Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has announced that Andrew D.Linden, Rebecca J. Price, and R. Nicholas Nanovic have been promoted from Associates to Members of the firm, effective January 1, 2017.
“On behalf of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, we are proud to announce that Andrew, Rebecca, and Nick have become members of the firm,” said Matthew R. Sorrentino, Chairman of the firm. “Each of them has achieved the highest level of professional accomplishment and is committed to advancing and protecting the interests of our clients and the values of the firm.”
Linden focuses his practice on assisting corporate and individual clients with their business needs. His diverse practice includes litigating and resolving business disputes, such as “business divorces” in closely-held companies, products liability and warranty claims, health care matters, and construction claims, as well advising on business law issues. Linden also has experience assisting alcoholic beverage manufacturers and retailers with licensing and product labeling, including representing a craft distillery and limited brewery in connection with license applications, and providing guidance to brewers with respect to federal bottle labeling requirements and state distribution laws.
Price is a member of the Litigation Practice Group and also practices extensively on behalf of creditors in bankruptcy courts. She handles a wide range of lawsuits, including complex commercial business litigation, landlord/ tenant matters, and contract disputes. In her general litigation practice, she represents numerous insurance companies’ insureds in a wide spectrum of civil matters, and has represented clients in personal injury matters. Price represents local and out-of-state banks in bankruptcy, complex foreclosures, receiverships, and asset recovery matters, including negotiating deed in lieu transfers and confession of judgment for ejectment and money proceedings. She is trained to perform work for Fannie Mae. Price has also defended clients in actions to open or strike judgments entered by confession. Often, she is engaged as local counsel by attorneys in foreign districts.
Nanovic focuses his practice on taxation, estate planning and administration, and business law. He has extensive experience in drafting estate planning documents including wills, powers of attorney, health care directives, revocable trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), intentionally defective grantor trusts (IDGTs), charitable lead trusts (CLATs and CLUTs), charitable remainder trusts (CRATs and CRUTs), qualified personal residence trusts (QPRTs), and irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs). Nanovic advises clients on asset protection planning through the proper titling of property and establishment of limited partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs). He handles all aspects of estate administration including probate, obtaining an inventory of the assets, management of estate assets, distributions to beneficiaries, protection of executor when making decisions on handling estate debts and assets, preparation of estate fiduciary income tax returns, and preparation of the Pennsylvania inheritance tax return. Nanovic’s tax practice is focused on personal income taxes, business taxes, and gift and estate taxes. He also helps individuals and businesses negotiate their tax liabilities with the IRS and Pennsylvania Department of Revenue; assists in the formation of business entities including corporations, S corporations, LLCs, and partnerships; advises clients on how to properly structure the governing documents; and interprets pre-existing governing documents to help clients understand their rights and obligations for their roles in the business.