Eckert Seamans Attorney Named to The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Interbranch Commission on Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Fairness

January 27, 2023

Eckert Seamans Philadelphia-based Associate Brooke A. Scicchitano has been named to The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Interbranch Commission on Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Fairness for a term effective January 23, 2023 through December 2024. The Commission’s membership consists of 24 diverse individuals appointed by the three Pennsylvania government branches.

Established in 2005, the Interbranch Commission applies the resources of all three government branches to raise both public and professional awareness of the impact of race, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability on the fair delivery of justice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; suggest ways to reduce or eliminate such bias or invidious discrimination within all branches of government and within the legal profession; and increase public confidence in the fairness of all three branches of government in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Learn more about the Interbranch Commission by visiting the Commission’s website.

“We are proud to have Brooke serve in this impactful role,” said Marc Stein, Member-In-Charge of Eckert Seamans’ Philadelphia office. “The Commissions’ mission to drive awareness and eliminate biases in the legal profession is an imperative one, and we are pleased to have Brooke be a part of those initiatives.”

Scicchitano focuses her practice on professional liability matters with a particular emphasis on the defense of health care providers, hospitals, and physicians in complex medical malpractice actions. She is a member of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania; the Pennsylvania Bar Association Minority Committee; and Philadelphia’s Young Lawyers Division.

Peter Hoffman, Eckert Seamans Member, commented: “The Eckert Seamans community is excited to support Brooke on this appointment. We look forward to the important work she will be doing as part of the Interbranch Committee.”

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