News & Insights

Four Mette, Evans & Woodside Attorneys Named “Super Lawyers”

Mette, Evans & Woodside attorneys Kathryn L. Simpson, James L. Goldsmith and Michael A. Farrell were named as top attorneys in Pennsylvania by Super Lawyers. Attorney Victoria P. Edwards was also recognized by Super Lawyer as a Rising Star. The Super Lawyers honor is reserved for attorneys who exhibit excellence in their legal practice, with just five percent achieving the recognition in the state.

Attorneys Farrell and Edwards Successfully Defend Workers’ Compensation Challenge for Client

The Court decided in Attorneys Farrell and Edward’s favor that the Workers’ Compensation Judge does not have jurisdiction to review a Utilization Review Determination where the Provider under review fails to provide medical records to the reviewer. The Court also held that denying the Claimant the right to a hearing did not violate the Claimant’s right to due process because the Claimant does not have a property interest in his future medical treatment.

Paul J. Bruder, Jr. Joins Mette, Evans & Woodside as Shareholder

Experienced in environmental, natural resource and energy law
The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside announced that attorney Paul J. Bruder has joined the firm as a Shareholder. Over the course of his career, Mr. Bruder practiced at Rhoads & Sinon for 20 years where he served as the Chair of its Environmental Practice Group, as well as with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Mette, Evans & Woodside Selected as 2018 Best Law Firm for the Eighth Consecutive Year

For the eighth consecutive year, Mette, Evans & Woodside has been named as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report. The 2018 first-tier ranking for the Harrisburg, PA metropolitan area is for the firm’s work in the Trust and Estates practice area. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.