Stevens & Lee Names Four New Shareholders
PHILADELPHIA and HARRISBURG, PA, and PRINCETON, NJ, January 2, 2024 – Stevens & Lee announced today that Timothy Randolph Barr, Ambrose W. Heinz, Rubeena S. Sehgal and Brandon S. Shemtob have been named Shareholders of the firm effective January 1, 2024.
Timothy Randolph “Randy” Barr concentrates his practice on corporate transactions, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions for privately held companies. His representations include private equity funds, independent sponsors, strategic purchasers, founder and successor shareholders of closely held businesses and management teams in connection with transactions in the middle market space. He has experience negotiating and drafting deals that are backed by representation and warranty insurance, as well as traditional indemnification packages.
His experience extends to negotiating, drafting and reviewing a range of commercial contracts, with particular experience regarding portfolio companies of existing private equity company clients.
Mr. Barr earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.S. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Ambrose W. Heinz focuses his practice on all manner of real estate and land use matters, assisting clients in protecting and maximizing the value of their real estate holdings. He is an experienced land use and zoning attorney who represents clients in obtaining federal, state and local land development and zoning approvals for residential, commercial and industrial developments throughout Pennsylvania. He has represented a wide array of clients in complex and controversial projects before various municipal governing bodies, zoning authorities, boards and courts.
Mr. Heinz also represents numerous clients across industries in commercial real estate transactions, including purchase, sale and leasing of office, retail and industrial properties.
Mr. Heinz earned his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University and his B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University.
Rubeena S. Sehgal assists a range of individuals and business owners in tax and estate planning, particularly with issues and approaches involving estate and trust administration, gift and generation-skipping tax matters, nonprofit organizations, guardianships and estate and trust litigation. She has a depth of experience in the preparation of wills and trusts and helps clients leverage various opportunities for favorable tax planning purposes, including grantor retained annuity trusts, spousal lifetime access trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, qualified domestic trusts and supplemental needs trusts.
Ms. Sehgal also advises fiduciaries on estate and trust administration and assists with reviewing and preparing documents for probate and administration proceedings. Her experience also includes representing private and public organizations, foundations and charities with federal applications for tax-exempt status and state charitable registration filings.
Ms. Sehgal earned her J.D. from New York Law School and her B.S. from Rutgers University.
Brandon S. Shemtob serves as a strategic ally to clients in a range of labor and employment matters. He focuses on providing practical solutions and business-minded counsel to national and regional employers on labor relations issues, including decertification elections and negotiating initial and successor union collective bargaining agreements. He also defends employers in a range of discrimination matters and claims before state and federal courts and represents employers in unfair labor practice charges before the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Shemtob is an experienced dispute and trial strategist who has served in leading roles in obtaining favorable settlements and trial judgements on behalf of clients.
He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School and his B.S., with distinction, from The Pennsylvania State University.