair at the Pathways to Housing PA Holiday Extravaganza!
Ira Neil Richards, Esq. has been elected Chair of the Pathways to Housing PA Board of Directors.  Ira is a partner in the law firm of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, where he is Chair of the Firm’s Class Action Practice Group and the Firm’s Political Action Committee.  In addition, he is a certified yoga instructor.
Ira practices nationally representing clients in complex litigation matters.  He has decades of experience in litigating complex, multiparty class actions for businesses and government agencies on both the plaintiffs' and defendants' sides.  His class action experience spans a variety of substantive areas, including antitrust, securities, and consumer matters.  He also represents clients in matters involving issues of corporate governance disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, and securities sales and valuations.  In addition, Ira represents government agencies in matters under state and federal law.  As an appellate advocate, Ira has argued cutting edge issues in federal and state appellate courts.
His election to Chair comes after serving as a member at large since last year. We're thrilled to continue to work with Ira in his new position! 

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