Communications Committee

The Communications Committee shall plan, implement and oversee the public relations activities of the Business Law Section (BLS), including but not limited to, publishing a BLS newsletter. The Committee may also place articles and information about the BLS and its activities in the media and in publications of the Philadelphia Bar Association with the prior approval of the Executive Council. The Committee may in its discretion appoint the following subcommittees: Newsletter, List Serv, and Web Site.

The Insider

The Insider is a publication of the Business Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. The purpose of the publication is to facilitate communication among the membership of the Section on topics and events of general interest to business law practitioners. The Insider may be utilized for the following purposes:

  • To publicize opportunities and events that may be of interest to the Section membership;
  • To provide information to the membership on topics that may be of general interest;
  • To reach a wider audience and increase the visibility of the Section;
  • To inform the Section membership of its projects and goals;
  • To share information with the Section membership regarding accomplishments of members and public figures.

You are invited to contribute to the Insider by providing any of the following items:

Business Law Happenings: Articles of in depth interest to members of the Section in relevant areas of practice.

Business Briefs: Any professional news regarding yourself or another Section Member

Book Reviews: Book Reviews on topics of general interest to membership. Fiction or non-fiction reviews are both welcome.

Business Law Alert: Timely articles on matters of professional interest representing changes in the law or developments in your practice affecting lawyers and clients.

Committee Reports: Committee Chairs should take this opportunity to inform the membership of their present and future projects.

All contributions and inquiries should be sent to the attention of the editors Phyllis Horn Epstein at and/or Renee F. Bergmann at


Phyllis Horn Epstein
Epstein, Shapiro & Epstein, PC
1515 Market Street, 15th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102
O: 215.563.1200